sleep

Stress, anxiety and a decrease in physical activity all play a role in low-quality sleep

By Ask the Doctors • July 30, 2021

Sweating is a cooling mechanisms that helps to maintain the narrow temperature range the body’s physical and chemical processes require for optimal function

By Ask the Doctors • May 19, 2021

Learn how NREM sleep can combat Alzheimer's

By uclahealth • March 31, 2021

Numerous studies have linked the time shift to increases in workplace, automobile accidents, and health effects

By Ask the Doctors • March 12, 2021

If you’re one of the 90 percent of people in the United States who use an electronic device before bedtime, you might not be getting the quality sleep you need. Many people think scrolling through their social media feed is relaxing. In reality, it makes it harder to fall asleep.

Electronics and sleep: They [...]
By uclahealth • July 11, 2019
Everybody has an occasional sleepless night, but sleep disturbances among older adults are especially common, as part of the aging process. In fact, an estimated 50 percent of people age 55 or older suffer from a sleep problem, including not being able to fall asleep or stay asleep, compared with [...]
By UCLA50Plus • November 8, 2018
Dear Doctors: I’m about to turn 60 and when I spend the afternoon playing with my 7- and 9-year-old grandsons, I’m wiped out. Is there anything that I can do to feel and be more energetic? I want to be an active grandmother and not just sit on the sidelines. [...]
By Ask the Doctors • July 19, 2018
Dear Doctors: We brought our first baby home from the hospital and it seems as though all he does is sleep. Is this normal? How much sleep should a newborn be getting? First, let us reassure you [...]
By Ask the Doctors • June 25, 2018
Infertility is often characterized as a woman’s issue, but male infertility accounts for an estimated 40% of fertility problems in couples who have difficulty conceiving. And when it comes to a man’s fertility, a number of common factors can be at play, says UCLA urologist
By Ryan Hatoum • June 14, 2018
Dear Doctors: I recently sent my mom an email at midnight, and ever since she’s been after me to stop using my smartphone after bedtime. She insists that the light from the screen interferes with sleep patterns. Is that really true? Dr. Elizabeth Ko and [...]
By Ask the Doctors • May 28, 2018