Exercises for Better Sleep

Aerobic Exercise If you deal with insomnia, then cardio workouts, also called aerobic exercise, such as swimming, biking, jogging, or walking, may help you sleep. You may also see some improvement in sleep apnea symptoms. Some studies suggest moderate-intensity cardio is better than more intense exercise for sleep health.   Cardio Workouts Another benefit to[…]

Overthinking at night? 6 strategies for better sleep.

Overthinking at night — about insomnia and other matters — is a common problem for many of my patients with sleep disorders. It interferes with falling asleep or going back to sleep, and prevents peaceful rest when they can’t sleep anyway. Overthinking usually refers to thought processes such as racing thoughts or perseveration. The content —[…]

Why Can’t I Sleep?

If you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, you’re not alone. The Institute of Medicine reports that between 50 million and 70 million adults in the U.S. have a sleep disorder. Nearly half of all adults report snoring, and more than one-third report that they get less than 7 hours of sleep in a typical[…]