These feature articles covering the importance of sleep and rest for optimal health.
Vol. 14, No. 4
Sleep for Well-Being
Sherrill Sellman, N.D., asks if you are dreaming of a good night’s sleep? The best choice may not be that bottle of prescription sleep medication. Theanine, found in green tea, creates a sense of relaxation by reducing stress and anxiety.
Vol. 15, No. 3
Easing Pain, Aiding Sleep with Aromatherapy
Wendy Gist M.S., explains how aromatherapy can be nature’s gift to unifying the mind, body and soul. Aromatherapy may be a management tool that sidesteps unpleasant side effects associated with traditional treatments.
Vol. 16, No. 2
Sleep Your Way To Cancer Prevention
Johnathan V. Wright, M.D., discusses how sleepless nights can affect your health. Research on melatonin, a hormone encouraged by darkness, shows an increased incidence of breast cancer if the melatonin production is suppressed.
Vol. 17, No. 2
Eat Your Way to Better Sleep
Pauline Harding, M.D., reveals which foods raise cortisol levels and how increased cortisol leads to fatigue, even when we have plenty of sleep, and shows how to eat to avoid raising cortisol.
Vol. 18, No. 1
Simple Ways to Burst Out of Bed
Alex Shalman provides seven simple tips for getting adequate rest and feeling good in the morning.
Vol. 18, No. 3
Sleep Your Way to Youthful Vitality
Susan Smith Jones, Ph.D., writes that sleep loss can accelerate the aging process, and offers practical steps for getting optimum sleep.
Vol. 18. No. 4
Remedies for Insomnia
Gary Null, Ph.D., with Amy McDonald, writes about natural remedies and practical steps for getting optimum sleep.
Vol. 18, No. 6
Stay in Bed and Let It Heal
A story about the healing of an injured spine that occurred because a man simply rested according to his physician’s instructions.
Vol. 19, No. 2
Sondra Kornblatt, M.D., writes about five steps you can take toward restful techniques that help you enjoy your nights.
Vol. 19, No. 4
Honey: Key to a Restful Night’s Sleep
Nathaniel Altman describes ways that honey has been used for thousands of years to induce sleep.
Vol. 20, No. 2
Sleep Well—for Your Health
Béatrice Levinson, N.D., outlines causes of insomnia and suggests tips, including supplements, to help ensure good sleep.
The Truth About Sleeping Pills & the Role of Inflammation in Sleep
Rubin Naiman, Ph.D., writes of natural ways to reduce inflammation and improve sleep without dependence on pharmaceuticals.
Vol. 20, No. 6
Refuel: Bring Sleep into Your Night
Ashley Koff, R.D., and Kathy Kaehler, experts in fitness and nutrition, outline refreshing ideas about optimal sleep and its role in refueling body and mind.
Rhythm of Rest
Rebecca Kenyon, R.N., writes about the importance of rest, and that in order to recognize and appreciate the value of quality rest and relaxation, we must sleep well.
Vol. 21, No. 1
Yoga in Bed
Naomi Sophia Call, outlines several yoga in bed practices that provide a simple way to begin the day with breathing, gentle stretching and exercises that don’t require special clothing, a teacher or a drive to a yoga studio.