Healing Treatments for Sleep Onset Insomnia

Can acupuncture help sleep onset insomnia? Acupuncture for the treatment of sleep onset insomnia is one of the modalities that is still up and coming in the US, even though…

Can your digestion affect your sleep?

The connection between digestion and sleep comes as a surprise to some of my patients. However, the science tells us that 70% to 90% of the neurotransmitters are produced in…

Why High Schools Should Start Later

Two students in 7th grade, Grace and Maya, tell us why school start times should be pushed back for better sleep. Melatonin and the Sleep Cycle Melatonin is a hormone…

Can’t Sleep? It Could Be Your Diet

We’ve all heard various theories about which foods and drinks to consume before bedtime in order to assure a good night’s rest—like warm milk, hot toddies, or chamomile tea. But…

Can’t Sleep? Your Prescriptions Could Be to Blame

Medications That Can Cause Insomnia and Other Sleep Problems Therapies such as acupuncture and herbal medicine can be highly effective treatments for insomnia. However, my clinical experience (and numerous studies)…