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With racing thoughts and noises outside, falling asleep isn’t always easy. Learn about how to get a better night’s sleep.

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8 Sleep Sounds That Guarantee a Better Night’s Rest

Noise at night can be disruptive—or it can lead to better rest. These are some of the most potent sounds for sleep.

16 Bedtime Snacks That Will Help You Sleep Better

Many foods contain naturally occurring substances that bring on sleep. Here are some of the best choices to help you...


I Tried a Bearaby Weighted Blanket for Better Sleep—Here’s My Review

weighted blanket can provide anxiety relief and a good night's sleep. Here's what happened when I used two different...


7 Types of Insomnia That Can Keep You Up at Night

Insomnia is more complex than just trouble falling asleep—and overcoming insomnia takes more than counting sheep. Here's what you need...


Which Pillow Is Best for Neck Pain? Try These 8 Expert-Recommend Picks

The wrong pillow can lead to neck pain and make sleep difficult. Check out these top picks for neck pain, from...

10 Natural Sleep Remedies That Actually Work

Looking for a good night’s sleep? Try these natural sleep remedies and find insomnia relief without drugs.


Olympic Runner Gabby Thomas Shares Her Self-Care Secrets You Can Follow—Even If You’re Not an Athlete

Thomas, a two-time Olympic medalist, revealed about one popular workout: “You'd be surprised by how many of those classes are...


‘The Office’ Star Angela Kinsey Shares the Hilarious Reason She Can’t Sleep

Anyone who snuggles with a pet will relate to Angela Kinsey's nighttime conundrum. Here's her purrfect solution.


These 4 Sleep Behaviors Can Help You Live Longer, Says New Research

New research says almost 10% of premature deaths could be a result of poor sleep. A sleep doctor shares...


I Tried Valerian Root To Help Me Sleep for a Week—Here’s What Happened

When melatonin, ear plugs, and a weighted blanket didn't help this health reporter who sometimes struggles to fall asleep,...

Tart Cherry Juice for Insomnia Is the Internet’s Latest Viral Trend—But Does It Work?

Tart cherry juice may not be a miracle cure, but there is some limited evidence supporting its efficacy in minimizing...


I Took Magnesium to Help Me Sleep for a Month—Here’s What Happened

Some certified health professionals suggest that magnesium is better for sleep than even melatonin. During a few weeks of...


What Is Mouth Taping? What You Need to Know About the Viral Trend

TikTok videos touting this strange-looking trend have now received almost 25 million views. Here's what you need to know about...


Lindsey Vonn Gets Candid about a 10-Year Health Struggle: “The Stress Made It Even Harder”

In an exclusive interview with The Healthy @Reader's Digest, the four-time skiing World Champion reveals she "tried everything" until she...


Can’t Sleep? A Metabolism Scientist Says This Is the #1 Solution for Sleepless Nights

This surprising practice could be subtly damaging your sleep hygiene. Here's how to fix it.

Can’t Sleep? A New Study Found This Solution Was More Powerful Than Melatonin

Snuggle up: if you've discovered that your melatonin supplement doesn't always do the job, a brand-new study may have found...


Here’s the Best Position to Sleep in If You Snore, Says a Sleep Doctor

It's natural to think snoring is a result of what's happening in the nose and the nasal passage, but...


Nate Berkus Just Shared His #1 Best Design Secret for a Better Night’s Sleep

The iconic home designer, husband, and father of two shares his family's tips for powering down that help...


These Are the 2 Biggest Factors That Affect Sleep When You Travel, Says an Insomnia Specialist

Vacation days are too precious to spend your time tossing and turning through the night. Here's why travel can screw with...


Is a “Sleep Divorce” on the Horizon? First, Try These 4 Anti-Snoring Products

Whether it's for you or a snoring spouse, this list can help you you rest better, together.


Here’s How Long the Best Nap Lasts, a Neuroscientist Says

Nappers, you're going to love this. Plus, here's how to recharge when you can’t get a nice afternoon...


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Is Magnesium Glycinate a Sleep Game-Changer? Here’s Why a Dietitian Gives This Supplement a Nod

Could magnesium be the most overlooked key for easier, more restorative sleep? Research shows it's possible you're not eating...


The One Thing This Sleep Doctor Is Gifting Everyone This Year

A sleep gift that helps ease anxiety and promotes calm, leading to better Zs, is perfect for everyone on...


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Can Valerian Root Help You Sleep?

Valerian root has been used as a natural sleep aid for centuries. Learn about how it works, how to...

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11 Best Bedtime Teas to Help You Sleep

The benefits of tea may extend to your sleep, too. Here are teas that can help you sleep, according...


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10 Best Pajamas for Women, If You Can’t Sleep Naked

Here are the best pajamas for women, by fabric. Plus, a sleep doctor explains why wearing the right pajamas could...


What Is Insomnia Light Therapy? Here’s How It Works

Light therapy may help certain sleep disorders, including insomnia. Here's what to know about its use in insomnia...


9 Best Sleep Sound Machines for a Good Night’s Sleep

If you find yourself tossing and turning at night, whether it's from outside noise or tinnitus, a sleep sound machine...


3 AM and Wide Awake? Here’s How to Sleep Through the Night

If you wake up in the middle of the night and stay awake, you're experiencing fragmented sleep. Here's what's...


Will Red Light Help You Sleep? What Experts Say About Sleeping With a Red Light

You might know that blue light may strain your eyes and keep you awake. But what about red light?...