Alternative medicine


Biofeedback is a technique in which you use your mind to control your body, possibly helping with relaxation and a variety of health conditions.


Anorexia nervosa

Drug addiction

Huntington's disease

Nicotine dependence

Breaking your addiction to nicotine is difficult and takes commitment, support and time. But doing so can make a huge difference in your overall health.

Sleep apnea


Post-concussion syndrome

Sleep apnea, obstructive

Obstructive sleep apnea is the most common type of sleep apnea — a condition that causes you to repeatedly stop breathing while you sleep.

Lifestyle and home remedies

Can't sleep? Try daytime exercise

Napping do's and don'ts

Sleep tips


Bedtime routines: Not just for babies

Coffee after dinner? Make it decaf

Not tired? Don't go to bed

Skip booze for better sleep

Risk factors


Postpartum depression

Stress symptoms

Aches and pains, irritability, and crying spells may have an unexpected source — stress. Recognize these and other signs and symptoms so that you can take action.



Fatigue can signal many things. Here are some tips to help you decipher why you're wiped out and to regain your energy.

Tests and diagnosis

Polysomnography (sleep study)

Treatments and drugs

Cognitive behavioral therapy

Cognitive behavioral therapy is one of the most common types of psychotherapy. It focuses on specific issues and goals to improve your life.

Insomnia treatment: CBT

Treat your long-standing insomnia without pills or side effects. Sound too good to be true? It's not, but it requires time and effort.

Light therapy

Light therapy can improve symptoms related to seasonal affective disorder and several other conditions. Here's why and how it's used.

OTC sleep aids

Prescription sleeping pills

April 04, 2014