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Dr. Lisa Shives Gives Tips to End Daylight Savings Time (Fall Back) Successfully

  • Posted: November 2, 2011 
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By Dr. Lisa Shives (The Sleep M.D.) Daylight Savings Time ends in most of the United States, Canada and portions of Mexico at 2 a.m. on November 6, 2011, when clocks “fall back” one hour. This time change is essentially a massive experiment in jet lag, as your body clocks must reset to a time…
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Dr. Lisa Shives on The Doctors [VIDEO]

  • Posted: October 18, 2011 
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SleepBetter Sleep Expert Dr. Lisa Shives joined The Doctors this week to talk about, among other things, sleep!  If you missed it, you can watch part of her segment below. Note: If the video doesn’t appear, try viewing it here.

Ask Dr. Lisa: A Good Night’s Rest From Sleep Aids?

  • Posted: October 4, 2011 
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Sometimes we have questions for a doctor, but don’t want to make an appointment to ask them.  Because of that, we created Ask Dr. Lisa!  We pick out sleep-related questions submitted on our Facebook Page, and send them to our medical sleep expert, Dr. Lisa Shives, for an answer. In this installment, Dr. Lisa talks…
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It’s Okay For Kids to Stay Up Late .. Sometimes

  • Posted: September 13, 2011 
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By Dr. Lisa Shives (The Sleep M.D.) With school back in session for the majority of children around the U.S., the conversation regarding sleep and kids is mostly centering around making sure they get to bed on time on school nights. However, when we get to the weekends, even the younger ones have things they…
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Dr. Lisa Shives Talks About Pillow Cooties [VIDEO]

  • Posted: August 11, 2011 
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You may have seen the findings of our recently-released scientific study of bedding belonging to college students around the U.S.  But, what does it mean?  Are dirty pillows really dangerous?  We posed that question and others to our sleep expert, Dr. Lisa Shives (The Sleep M.D.).  You can see her answers in the video below!…
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Ask Dr. Lisa: Is a Waterbed a Good Choice?

  • Posted: August 2, 2011 
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Ask Dr. Lisa is a way for you to question The Sleep M.D. directly!  Each week we pick out questions submitted on our Facebook Page, and send them to our medical sleep expert, Dr. Lisa Shives. In this installment, Dr. Lisa answers questions about waterbeds and restless leg syndrome: Gail Hengle-Fill asks: I just bought…
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Ask Dr. Lisa: How To Stop Sleep Eating?

  • Posted: July 19, 2011 
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We get a lot of great questions about sleep, so we’re trying to answer some of them directly. Each week we pick out questions submitted on our Facebook Page, and send them to our medical sleep expert, Dr. Lisa Shives. In this installment, Dr. Lisa tackles sleep eating and working the night shift. Cheryl White…
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Ask Dr. Lisa: What Kind of Mattress Should I Buy?

  • Posted: June 28, 2011 
  • Filed under: Articles

If you have sleep questions, this is the place to be.  Each week we pick out questions submitted on our Facebook Page, and send them to our medical sleep expert, Dr. Lisa Shives.  In this installment, Dr. Lisa talks about mattresses and what to do when you toss and turn all night. Starr Hyde asks:…
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Jet Lag is a Drag: Travelling Without Exhaustion

  • Posted: June 21, 2011 
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By Dr. Lisa Shives The summer is nearly upon us, and even with the economy still on shaky ground, millions will take to the sky in June, July and August to fly to destinations  far away.  Unfortunately one of the side-effects of flying across the country or across the world is dealing with time zones…
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News Events Can Steal Your Sleep

  • Posted: May 26, 2011 
  • Filed under: Articles

By Dr. Lisa Shives (The Sleep M.D.) There are countless things that can steal your good night’s sleep.  Among them are food, alcohol, caffeine, and even a nap in the afternoon.  One thing that we don’t think about until the situation arises, however, is news and world events. Early this month, the United States announced…
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