Monday, April 22, 2019
A Wake Up Call About Sleep and Rest

A Wake Up Call About Sleep and Rest

  A Lancet Psychiatry study published in May 2018 measured the activity/rest patterns in more than 90,000 people by having them wear wrist accelerometers for...

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...

Depressed, Then Sleepless? Or Vice Versa?

New research addresses this classic chicken-and-egg problem by showing that direct attention to insomnia can speed up relief from depression. read more
on brownies and bedtimes

On Brownies and Bedtimes

Elizabeth Saenger, PhD Do you crave specific high-fat, high-sugar foods, like brownies with chocolate sauce, when you do not need the calories? If so, you are...

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.”...

Mornings in High School—A Total Loss!

You’re bleary-eyed and dead to the world—so what’s the purpose? Is it your fault, or the system’s? You guessed it: it’s the System. Which...

Does Counting Sheep Work? And What Can You Do If It Doesn’t?

Elizabeth Saenger, PhD Counting sheep to go to sleep has a long history, beginning at least in the twelfth century in the Islamic world. But...

Advertising of Untested, Deficient Sleep Aids: Puhleeze!

A new lamp and a light filter to help you sleep make implausible claims. Published on March 24, 2014 by Michael Terman, Ph.D. in Chronotherapy   In...

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...

Sleep Smarter at Any Age: A Free App and Three Tips

Elizabeth Saenger, PhD If you have trouble getting a good night's sleep, you are not alone.  A careful 2016 study  of Americans found 19% did...

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