What Helps When You Can’t Sleep
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Camilo Andrés Ruiz, DO, medical director, Choice Physicians of South Florida, Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Marri Horvat, MD, Cleveland Clinic Sleep Disorders Center, Cleveland, OH.
Alon Y. Avidan MD, director, UCLA Sleep Disorders Center; professor, UCLA Department of Neurology, Los Angeles.
Cleveland Clinic: “What’s the Best Temperature for Sleep?” “How Exercise Affects Your Sleep,” “Back, Side or Stomach: Which Sleep Position Is Best for You?” “Is It Healthy to Drink Water Before Bed?” “Do You Wet the Bed After a Night of Drinking? Here’s Why.”
Journal of Physical Anthropology: “Effects of thermal environment on sleep and circadian rhythm.”
Sleep Advisor: “10 Best Cooling Sheets for 2023.”
Marine Corps Community Services: “How to Stay Cool and Save Money All Summer Long.”
British Heart Foundation: “6 cost-effective ways to keep the heat in.”
National Institutes of Health: “Sleep Problems and Menopause: What Can I Do?”
CDC: “Tips for Better Sleep.”
Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Exercising for Better Sleep,” “Melatonin for Sleep: Does It Work?” “Losing Weight, Especially in the Belly, Improves Sleep Quality, According to a Johns Hopkins Study.”
Harvard Health Publishing: “Are drugstore sleep aids safe?”
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health: “Melatonin: What You Need to Know,” “Chamomile.”
Mayo Clinic: “Valerian: A safe and effective herbal sleep aid?”
St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton: “Caffeine.”
Piedmont Hospital: “How Does Alcohol Effect Your Sleep?”
Handbook of Clinical Neurology: “Alcohol and the Sleeping Brain.”
Sleep: “Bed Sharing Versus Sleeping Alone Associated with Sleep Health and Mental Health.”
UpToDate: “The effects of medications on sleep quality and sleep architecture.”
Mayo Clinic: “Snoring,” “Bruxism (teeth grinding),” “Sleep apnea.”