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How Eating Vegetarian (and Vegan) Affects Your Sleep

This is not medical advice. It is information you can use as a conversation starter with your physician or nutritionist. With plant-based diets exploding in popularity, this seems like a good time to talk about how vegan and vegetarian diets interact with...

Sleep. Self Control, And Weight Gain

Intuitively, you can probably guess that sleep affects self-control, but the ways in which that happens and leads to weight gain may be surprising. I think you'll find this interesting as we approach the indulgent holidays beginning with Halloween. Halloween is just...

Insomnia

What You Can Learn From Elon Musk About Sleeping

Between his multiple companies, and growing concerns about his electric car company Tesla, he reported at times working 120 hours per week. That's about 17 hours a day leaving the rest of that time (7 hours) to do everything else necessary in his life,...

How Sleep Deprivation Hurts Your Emotional Health

I don’t need to tell you that lack of sleep makes you testy, irritable, and short-tempered. We all know, through experience, how sleep deprivation puts us on a short fuse. Still, like with the cognitive impacts of sleep deprivation, most of my patients...

Snoring

How to fix a snoring problem

Find out which chronotypes are most likely to snore Do you snore? Has your partner or your family teased you for your loud honking and huffing while you sleep? Snoring can make people laugh—but most often it makes people tired, frustrated, and annoyed....

Sleep Disorders

Hacking Your CPAP Is A Very Bad Idea … Here’s Why

I read an article this week that was both enlightening as well as concerning and I wanted to talk about it here on my blog. It was surrounding an Australian hacker, who has taught people how to change their own CPAP pressure as they see fit. I want to start this by...

What You Can Learn From Elon Musk About Sleeping

Between his multiple companies, and growing concerns about his electric car company Tesla, he reported at times working 120 hours per week. That's about 17 hours a day leaving the rest of that time (7 hours) to do everything else necessary in his life,...

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