- Q Can a lack of adequate sleep harm my health?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyWomen often don't get enough sleep due to family responsibilities, and this can be harmful to their health. Watch as Dr. Donnica Moore and Dr. Oz discuss the health problems caused by lack of adequate sleep in this video. Full Answer
- Q Are humans supposed to sleep for eight hours straight every night?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyThe answer seems obvious, but not so fast. You may know about the nooner, but there used to be such a thing as the medieval midnighter. In those times, people would go to bed when it was dark in the early evening; wake up in the middle of the night for a... Full Answer
- Q How can I make my child's bedroom more conducive to sleep?
Dr. Michael Breus, PsychologyMake sure your child's bedroom is conducive to sleep! Remove distractions and televisions. Make it cool, dark, quiet and comfortable. Full Answer
- Q What are over-the-counter sleep aids?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmacySleep aids are taken to help with sleeplessness or insomnia. Types of sleep aids include antihistamines, melatonin, and valerian. Most sleep aids tend to cause drowsiness or regulate the body's internal clock. Additionally, there are many home... Full Answer
- Q What are some ways to prepare your body for rest?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineMost of us do things at night that are counterproductive to sleeping. Instead, make slight changes in your rituals to prepare your body for rest: Dim your lights several hours before bed to avoid the stimulation caused by artificial light... Full Answer
- Q What chi-gong move will help me get to sleep?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineNext time you find yourself squirming like a toddler in church as you're trying to get to sleep, try this relaxation and sleep-promoting move taken from the practices of chi-gong. Rub your hands together to warm them (and gather chi). Place each palm... Full Answer