We summarize the latest sleep research to help you overcome sleep difficulties — helpful for improving sleep troubles and mild cases of insomnia.
Many supplement manufacturers claim ingredients like melatonin, valerian root, 5-HTP, etc. are effective at improving sleep. This is a detailed look at the research behind each of them to see what actually works.
Garlic has been used for sleep issues like insomnia for thousands of years. This post sums up if garlic can actually improve sleep, and why it might.
Green tea has a variety of health benefits, and certain types of green tea may improve sleep quality. I've summarized the current research on green tea and insomnia in this post.
Sudden insomnia can be caused either by a single large stressor, or many smaller ones. Research suggests that up to 25% of people with sudden insomnia can develop chronic sleep issues.
In this post you’ll learn about the 10 main parts of sleep hygiene, and how to implement them.
By itself, sleep hygiene is just one part of an insomnia solution. However, improving your sleep hygiene is a quick win that can get you sleeping better almost immediately.
Insomnia occurs in over half of people going through alcohol withdrawal. I've reviewed studies that show that it usually lasts about 3-6 months to get back to good sleep.
These techniques to sleep better are the most popular and are claimed to be the most effective for getting to sleep faster.
Zinc, from supplements or diet, is unlikely to cause insomnia according to current research. This is a quick summary of that research, and an explanation of why something else is usually the cause of insomnia.
Research shows a link between acid reflux, GERD, and insomnia. This short post summarizes what to do if acid reflux is causing you insomnia.
A lot of research shows a strong link between tinnitus and insomnia. Learn about why 25% of people with tinnitus also have sleep difficulty, and how it's typically treated.