What’s The Best Sleep Position? It Depends.

thesleepdoctor.com| What’s The Best Sleep Position? It Depends. From the best sleep positions for every health condition to why sleep divorces are trending, this week I’ll be sharing just how different sleeping situations can impact your well being.  Let’s face it: we’ve all been a little restless lately, from the pandemic to uncertainty and everything…

4 Ways Lockdown Changed Sleep, for Better and Worse—and What to do Next

thesleepdoctor.com| 4 Ways Lockdown Changed Sleep, for Better and Worse—and What to do Next Since the earliest days of the coronavirus, scientists have been furiously at work studying its characteristics, searching for treatments and ultimately a vaccine, and investigating its effects—including on sleep. There’s been research that suggests melatonin might have some protective benefits, helping…

Why You Should Use A White Noise Machine This Fourth of July

thesleepdoctor.com| Why You Should Use A White Noise Machine This Fourth of July And How to Find the Best Model For You. Have you heard them? I’ve certainly heard them over the last few weeks — and they’re about to pick up steam as we head towards the Fourth of July, which is easily one…

5 Ways to Sleep Better When Your Daily “Routine” has Disappeared

thesleepdoctor.com| 5 Ways to Sleep Better When Your Daily “Routine” has Disappeared Here’s a question that’s coming my way a lot these days:  Dr. B, how can I sleep better when my regular schedule is totally off course these days?  Life around the country continues to open up, but not much has returned to “normal”…

Should You Use Melatonin To Help You Sleep?

thesleepdoctor.com| Should You Use Melatonin To Help You Sleep? What You Need to Know About This Popular Sleep Aid An estimated 50 to 70 million Americans struggle with quality of sleep or a sleep disorder every night–and many, wary of traditional pharmaceutical sleep aids, are reaching for an increasing popular alternative: melatonin.  Now you know…

Your Body’s Sort-of Secret Sleep-Regulating System

thesleepdoctor.com| Your Body’s Sort-of Secret Sleep-Regulating System If you’re not already familiar with the endocannabinoid system, that’s not surprising! Scientists didn’t know this important biological system existed until about thirty years ago. Turns out, the body has a whole apparatus that’s based on compounds that are very similar to the compounds found in the cannabis…

The 10 Simple Sleep Tips Guide To Better Sleep Tonight

thesleepdoctor.com| The 10 Simple Sleep Tips Guide To Better Sleep Tonight A better night of sleep is never guaranteed, after all, 27% of Americans report problems falling asleep each night. The good news is that with a few tips and a little effort it’s definitely possible. Decades of research have helped sleep specialists pinpoint a…