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melatonin

Banish those blues

Fitness, food, light therapy and socialization can help fend off the seasonal sadness that befalls many amid winter's dark and dreary months.

Do you know your ‘body time’?

Easy and accurate assessment of a patient's internal clock could potentially help doctors treat more than just sleep disorders.

Dim the lights to help your child fall asleep

Evening light exposure, with its melatonin-suppressing effect, may increase the likelihood of sleep disturbances in children.

Spend more time outdoors for better Zzz’s

Camping and exposure to natural light helps prime your body for an earlier bedtime.

Eat your way to better sleep

What you eat—and don’t eat—before bed will play a big role in what happens when your head hits the pillow.

Drink up for better sleep

You'll get better ZZZs if you consume the right things—and avoid the wrong ones—before bedtime.

Patient Story

When counting sheep isn’t enough

One teen’s story and some practical tips for improving the quality of your Zzzs.

Make ‘springing forward’ easier on your mind and body

Doctor offers tips to stop residual daylight saving time sleepiness in its tracks.

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