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The five-step method for falling asleep (even when you have the worst insomnia)

If you're sick of counting sheep in an attempt to nod off, we feel you.<p>Attempting to cure your insomnia is no mean feat - but one woman thinks she …

8 Ways to Improve Sleep Quality as You Age

As you age, you may find yourself waking up throughout the night. And you may wonder, "Is this a natural part of aging, or is something wrong?"<p>Rest …

The dermatologist-approved benefits of sleeping on a silk pillowcase

In my pre-teen days, I had a super cool pair of silk pajamas. They were light blue, covered in yellow daisies, and the ultimate luxury. If someone …

Night owls more likely to die earlier than morning larks, first study finds

Night owls, individuals who stay up late and struggle to get out of bed in the morning, are more likely to die sooner than morning larks, the first study into their death rates has found.<p>New research by the University of Surrey and Northwestern University in the US found that people who naturally …

Is It Bad to Take Melatonin? We Asked a Holistic Wellness Expert and Physician

Sleep is always a hot topic here at the Byrdie office. Mostly because we don't get enough of it—<i>whoops</i>. So while it's our natural tendency to sink …

10 Free Meditations to Encourage Restful Sleep

I really resisted getting into meditation. I thought it was too quiet, boring, and unproductive—I like action. But I noticed the calm in people who …

What to Know About Taking Melatonin Supplements to Improve Your Sleep

There are few things more frustrating than being wide awake when all you want to do is sleep — especially when it’s a regular occurrence. But what can you do about it? If you’ve ever Googled it, you likely encountered a never-ending supply of solutions that people swear by, including behavioral …

Signs You’re Dangerously Sleep Deprived

Being a parent, you know the feeling of sleep deprivation. Here's how to know when you absolutely must refuel.<p>Back in college, pulling an all-nighter …

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Are you getting the right kind of sleep?

The elderly do not need as much as the rest of us, adults wish they could get more of it and teenagers don't have any problems doing it all day. We …

The secret to better sleep may be restoring your ancestral connection to the dark

The way Frank Lipman, MD, sees it, we’re living in the Wild West of wellness.<p>As more people decide to take their health seriously and venture into …

9 Tips To Help You Sleep Better If You're Stressed, From The Experts

Ever found yourself wide awake at 3 am anxiously trying to read a Google article on 'How to sleep better with anxiety' through bleary eyes?<p>You're far …

7 productivity hacks for when you don’t sleep a wink

No matter which way you toss and turn, how many melatonins you pop or sheep you count, there are some nights when sleep is more of a pipe dream than …

5 Common Reasons You're Waking Up in the Middle of the Night

If you find yourself tossing and turning at night, there could be several possibilities for your disrupted slumber. It could be attributed to certain …

This is what you should eat for a good night's sleep

And the five foods you should NEVER have before bed…<p>If you struggle to get to sleep of a night, then fear not, because help is at hand.<p>Alongside the …

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What is a home remedy for snoring?

Snoring is caused by air vibrating in the upper respiratory tract. There are many recommended snoring remedies, but which are the most …

A Two-week Plan for the Best Sleep of Your Life

You probably spend lots of time thinking about, and constantly refining, your workouts. And if you’re going to spend all that time exercising, we’re …

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Eat yourself to sleep: the foods that can help get a good night’s rest

Ahead of World Sleep Day next week – an awareness-raising exercise that should surely be renamed World Sleep Night – there has been increased focus on how much sleep we should be getting (more than we probably are) and how to get it. The event has prompted the strange claim that eating two kiwi …

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Pink noise is the latest trend to help you sleep better

If unlike Kim K you're NOT doing 'amazing, sweetie' chances are you're probably not getting those 8 hours of sleep every night - but hey, who has …

There’s a Bedtime Story App for Adults Who Can’t Sleep

Do you remember when you were young, falling into a deep peaceful sleep to the sound of your parents reading you a bedtime story? But now, as a …

5 Sleep Apps To Help You Get More And Better Rest

We usually tell you to leave your phone outside the bedroom when it's time to hit the hay.<p>In a 2012 Time/Qualcomm poll, 68 percent of people ages 18 to 44 said they keep their phones next to their beds at night. Not only is there the urge to check nearby devices, there's also the light (and sounds) …

9 Tried-and-Tested Ways to Make Yourself Tired Fast

Sunday nights are pretty frustrating—if we're being honest. Having stayed up late Saturday and laid in both mornings, I'm often not sleepy enough …

I Tried Lush’s Magical ‘Sleepy’ Lotion and It Knocked Me Out in 15 Minutes

My arch nemesis? Sleep. I’ve tried melatonin chews, magnesium drinks, magnetic bracelets, white noise machines, eating less before bed, eating <i>more</i> …

10 Signs The Reason You Can’t Fall Asleep Is Because Of An Underlying Medial Condition

I can tell you from personal experience (sadly) that dealing with a chronic sleep issue is quite possibly one of the most frustrating (not to mention</i> …

9 foods to avoid before bed for a better night’s sleep

1/<p>Chocolate<p>INSIDER<p>Sad, but true. If you're hoping to munch on a midnight snack, this sweet treat shouldn't make the cut unless you're hoping to stay …

7 Surprising Things You Should Never Do Before Bed

You change into your coziest PJs, turn off <i>Game of Thrones</i> and snuggle under the covers. And then you lie in bed, tossing and turning, for the next …

Stop Doing This One Thing During the Day to Sleep Soundly Through the Night

Not getting enough sleep can take a major toll on your health. Laura Arndt, CEO of Matriarc, a health and wellness company for moms, experienced this …

22 Easy Sleep Tips For People Who Are Sick Of Feeling Tired

Simple tips and tricks for getting some quality shut eye.<p>View this post on Facebook<p><i>Responses have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

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This Is What Happens to Your Brain When You Don't Get Enough Sleep

Sleep is a basic biological necessity that profoundly affects our day-to-day life as well as our long-term well-being. After just one bad night's …

9 Things to Do When You Can’t Sleep Because Your Mind Is Racing

Why can’t I shut my brain off at night?<p>We’ve all had nights when we lie awake in bed, unable to quiet our racing thoughts. There are plenty of …

The Best Diet For Sleep (You Might Lose A Few Pounds Too!)

Two birds with one stone, y'all!<p>If you want to sleep more soundly and possibly drop a few pounds, amp up your fiber intake and forgo the sweets and saturated fats.<p>A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine found that what we eat has a big impact on our quality of sleep. The …

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