Cultivating awareness is the first step to creating better sleep habits.
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Let's take a PILLOW POLL Are you a PILLOW:A: minimalist (0-1 pillows)B:
maximalist (2+ pillows) I recently went on a weekend vacation and slept
in a super comfy bed that had 6 of the most luxurious pillows I have
ever felt. It was a king size bed wit...
Having trouble falling asleep? Falling asleep fine and then waking up
throughout the night? We can relate. We asked Dr. Cacho to teach us
about Sleep Hygiene— the habits and practices that help you sleep well
on a regular basis. Improve your Sleep Hy...
Great point @aquagal49 Yes @NillaMarie light in the evening and at night
disrupts our sleep because it can decrease and delay the release of
melatonin which is a hormone that is released when it is dark. Melatonin
is the time keeper for our sleep and...
@NillaMarie Thank you for the post. In general if I had someone with
similar concerns walk into my office I would look for an underlying
sleep medical condition such as undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea or
narcolepsy. While I cannot provide specifi...
@GB-Simon Welcome and thanks for the reply. Yes snoring is a very common
condition that sleep doctors treat. Most sleep doctors are trained to
look into the common causes for sleep deprivation which include:
obstructive sleep apnea, restless leg synd...
@Elua1953 yes difficulty sleeping is pretty common and can occur in 30%
of adults. I would invite you to take a look at what's going on in your
life that can contribute to difficulty sleeping. Lifestyle factors like
diet (as discussed above), caffein...
Cute dog! Great question and one I get asked often. Mattress companies
have great marketing these days and some let you try their mattresses
risk free for 90 days (or more). My daughter has a Casper mattress that
is pretty comfortable however I think...