The Better Sleep Source

2 Best Sheets for Hot Summer Nights
The temperatures are rising and you want to wear clothing that's lightweight and breathable. When it's time to get into bed at night, why would you continue to use the...
Can Sleep Help Athletic Performance?
Does extra sleep boost athletic achievement? About 10 years ago a Stanford researcher found a link between peak physical performance and sleep.  In Dr. Cheryl Mah's early research on swimmers,...
The Pros and Cons of a Melatonin Supplement
When many individuals toss and turn throughout the night or have trouble falling asleep, they turn to melatonin. This is a natural hormone produced by the brain to help your body...
How Screen Time Affects Your Sleep
It isn’t uncommon for individuals to scroll through the content on their smartphone, watch a little TV, or even play a game on a mobile device before they close their...
How Menstruation Affects Your Sleep
Do you struggle to get a good night’s sleep when you are on your period? Do you often find yourself experiencing interrupted sleep throughout the night when it is your...
Your Menopause Sleep Guide
While menopause symptoms will vary from woman to woman, one common issue that many face during this hormonal change is difficulty sleeping. According to the Sleep Foundation, 61% of women...
Is Sleep A Necessity?
Research has shown time and time again that Americans are getting less sleep each and everyday. A bigger issue involves recent reports that show children are getting less sleep during...
Beauty Sleep--Truth or Myth?
I often joke about needing my "beauty sleep," but researchers in Sweden have found evidence that we really do need sleep to keep us looking young, vibrant and attractive. Beauty...
Does Yoga Help Hot Flashes and Night Sweats?
Practicing yoga may not help those menopausal hot flashes, but it might help women sleep better according to recent research.  Need Sleep? Often health practitioners tell us that  hormone therapy...
Better Sleep Can Boost Your Ability To Exercise
We all know that sleep is important, but did you know that sleeping better can also boost your eagerness to exercise according to a recent study. Cool-jams and Exercise It...
3 Ways To Combat Night Sweats and Hot Flashes When It's Hot Outside
Those of us who have hot flashes and night sweats suffer even more when the weather is hot. . Waking up with your hair stuck to the pillow, or needing...
Good News About Night Sweats
  Night sweats and hot flashes in healthy postmenopausal women are correlated  to a reduced risk for death for   20 years after menopause, independent of use of hormone therapy,...
Can Poor Sleep Cause Health Issues?
We work hard and we play hard often wreaking havoc with our sleep schedule. Recently a large amount of research has shown a link between sleep issues and heart disease,...