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Something You May Not Know About Sleep

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By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

December 26, 2016

  • If you aren’t sleeping well, you’re aging too quickly
  • Sleep your way to a younger you
  • Here’s how to get more shuteye

So many of my patients would love to get a good night sleep, but they just haven’t found the way that works for them. Others simply don’t make the time for it. “I have too much to do. I’ll sleep after I’m dead,” they tell me.

Well, if you don’t (or can’t) give you body the rest that it needs now, that old “sleep when I’m dead” saying could come true sooner than you think.

Now, we all have those nights when we just can’t fall asleep… or stay asleep. But if you’re regularly getting less than seven hours a night, it could be a big problem. For many of us, a biphasic sleep pattern (three or four hours at a time) is the best that we can do… Continue reading

The Bedtime Trap that’s Keeping You Awake

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By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

April 13, 2016

  • Having a hard time getting to sleep?
  • The simple trap that may be keeping you up at night
  • Here’s how to break the cycle for a good night’s sleep

If you normally have a problem getting to sleep on time, I’ll bet it’s gotten a lot worse since the time change last month. This is something I’ve noticed among a few of my patients, and the lack of sleep is really having an impact on their ability to function.

When you don’t get enough sleep, it makes it harder to concentrate and remember things. It also affects your driving abilities, decision making skills and emotional health.

But that’s not all it does. Continue reading

Live with Gusto. Sleep with Passion.

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

August 14, 2015

  • Are you eating your meals upside down?
  • Why you should eat breakfast like a king and dinner like a pauper
  • Experience a more energetic day…and a more restful night

You know what you’re supposed to eat, but do you know when you should eat it? Continue reading

Bedtime Reading Gone Wrong

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

March 4, 2015

  • Is there a “wrong” way to read?
  • A natural circadian rhythm is essential to health
  • The best e-readers for bedtime reading

If you like to read, you probably get a great deal of pleasure spending a few hours with a good book or magazine before bedtime. It’s a great way to clear your mind, soothe your nerves and prepare for a good night’s sleep. Continue reading

My Secret Weapon Against Sleepless Nights

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

September 29, 2014

  • Why aren’t you sleeping?
  • The top 7 reasons to get your Z’s
  • Here’s how to sleep your way to good health

When patients come into my office, they usually have some pretty specific health concerns. Their joints are aching. They’re fatigued. Some are worried about their memory; others are anxious about their heart health. Continue reading

New Research Reveals “Sweet Sleep Spot”

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

August 20, 2014

  • The nighttime thief that’s stealing your memories
  • Stop mental decline before it starts
  • Protect your precious memories with deep, restorative sleep

Far too many people have trouble sleeping. Maybe you’re one of them. Continue reading

Death Pill or Sleep Aid?

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

February 15, 2012

  • How drug commercials trick you
  • A pill for the bizarre… and cancer… and death
  • 5 tips for naturally deep sleep

I find America’s over dependence on prescription medications very disturbing. It’s something I deal with, each and every day. Continue reading

Spring Ahead With Melatonin

By Bonnie Jenkins, Advanced Natural Wellness

Did you remember to reset your clocks this past weekend? I know, the time changes twice a year and I should be used to it—but it still seems to take me a few days to adjust. Just because all the clocks in my house change, it doesn’t mean my inner clock changes too. Continue reading

Fall Asleep Naturally

By Bonnie Jenkins, Advanced Natural Wellness

One of the most common complaints I hear from my patients revolves around sleep—or rather the lack thereof. They aren’t alone. Millions of Americans aren’t getting the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep per night, and their lack of shut-eye is taking its toll—on professional relationships, family life and public safety. It’s even putting a damper on their sex lives, according to a Sleep in America poll conducted by the National Sleep Foundation (NSF). Continue reading