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Michael J Breus Ph.D.
So many women I talk to want to treat their sleep problems as naturally as possible. I’m on board with that idea!
Many women I see in my practice have questions about hormone replacement therapy, or HRT. They wonder about the benefits versus the risks.
If you’re a woman in your 40s or 50s, you’ve probably given some thought to how perimenopause and menopause might affect your health. Today we discuss the connection.
The women I talk with and treat as patients want to understand how menopause may affect their sleep and their health. This article will help you maneuver this experience.
Feeling uncomfortable and not like yourself? Sleep problems and other symptoms might be involved.
With jam-packed schedules and often a lot of stress, sleep issues for women in their 40s, 50s, and 60s would be likely even without a major biological change.
To get all the potential benefits—and avoid the pitfalls—naps need to be used correctly.
Is napping good for sleep, or bad? When is the best time to nap? Should you be worried—or feel guilty—if you're tempted to take a nap?
Over the years, I’ve treated a number of patients with violent and dangerous parasomnias. In all of these cases, the stakes are high.
Sleep forensics is the use of sleep medicine, science, and expertise in the investigation of violent, strange, and irrational behavior related to sleep—and crimes.
Sleep myths can hinder your ability to get your best, most restorative sleep. Steer clear of them, and you’ll be on the path to better sleep.
Everybody is busy these days, looking to squeeze as much time as they can out of the day. Can you learn how to bio-hack your sleep and take advantage of every minute?
The sleep-promoting, stress-reducing, disease-protecting power of this essential mineral!
Often times I have patients who have questions surrounding nutritional supplements, vitamins and minerals. Recently I had someone ask me about magnesium for sleep.
Sleep-related crimes? Understand the real science of sleep forensics.
To protect your sleep and your overall health, it’s sensible to keep binge watching in check. Here's why—and some tips from a binge watcher.
Even moderate amounts of alcohol in your system at bedtime alters sleep architecture—the natural flow of sleep through different stages.
Is blue light affecting your sleep and health?
Misunderstanding how sleep works can affect your health
School start times and the economy.
Can you hack your sleep schedule?
For better sleep, take a look at where you're resting your head
New research explores how warm nighttime temperatures disturb sleep.
Your sleep can affect the medication you take.
What you need to know about caffeine.
Tea can deliver some real health benefits
Exploring the scary side of sleep and dreaming.
Find out which chronotypes are most likely to snore.
Relaxation, a strong bio clock, and better sleep: 5-HTP may help.
The right equipment and attention to your daily habits can help you conquer these feelings.
Michael J. Breus, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and a diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine. He is the author of Beauty Sleep.