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Cortisol and its Effects on Your Sleep

It’s a hot topic in sleep research: the relationship between cortisol and the quality and patterns of sleep. I’ve been talking about cortisol for a while, but I’ve never devoted a stand-alone article to this important topic. It’s time to correct that....

Why a Regular Sleep Schedule Matters to Your Health

It’s been a week that’s felt more like a month -- or maybe even a year for some of us. The coronavirus outbreak has, at least temporarily, upended many of our day to day lives and wiped away many of the daily routines we’re so used to. Working out at the gym, going to...

Insomnia

11 Reasons You Can’t Sleep And Are Struggling to Stay Asleep

I’d like to discuss 11 reasons you can’t sleep and are struggling to stay asleep but first, let me take a moment and wish you a happy holiday no matter which one you celebrate this time of year. I’m grateful that you spend your time with me each week and to have this...

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,...

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

11 Reasons You Can’t Sleep And Are Struggling to Stay Asleep

I’d like to discuss 11 reasons you can’t sleep and are struggling to stay asleep but first, let me take a moment and wish you a happy holiday no matter which one you celebrate this time of year. I’m grateful that you spend your time with me each week and to have this...

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,...