Items Tagged ‘UCLA Sleep Disorders Center’

Healthy sleep habits: The natural way to get better sleep

August 11, 2019

Healthy sleep habits: The natural way to get better sleep

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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


Sleep tight! (your health depends on it)

September 16, 2016

Sleep tight! (your health depends on it)

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Want to lower your risk for diabetes, obesity, heart disease and depression – without leaving your house? Then go to bed! An often-ignored factor in improving our health is getting a good night’s sleep. We may view a solid 8 hours as a luxury, but it is actually an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. […]

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Tags: arthritis, autoimmune disorders, bedwetting, depression, diabetes, diet, Dr. Alon Avidan, excessive daytime sleepiness, heart disease, insomnia, narcolepsy, neurologist


Sleep on this: 6 important facts about sleep

March 11, 2016

Sleep on this: 6 important facts about sleep

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Sleep on This: 6 Important Facts About Sleep Whether you’re one of the few who sleep like a baby or are constantly playing catch up, your sleep habits play a critical role in your health. Our bodies not only need to recharge, but our brains also need time to process the day’s activities. So how […]

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Tags: brain, brain health, Dr. Itzhak Fried, dreams, insomnia, Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA, REM sleep, sleep, sleep apnea, sleep disorders, Tumaini Rucker Coker, UCLA Sleep Disorders Center