Yoga improves sleep for cancer patients

Yoga improves sleep for cancer patients

New research suggests that regular practice of yoga can lead to significant improvements in sleep for people who have undergone cancer treatment. For patients with cancer, sleep problems are common. Research indicates that people coping with cancer are at...
Chronic Illness and Insomnia

Chronic Illness and Insomnia

Coping with a chronic illness or health condition can be stressful. Nearly all chronic illness results in some level of disruption to “normal” daily life and routines.  Another all-too frequent problem for people with chronic health problems? Poor and insufficient...
Shift Work and High PSA

Shift Work and High PSA

Shift work is increasingly regarded as hazardous to sleep and health. Shift work involves schedules that deviate from the standard, 9-5 daytime workweek. Many people who work shifts are on rotating schedules that include both days and nights, and others work...
An Effective Alternative to CPAP for OSA

An Effective Alternative to CPAP for OSA

For treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), continuous positive airway pressure, commonly known as CPAP, is the standard treatment. The CPAP, an air pressure device with a mask worn during sleep, is very (99%) effective at maintaining airflow and reducing or...
Blocking blue light helps sleep?

Blocking blue light helps sleep?

The disruptive effects of artificial light on sleep are well documented, and have received an increasing amount of attention in recent years—with good reason. Nighttime exposure to artificial light—which for the great majority of us happens without much thought or...