Thursday, August 22, 2019
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Light Therapy for Beginners: Six Steps

Depressed, but not interested in taking drugs to improve your mood? The American Psychiatric Association guidelines have listed (bright) light therapy as an option...

Five Tips to Give Your Baby the Best Sleep in the World

Why might you consider nursing your baby for the first three months? What would be the best time to do so? The science of circadian rhythms may reinforce what you suspect, but also include a surprise or two.

This Must be the Best (and Strangest) Hiding Place in the World

The cause of excessive sleepiness could be a secret you would never guess. We'll unzip our lips, and give you a clue.

Circadian Rhythm and Blues: An Interview with Michael Terman, PhD

Staying in the dark for up to 14 hours can end mania. A person with bipolar depression will feel normal if kept awake overnight. Explore these secrets with an expert - but don't try them alone!

This Will Make You Want A Good Night’s Sleep

How is sleep related to Alzheimer's Disease, or risk factors for Alzheimer's? And how might regularly getting a good night's sleep protect you?

Why Seniors Have Sleep Problems and How To Fix Them

With age, two changes occur in our bodies which make it harder to get a good night's sleep. What are they, and what can you do to fix them?
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Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease

Light therapy, once typecast as the treatment for seasonal affective disorder (SAD), continues to increase its therapeutic repertoire. Last year, it beat Prozac (fluoxetine)...

How to Tame Your Circadian Rhythms on a Budget: Free, or Low-Cost, Ways to Get Your Life in Sync with Nature

Giving up bungee jumping before bedtime is a move in the right direction - but what less obvious steps can you take?
A Tale of two sleepers

A Tale of Two Sleepers

How a champion sleeper and an insomniac learned to synchronize their sleep schedules. It was the best of sleep, it was the worst of sleep—in...

How to Take a Power Nap

How to Take a Power Nap: Tips from the Latest Research Elizabeth Saenger, PhD Use these evidence-based tips on strategic napping to: increase your energy level ...

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