Sleep

What makes this parasomnia so frightening?

By Chayil Champion • October 15, 2021

Habitual snoring could be obstructing your sleep

By uclahealth • August 9, 2021

The idea that food can affect sleep has deep roots. And with the stresses and uncertainty of the last 18 months, getting a good night's sleep may be difficult

By Ask the Doctors • August 2, 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

Reclaiming a good night’s sleep is a process, it takes consistency and discipline

By Ask the Doctors • May 17, 2021

Should you position your baby back on their backs if they roll over?

By Ask the Doctors • April 16, 2021

Learn more about the benefits of napping

By Ask the Doctors • December 23, 2020

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 [...]
By uclahealth • August 11, 2019

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
Dear Doctors: My husband thinks that sleeping for more than five hours a night is a waste of time. But I just read that not getting enough sleep can predispose to illness. Is this correct? I would love to be able to persuade him that sleep is actually good for [...]
By Ask the Doctors • September 17, 2018