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Archive for January, 2011

DREAMS and HOW TO RECALL THEM —

“Last night I dreamed I ate a ten pound marshmallow and when I woke up the pillow was gone.” -Tommy Cooper Comedian Dreaming is an amazing topic.  I will write several posts about it.  Today I will share some secrets on how to remember them.  Once we can recall them we can see what meanings they may [...]

Insomnia and Food —

Let thy food be your medicine!! I will give many suggestions of what to consume and what to avoid. I always tell my patients we are an experiment of ONE. What may work for some of us may not help another person at all. Go into the laboratory of life with these choices, and determine [...]

Sleep Hygiene —

The optimum room temperature is approximately 67 degrees for sleeping. Obviously some like it warmer and colder but this is what the research shows. The room should be completely dark. No lights from windows, TV, computer monitors, nightlights, LED clocks, or radios. The darkness helps produce melatonin, the sleep hormone. Even a small amount of [...]

Better Sex Life with Deep Sleep —

In a new study from the journal “Sleep Medicine,” researchers found that men with reduced REM (not the rock group) phase of sleep, the dreaming stage, were 77% more likely to report erectile trouble than men with normal sleep cycles. One reason is that a deficit of REM sleep may decrease the rise in testosterone [...]

Exercise and Insomnia —

The next greatest panacea or elixir besides deep,nourishing, healthy sleep, would be some form of exercise. I will not get into all of the benefits at this time, we know there are hundreds. How exercise helps sleep is amazing for example insomniacs fell asleep in 17 minutes on days they ran , compared to 38 [...]

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