Confused about sleep aids? Not sure about the safety of sleeping pills? What about melatonin, OTC medications for sleep, or other substances? This Pinterest board gets you started on your journey to understanding the pharmacology of sleep. [...]
Yes, even your television set emits blue spectrum light, making the practice of falling asleep to your TV just as bad for sleep as looking at your phone screen in the dark. [...]
Manuscript submissions for the Vitamin Zzz anthology should come from people seeking to share sleep health information or personal experiences with diagnosed sleep disorders or related problems, people suffering from unexplained or undiagnosed sleep disorders, and caregivers concerned about the sleep disorders and problems of their patients.
Leave it to a pea-sized gland in the brain to help us decide when it's time to fall asleep. [...]
Actors cry foul on overworking producers and directors who seem to encourage drowsy driving; Mexico is sleepless; can this pillow really prevent you from snoring?; women who work night shift suffer from sleep problems; and more about how America (and the world) sleeps. [...]
Dark weather brings out the S.A.D., perfectionists are more likely to become insomniacs, why parents fear later school bell times, melatonin can help with autism, a look at racism and sleep, and more about how America (and the world) sleeps. [...]
Only pilots, flight attendants, and regular cross-continental flyers (military, businesspeople) can claim jet lag as a sleep disorder. Otherwise, it is experienced as a temporary and self-limiting rhythmic disruption. [...]