insomnia

Got Pain? What’s Sleep Got to Do with It?

Posted by T2 Public Affairs on March 29, 2017

Researchers notice that when people are prevented from getting enough sleep, they experience increased pain. You might even notice that when you have pain from something like a headache, if you can get a good night’s sleep, the pain is gone when you wake up.

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How Thinking Affects Sleep

How Thinking Affects Sleep

Negative Thoughts about Sleep

Medical conditions and stressful life events can interfere with sleep. Negative thinking about sleep can also keep a sleep pattern from getting back to normal. Luckily, it’s possible to change negative thinking by using a technique called thought reframing.

Sleep Problems

Developing Good Sleep Habits

Developing Good Sleep Habits

Harmful Sleep Habits

You might be surprised at some of the things that can make it harder for you to get a good night’s sleep. Here’s a list of some of the things many people do that make it more difficult to sleep well:

Basic Facts About Sleep

Basic Facts About Sleep

Good quality sleep is critical to a person’s health. Sleeping well can help a person cope with stress, solve problems, and get better during an illness or when recovering from an injury. Too little sleep can result in drowsiness, irritability, and problems concentrating. A lack of sleep can also cause memory and physical problems. Sleep gives the body a chance to recharge itself.

3 Easy Tips for Better Sleep

Author: Samantha Rogers is a marketing and communications specialist under contract with the National Center for Telehealth & Technology (T2).

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Provider Alert: CBT-i Coach for Insomnia is Now Available

Author: Please welcome our guest blogger Dr. Annabel Prins. Dr. Prins is a professor in the department of psychology at San Jose State University.

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PTSD: Take steps to reduce your nightmares

PTSD reduce nightmares

Take Steps to Reduce Your Nightmares

You can practice steps on your own to take control of your nightmares. Here are some approaches to try:

Count yourself to Sleep: A simple technique for quieting your mind and combatting insomnia

Dr. Julie T. Kinn is a clinical psychologist and the Deputy Director of the Mobile Health Program at the National Center for Telehealth & Technology (T2).

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