Month: November 2016

Q&A: Can Poor Sleep Show in the Face?

Can chronic insomnia make you less attractive? speed up the aging of skin? cause irreversible damage to your face?

I heard these concerns as I interviewed insomniacs for my book. But recently I decided to check into them after receiving an email from a woman whose anxiety about her appearance was extreme:

Use a light box early in the morning or in the evening, depending on your insomnia symptoms

Insomniacs, Let There Be Light

If you’re prone to insomnia when it’s chilly outside, the problem may have to do with too little exposure to daylight in the colder months of the year. Working in well-lit conditions and using a light box may help to relieve your insomnia symptoms.

The Savvy Insomniac offers news about insomnia and remedies that work

Sick and tired of sleepless nights?

Help is at hand. Our blog—with over 300 posts—is the place to start. Whether it’s a sleep problem or an insomnia treatment, you’ll get the story right here. Become a subscriber and you’ll receive a new post every week.

Want in-depth information? Here’s what reviewers have said about The Savvy Insomniac book:

“[It’s] an insomniac’s Bible.”
“This book has totally changed my life.”

Click the gray menu bar to read more about it, or scroll downward to buy the book now.

Sleeping pills are viewed differently in Australia and the US

Sleeping Pills: Too Risky, or a Red-State, Blue-State Affair?

How do people with insomnia feel about sleeping pills?

Attitudes toward sleep medications differ from one American to the next, and between Americans and Australians, it turns out. Here’s a brief comparison that I hope will start a conversation.

The Savvy Insomniac offers news about insomnia and remedies that work

Looking for relief from insomnia?

You’re in the right place. Our blog—with over 275 posts—is the place to start. Whether it’s a sleep problem or an insomnia treatment, you’ll get the scoop right here. Become a subscriber and you’ll receive a new post every week.

Want in-depth information? Here’s what reviewers have said about The Savvy Insomniac book:

“[It’s] an insomniac’s Bible.”
“This book has totally changed my life.”

Click the gray menu bar to read more about it, or scroll downward to buy the book now.