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How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep is key to a healthy brain and a healthy body. Watch this video for some tips for sleeping well.

Angel Yau

Getting Help for Your Mental Health Is Not a Weakness, but Try Telling My Asian Parents That

As Chinese immigrants, my parents taught me their cultural values of hard work and overcoming challenges through helping yourself — but when the challenge is mental health, that approach doesn’t work.

Monica Le Baron

I Thought I Conquered Insomnia. Then I Didn’t Sleep for Four Days.

Lifelong perfectionism and a need to please robbed me of my ability to truly relax

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This Is Your Brain on No Sleep

We need those 7 to 9 hours to keep our brains healthy in the short term — and for the long haul

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The Day After a Bad Night’s Sleep

How you might feel if you slept poorly last night — and how to sleep better tonight

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El insomnio no es solo una molestia. Puede tener efectos graves en tu salud.

Es importante aprender cómo manejar el insomnio para que puedas prevenir consecuencias graves para la salud por este trastorno del sueño

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More on Melatonin

Lots of people are using melatonin as a sleep aid — but does it work, and is it safe?

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Insomnia Isn’t Just an Annoyance. It Can Have Serious Effects on Your Health.

Learning how to manage insomnia could help you prevent the serious health consequences of this sleep disorder

Jaimie Seaton

My Quest for Uninterrupted Sleep

I’ve had insomnia for more than a decade, but I’m finally taking charge

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You Snooze, You Lose? Sufficient Sleep Could Be Key to a Healthy Weight

A new study found that people who are overweight and optimize their sleep consume nearly 300 fewer calories the next day

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Conversación sobre la salud: Preguntas y respuestas sobre el insomnio

Las dificultades para dormir pueden implicar más que una simple molestia. Puede ser la causa o el resultado de otras condiciones médicas. Lee este artículo para obtener más información sobre el insomnio.

Can Melatonin Gummies Solve Family Bedtime Struggles? Experts Advise Caution

Can Melatonin Gummies Solve Family Bedtime Struggles? Experts Advise Caution

Melatonin, a hormone released by the human pineal gland that helps regulate the sleep cycle, is sold as a dietary supplement

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