What is Insomnia?

Overview Insomnia is a highly prevalent condition that has profound and far-reaching implications for physical and mental health, workplace productivity, interpersonal relationships, child rearing and overall quality of life. While estimates vary, it is generally accepted that at least 10 percent of the U.S. population — that’s approximately 20 million adults — have ongoing issues falling asleep or staying asleep, with resultant daytime consequences, such as excessive sleepiness and fatigue, attention and concentration deficits and somatic complaints like persistent headache and neck pain. Additionally, the overall annual economic burden in…






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Skin care: 5 tips for healthy skin

Good skin care — including sun protection and gentle cleansing — can keep your skin healthy and glowing for years to come. Don’t have time for intensive skin care? You can still pamper yourself by acing the basics. Good skin care and healthy lifestyle choices can help delay the natural aging process and prevent various skin problems. Get started with these five no-nonsense tips. 1. Protect yourself from the sun One of the most important ways to take care of your skin is to protect it from the sun. A…






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