Sleep: are you getting enough?
"Most of us need eight hours of sound sleep to function at our best, and good health demands good sleep," explains Thomas Roth, PhD, Health and Scientific Advisor of the National Sleep Foundation. The problem: Americans are averaging only about seven hours of sleep a night.
Having trouble sleeping?
The need for sleep doesn't change significantly, but the natural aging process, certain chronic conditions, and medications all can erode your chances of a good night's rest.
Parasomnias: things that go bump in the night
Do you sleepwalk or talk in your sleep? Have you ever experienced a night terror? If so, you've experienced a phenomenon called "parasomnias." Here's more about what parasomnias are, why they occur, and how you can handle them.
True or False?
True or false: never wake a sleepwalker
If you’ve ever woken up in the middle of the night to find someone sleepwalking around the house, you know that it’s an unnerving experience. But should you wake the person up?