Heartburn and Sleep Posture

It has been reported that up to 60 million Americans suffer from heartburn. Heartburn may be caused by eating rapidly and belching up the trapped air. It is the stomach acid content that is brought up with the belch that irritates the esophagus lining. Leading authorities report that the best side to sleep on if you […]

How Do I Choose A Pillow?

Choosing a pillow is not as easy as it appears to be. The primary reason for using a pillow is to support the neck in a comfortable posture to allow for a restful night’s sleep. Patients often comment on problems they have sleeping because of neck pain. The first question they should be asked is […]

Children and Sleep

How many parents wish they had some helpful information to aid them in making sure their child is getting adequate sleep? Children today seem to have a multitude of activities available to them that delay bedtime and interfere with their obtaining the proper amount of sleep. Poor sleep habits can affect performance in school, sports […]

Manage Your Stress

The trials and tribulations of our daily activities contribute to increasing stress levels. Family activities such as paying bills, washing clothes, preparing meals and taking children to after school practices and lessons may be only one night’s activities for the end of your work day. Working overtime, meeting deadlines at work and following through with […]

Improving Your Sleep Habits

Your browser does not support the audio element. Have you been having a problem obtaining a restful night of sleep? What helps a person get a good night’s sleep? The reader has to understand that sleep has cycles, and not allowing these to occur at night results in poor or inadequate rest. This article will […]

Health and Sleep

Investigating sleep problems and how they can affect the body is becoming an increasing area of interest and study in health care. There are many published studies on how the human body reacts to lack of sleep. Several articles on this website deal with sleep issues. However, scientists have now discovered more about how the […]

How Can I Sleep Better?

Your browser does not support the audio element. I am asked many times “what can I do to get a better night’s sleep”? There are many factors that influence our sleep habits and ability to fall asleep. Back and neck pain are adversely affected by poor sleep. Some issues are well known, but others are less evident. […]

Decrease Neck & Back Pain by Improving Sleep Habits

There are a number of factors that you can control to help you obtain a good and restful night of sleep. This article will examine proven methods that can be used to help you sleep and decrease your neck and back pain. Have you been having a problem obtaining a restful night of sleep? What helps […]

Air Travel, Jet Lag, and Sleep Disturbance

Long distance air travel is becoming more common. Americans are traveling overseas and crossing many time zones as a result. Distance travel is exciting, but there can be side effects to the body. Jet lag affects us by altering the circadian rhythm our body is accustomed to in our normal time zone. East to west travel is […]