Healthy Sleep

Healthy Sleep

Staying awake and alert or sleeping restfully when we choose to depends largely on the function of a few small areas of the brain. When the alerting areas of the brain are most active, they inhibit activity in other areas of the brain responsible for promoting sleep....
Light Sleepers vs. Heavy Sleepers

Light Sleepers vs. Heavy Sleepers

For some people, the slightest noise awakens them at night. For others, the wailing siren of a passing fire truck doesn’t disturb their slumber. Just why, though, remains a bit of a mystery. Although many people are self-proclaimed light sleepers or heavy sleepers,...