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Melatonin-The Master Sleep Hormone

06/02/2021 | 8 min. read

Healthy Directions Staff Editor

Melatonin is your body’s “master sleep hormone”—allowing you to fall asleep and stay asleep. Here’s how it works and why you may not have enough.

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Healthy Directions Staff Editor

If you’re having more trouble sleeping as you age, you’re not alone. Here’s why sleep often becomes more elusive, especially after age 50.

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What is the Best Dose of Melatonin?

05/21/2021 | 10 min. read

Healthy Directions Staff Editor

Need an extra boost for better quality of sleep? Try melatonin supplements for improved rest and how to get the best results with melatonin supplements.

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When to Take Magnesium for Sleep

05/21/2021 | 7 min. read

Healthy Directions Staff Editor

Magnesium is an essential mineral for overall health. In addition to its numerous benefits, it is also proving to be a helpful aid for proper sleep wellness.

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4 Supplements for Sleep

05/18/2021 | 13 min. read

Healthy Directions Staff Editor

The best ways to get quality sleep—fall asleep faster, stay asleep longer, wake up refreshed and ready for your day.

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Dr. Julian Whitaker

Dr. Julian Whitaker

Dr. Whitaker reveals the many health challenges associated with sleep apnea and how to treat it.

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Dr. Julian Whitaker

Dr. Julian Whitaker

Discover what Dr. Whitaker recommends for treating sleep apnea.

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Your Sleep Questions, Answered

03/30/2021 | 11 min. read

Dr. Julian Whitaker

Dr. Julian Whitaker

What’s the best sleeping position? Is it bad to sleep with the TV on? What about electric blankets? Dr. Whitaker answers these questions and more.

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Dr. Julian Whitaker

Dr. Julian Whitaker

Still having sleep problems after exhausting all the usual solutions? Dr. Whitaker reveals surprising underlying causes of insomnia and what you can do about them.

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Dr. Julian Whitaker

Dr. Julian Whitaker

Modern life disrupts our natural circadian rhythms. Dr. Whitaker shows how to use melatonin to support your body clock for sounder sleep and better health.

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How Aging Affects Your Sleep

10/29/2020 | 5 min. read

Dr. Julian Whitaker

Dr. Julian Whitaker

Many of us have trouble sleeping as we age, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Dr. Whitaker shares how to get a better night’s sleep.

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How Sleep Benefits Your Health

10/22/2020 | 5 min. read

Dr. Julian Whitaker

Dr. Julian Whitaker

Discover how sleep benefits your overall health, and why sleep deprivation can be a serious health concern, affecting your heart, immune system and memory.

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Dr. Briana Sinatra

Dr. Briana Sinatra

Did you know insomnia is two times more common in women than men—and the frequency increases with age? Dr. Briana Sinatra reveals why, along with her top tips for getting a good night’s sleep.

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Dr. Julian Whitaker

Dr. Julian Whitaker

Selecting a natural sleep aid can be confusing. Dr. Whitaker reveals the four most effective supplements for better sleep.

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Dr. Julian Whitaker

Dr. Julian Whitaker

Popping a pill for insomnia or to curb anxiety may seem like an easy fix, but drugs aren’t the answer. Dr. Whitaker provides a safer approach.

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