Sleep Well

CPAP Machines: How NOT to Clean Them

If you use a CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machine for obstructive sleep apnea, be sure to clean all its parts properly—but be wary...

Time for Bed

People who struggle with insomnia are often advised to go to bed and get up at the same time each day, as one of the “sleep hygiene” measures that...

A Weighty Idea for Better Sleep?

Anxiety, stress, insomnia, depression, restless legs—these are just some of the conditions that proponents claim can be eased by using a weighted blanket. Weighing anywhere from 5 to 30...

Should You Put Your Tongue on a Diet?

Obesity is a major risk factor for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), which is characterized by frequent stopping of breathing during sleep (from a few seconds to 20 seconds or...