The Sleep Center

Music Improves Sleep Quality

Authored by Hui-Ling Lai, PhD., RN, and Marion Good, PH.D. FAAN of Case Western Reserve University’s Francis Payne Boulton School of Nursing were published as “Music Improves Sleep Quality in Older Adults” (Journal of Advanced Nursing, 49 (3), February 2005, p.234-244). The study found that…

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Not Enough Sleep = Bigger Appetite

Food is also related to sleep by appetite and metabolism. Research by Dr. Van Cauter shows that people who don’t get enough sleep are more likely to have bigger appetites due to the fact that their leptin levels (leptin is an appetite regulating hormone) fall,…

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Sleep Aids and Rebound Insomnia

Sleep aids in medication form often do more harm then good. The idea of popping a pill and falling into a blissful state of heavy rest may very well sound like a dream come true for insomniacs and others with problems sleeping. But it would…

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Interesting Facts About Sleep

Sleep problems are becoming more common in today’s society because of the increased amounts of stress from the injured economy and large number of high sugar/caffeinated drinks available on the market.  Sleep is a natural function that the body needs to properly operate and maintain…

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