Working on a psychiatric unit in a major hospital I had seen many patients helped through the aid of just the right combination of medications. For example one of my patients James (not his real name) suffered terribly with schizophrenia. But thanks to Seroquel and other medication James was able to have a somewhat normal
It is late at night. You want to sleep but sleep seems to running the other way. As you stand at the refrigerator you are trying to find something to nosh on. Hoping you might fall asleep. But all those high carbs at night are not going to help you lose weight. What can you
Once upon a time sleep was something I could only dream of, but not anymore. In a hectic and busy lifestyle, working until midnight every night I have found a few tricks that helps me fall asleep quickly. One of the things I did find is that I am very sensitive to light when I
Recently my wife and I decided it was time for a new mattress. Waking up with back pain every morning was getting to be to much. We also found out the mattress we had was to small for us despite the fact we enjoyed the closeness. But a new mattress can be quiet the investment.
Registered Dietician Rene Ficek visits CBS 2 to talk about which foods you should eat, as well as those to avoid, to help get a better night’s sleep.
While most of your nights are probably spent in a bed, there might be moments when you find yourself needing to sleep in a less-than-desirable location. Here’s a prime example: when you’re traveling and are forced to sleep while sitting in a plane, train, or car. What can you do so that you can actually
Get your sleep, your health depends on it! This lively talk shares the important correlation between sleep and health.
Eating and drinking for better sleep means more than just avoiding caffeine and heavy, heartburn-inducing foods at night. Certain foods and beverages could actually help you fall asleep faster and sleep more soundly. Here are some things to put on your grocery list for more restful nights. Complex Carbs Skip the white bread, refined pasta,
Sometimes I wonder why in the world my olfactory senses come under a massive assault when I walk across the food court in the local mall and other days it does not bothers me at all. I mean sometimes the smell of Cinnabons comes wafting my way and the next thing you know I am
MOTHER EARTH NEWS Senior Editor K.C. Compton answers a reader question: “I sometimes have trouble sleeping. What herbs would you recommend?” Chamomile. A cup of chamomile tea before bed will help you unwind and fall asleep faster. Steep a heaping tablespoon of the dried flowers in boiling water. Hops. Although this natural sleep aid