Monday, April 22, 2019

I’ve had Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder for more than fifteen years, and mood problems, too. However, my question is about the start time for...

A reader asks: I've had Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder for more than fifteen years, and mood problems, too. However, my question is about the start...

How to Get the Most Out of Your Nap

Napoleon napped; so did Einstein; Churchill, too. What can naps do for YOU? How do we explain naps and siestas? The best explanation we have...

Up and Away Part II: The Nitty Gritty of Jet Lag Management

Jet lag can ruin a vacation or business trip. Some travelers are more vulnerable than others. Major factors are east/west direction and number of...

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 ...

Your Doctor Is In, But Is She Awake?

Last week, to my delight, a returning patient whom I have followed since 2011, began our session with a smile, “I am still cured.”...

Interminable Terminal Insomnia, Part II

SO THERE I WAS, NIGHT AFTER NIGHT, WAKING UP AT 3 A.M. despite my best efforts at sleep hygiene. My new therapist suggested a...

Interminable Terminal Insomnia

When a clinician's bag of tricks is no match for her early morning waking One of my least favorite symptoms of seasonal affective disorder (SAD)―not...
Complicated Grief and the Inner Clock

Complicated Grief and the Inner Clock

When is poor sleep a sign of a broken heart? One of my most poignant patient interactions in the methadone program where I used to...

Sleep and Memory As We Age: The Brain Puzzle

Everyone thinks about the poor sleep and memory lapses common in old age, and our anxiety is magnified by the mystery of what’s going...

Welcome to Chronotherapy!

If you find yourself plodding through the day, chronotherapy may provide the key. Learn how to adjust your circadian rhythms so they get into...

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