IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser.

Sleep

Tossing and turning? Unlock the secrets to better sleep with tips and tricks from the experts.

How sleep affects your brain health

Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager talk to experts David Eagleman, neuroscience professor at Stanford University and CEO and co-founder of Neosensory; Rebecca Robbins, sleep researcher and co-author of “Sleep for Success!”; and Matthew Walker, professor of neuroscience and psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, about the impact of sleep on your brain health.
How sleep affects your brain health
How sleep affects your brain health

New study busts the top 10 myths about teenagers and sleep  

Sleepy teens aren't "lazy," they're just misunderstood, research reveals.
Portrait of teenage boy in the library
Portrait of teenage boy in the library

Are your sleep habits healthy? Take this quiz to find out

Almost 7 out 10 Americans don't get restorative sleep. How does your sleep stack up?
Morning shot of a person lying in bed tapping phone, turning off the alarm
Morning shot of a person lying in bed tapping phone, turning off the alarm

How chronic sleep loss can increase the risk of heart disease

Small study reveals the potential cellular level changes in the body’s immune system after restricted sleep.
Young woman awaked by sunlight coming in hotel room
Young woman awaked by sunlight coming in hotel room

3 breathing techniques to help you calm down in minutes

Slower breathing can reduce anxiety and fear, while increasing the ability to reason.
Male nurse with disposable cup resting on sofa in hospital.
Male nurse with disposable cup resting on sofa in hospital.

New study may have cracked the code on how to get a crying baby to sleep

One Japanese study found that carrying a crying infant in your arms for five minutes can help reduce their heart rate and promote sleep.

This hack to prevent waking up during the night is going viral. Does it work?

A recent TikTok has been going viral for a doctor's unusual sleep hack.

The 4-7-8 method is a sleep expert’s favorite trick for getting back to sleep

If you wake up in the middle of the night, this one's for you.

70% of Americans aren't getting restorative sleep, new study finds

An analysis of data from more than 1,000 people who took a new type of sleep evaluation questionnaire revealed that sleep quality may be more important than sleep quantity.

Exclusive: Lindsey Vonn shares struggle with insomnia for the first time

The retired Olympic skier revealed on TODAY that she's struggled with the sleep disorder for nearly a decade.
Lindsey Vonn
Lindsey Vonn