Insomnia Quiz: Are You Making the Right Sleep Choices?

Do you have insomnia? If you’ve taken an insomnia symptoms questionnaire and found out you probably have insomnia, you may want to schedule a meeting with your doctor. You can work with a doctor to find out if you have any physical conditions that are causing the insomnia. But either way, you probably know that […]

Chronic Insomnia: Is there a Cure?

Most of us have a bad night or two once in a while where we just can’t sleep. It’s frustrating, but usually the insomnia goes away without treatment. Others, however, have days and weeks of sleepless nights in a row. This is called chronic insomnia. It can be debilitating for the person suffering with it, […]

Menopause and Insomnia: What You Can Do

It can start with hot flashes. And you’re more irritable lately. Then you find that you don’t sleep well at night anymore. Sound familiar? Many women have trouble with insomnia when they begin the process of menopause. It can be frustrating to deal with a lack of sleep at this already emotional and stressful time. […]

26 Home Remedies for Insomnia

If you’ve ever experienced insomnia, you know how stressful it can be. You desperately want to sleep, but your body or your brain will not shut off to allow you to do it. And the stress of knowing you’re missing out on sleep can make the insomnia even worse. There are several medications and prescriptions […]

Benefits and Side Effects of Using Melatonin for Sleep

The pineal gland plays a central role in regulating the sleep cycle by producing melatonin, a type of hormone. In people with normal sleep cycles, melatonin levels increase in the evening and stay high throughout the night. They decrease early in the morning, signaling the body that it is time to wake up. Melatonin production […]

What Causes Insomnia in Teenagers and Children and How to Help

Parents prepare themselves to deal with sleep issues with their new baby, but most of us don’t realize that there are all kinds of sleeping problems that older children and even teens can experience. Insomnia is one of those sleep issues that can cause significant behavior and mood problems for the child during the day. […]

What Causes Insomnia and What are the Symptoms?

Have you ever wondered what causes sleep insomnia? Before you can find out the causes, it’s important to understand what insomnia is and how it affects the body. Insomnia is a sleep disorder that causes someone to have trouble falling asleep or difficulty staying asleep through the night. Short-term insomnia only lasts a few weeks, […]