Can sleep help heal painful memories?

 Here’s some truly fascinating sleep news, the kind that shows just how deeply sleep can affect every facet of our lives. Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley examined the relationship between sleep abnormalities and the brain areas related to...

Another benefit of CPAP: a reduction in pain?

I wrote recently about the relationship between sleep and fibromyalgia, a chronic pain syndrome, and the about important—and complicated—relationship between sleep and pain. Now there’s news that one of the most effective remedies for sleep apnea—CPAP therapy—may also...

Team up for CPAP success

Listen up, partners and spouses of people with sleep apnea: Treating obstructive sleep apnea with CPAP works best when it’s a team effort. That’s the takeaway from a recent research review, which examined dozens of studies in an effort to identify the most effective...