Items Tagged ‘sleep hygiene’

Healthy sleep habits: The natural way to get better sleep

August 11, 2019

Healthy sleep habits: The natural way to get better sleep

By uclahealth uclahealth

Sleep is essential to a healthy and high-quality life. It can help you achieve mental clarity, fight off illness and maintain a healthy weight. Unfortunately, 20 to 30 percent of people sleep poorly. Even worse, 10 percent of people have chronic insomnia — difficulty falling or staying asleep. Good sleep hygiene can thwart insomnia Chronic […]

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Tags: insomnia, sleep hygiene, sleep meditation, UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center, UCLA Sleep Disorders Center

June 22, 2018

Ask the Doctors – What can I do to help me sleep longer at night?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctor: I’m 81 and usually go to bed by 10:30 p.m. and, though I would like to sleep until 7 or 7:30 a.m., I wake up after 5 or 5 ½ hours. I’ve tried 3 milligrams of melatonin, then 5 milligrams. What else can I do? Sleep is an issue for many Americans, with […]

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Tags: Ambien, Ask the Doctors, Dr. Robert Ashley, insomnia, melatonin, Ramelteon, serotonin, sleep hygiene, sleep problems, temazepam, Trazodone