Getting enough sleep is always hard for the nearly 41 million US adults that struggle with chronic sleep loss. But sleeping well during the hottest months provides many additional challenges. If you sleep six hours or less each night, you may find yourself cranky, irritable, […] Read more »
Quality sleep protects the brain by counteracting the effect of inadequate nutrition and physical and mental activity, stress, health problems, and more.
In these articles, you'll learn how sleep impacts your brain health and fitness and what you can do to improve the quality of your sleep.
Melatonin is one of the most widely used supplements to induce sleep. But there is a lot more to this naturally occurring “super hormone” than most people realize. It is a potent antioxidant that, since it readily crosses the blood-brain barrier, works on the brain […] Read more »
Artificial light and other sleep disruptions affect brain function and increase rates of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. Learn what to do … Our culture doesn’t place much value on sleep. How often have you thought that sleeping is a waste of time or heard […] Read more »
Your brain repairs itself and creates new cells while you sleep. Make sure you aren’t making any of these common sleep mistakes … Are you one of the millions of people who has insomnia? If so, you aren’t alone. 60 million Americans report regularly having […] Read more »