Does Vitamin D Lead to Better Sleep?

Low vitamin D levels were associated with less sleep and poorer quality sleep in a new study published in the journal Sleep, the Vitamin D Council reports. . Men with serum levels below 30.5 ng/ml were 2.15 times more likely to experience short duration and 45-65 percent more likely to have lower sleep efficiency than those with levels above 40.5 …Read More

Laugh Your Way to Good Health

Laughter, says emerging evidence, is indeed good medicine. A laugh relaxes your body and stimulates endorphins, promoting a feeling of well-being that helps us look at stressful or unhappy situations in a new light. One National Institutes of Health study showed that laughter stimulates the brain to counteract depressive symptoms. “Laughter therapy” decreases chronic pain …Read More