The switch to Daylight Saving Time in spring causes a shift in circadian rhythm and the effects aren't dissimilar to being sleep deprived or slightly drunk!
We baby boomers CAN stay mentally sharp
and keep our brains healthy as we grow older.
Lack of quality sleep can lead to a long list of brain issues. Here are more than a dozen steps you can take to improve your sleep.
Melatonin is one of the most widely used supplements to induce sleep. But there is a lot more to this natural "super hormone" than most people realize. It is a potent antioxidant that works on the brain to improve mood and memory, slow brain aging, and even help prevent Alzheimer's.
Do you find it harder to sleep in the summer? Read about 7 cool sleep tips for hot summer nights, plus why you can't sleep when the moon is full.
Can't sleep? Artificial light may be the culprit. Here's how to cope without sacrificing your lifestyle. Not getting enough sleep has been found to increase increase rates of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and even overall death rates. It's that important.
Your brain creates new cells while you sleep. Make sure you aren't making any of these 18 common sleep mistakes! Some reasons people can't sleep are largely out of their hands, such as having a physical or psychological health condition that causes insomnia. But most of us can't sleep because of choices we make during the day.