If you suffer from migraines, you know the drill. Avoid caffeine and strong scents. Cross your fingers and hope the barometric pressure doesn’t change. Have some sumatriptan on hand. Keep the lights low and try hard not to throw up. Gulp. Five million Americans had at least one migraine last month, and 30% of women suffer from Read More »
When was the last time you changed your bed sheets? Hang on—we’re not talking about just putting on a fresh pair when the last set goes in the wash. We’re talking about a more substantial change, a change that could seriously impact the sleep quality of you and your loved ones: we’re talking about bed Read More »
Think your body has just one biological clock? Or that sleep only minimally affects how your body works? In this column, Dr. Ben Smarr takes his time and explains all.
Sleeping Patterns Explained While some of us are following in Rip Van Winkle’s footsteps, others might relate more to the princess sleeping on a pea. The National Sleep Foundation has identified five predominant sleeping patterns or “sleeping personalities” with the majority of respondents reporting not-so-good sleep. Where do you fall? The Good Sleepers Healthy, Lively Read More »