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Sleep impacts every aspect of our physiology, so it's not surprising that sleep is at the top of the list of questions most health care professionals ask their patients. And it's a topic that is worth investigating yourself as a core part of developing a healthy lifestyle. But what questions should we ask ourselves? And what do we do with the answers? Let’s figure this out.

Ease Into Sleep With These 5 Soothing Yoga Poses

Good quality sleep is crucial for good health. With approaching deadlines, important meetings, exams on the horizon, and the regular hustle and bustle of life, sleep can disappear from the scene. Lacking... Read more

Yoga for Better Sleep: 7 Insomnia-Busters You Can Do in Bed

Did I say “in bed?” Yep. It’s normally not a good idea to fall asleep when you are doing yoga. You can overstretch your muscles if you fall asleep in a restorative pose, and if you’re practicing conscious... Read more

Suffering from Restless Leg Syndrome? Yoga Can Help

If you suffer from Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS), here's some helpful news: Simple yoga stretches may help ease your condition. In a study published in the Journal of Alternative Medicine , participants found that yoga provided much-needed relief from the burdensome sleep disorder, which leaves sufferers unable to sleep because of a constant inexplicable twitching in their legs. Read more

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15 Natural Remedies For A Good Night's Sleep

According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, about 30 percent of adults experience some form of insomnia. Some have trouble getting to sleep in the first place, while others wake up a few hours after... Read more
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Yoga for Insomnia - How to Let Go of Worry and Get a Good Night's Sleep

Yoga for Insomnia: Taming the Monkey Mind It’s after 3:00 am. You’re wide awake, mind racing. You might be worried about paying your mortgage. You might be puzzling over something someone said to you and... Read more

Study: For Insomnia Relief, Try Yoga, Not Pills

A study published in 2004’s Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback found that participants who practiced yoga experienced not only improved total sleep time, but sleep efficiency, resulting in increased total wake time. Participants also demonstrated improved sleep onset latency—falling asleep more quickly, and wake time after sleep onset—waking up earlier. Read more

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Ayurveda for Insomnia Relief: Can You Say Vata Dosha?

If you’ve looked high and low for natural sleep remedies without much result, you might find it useful to look into Ayurvedic insomnia treatments. Ayurveda provides some great insights into insomnia disorders, why they occur, and it offers many natural insomnia remedies and herbs. Read more

Pilot Study Indicates that Yoga Might Ease the Discomfort of Restless Legs Syndrome

A new study in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary medicine indicates that the practice of yoga can benefit those suffering from restless legs syndrome. Read more
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Having Trouble Sleeping? You’re Not Alone

If you are tired and sleepy during the day, but still find it difficult to fall asleep or stay asleep during the night, you suffer from insomnia. It may be of little comfort, but you can rest assured (no pun intended) that you’re not alone. Read more