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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

Study finds lack of sleep linked to high blood pressure. How much sleep is enough?

Experts discuss how much sleep you need and the health effects of not getting enough.
Young woman sleeping in bed
Young woman sleeping in bed

This trick to sleep faster and longer is going viral. Does it work?

TODAY.com spoke with experts to learn the sweet and the sour of this viral TikTok sensation.
Cherry juice
Cherry juice

Can the ‘sleepy girl mocktail’ really help you fall asleep faster?

TikTok users claim the mix of tart cherry juice, magnesium powder and prebiotic soda is giving them the best sleep of their lives.

Why daylight saving time can give you a headache and how to avoid it

The time change can trigger migraines and cluster headaches.
A young woman is sitting at home on a yellow sofa with her head in her hands, showing a headache.
A young woman is sitting at home on a yellow sofa with her head in her hands, showing a headache.

When is the best time to wake up? The ideal waking time, according to experts

Experts discuss how to determine your ideal waking time and how to wake up earlier.
Woman waking up
Woman waking up

Do you pee multiple times at night? Here's what that means about your health

Frequent urination during the night, also known as nocturia, is common. Here's why it happens and how to pee less at night so you can catch more Zs.
Man in a pajamas and slippers walks to a toilet at home in the night.
Man in a pajamas and slippers walks to a toilet at home in the night.

4 breathing exercises to ease holiday stress

Slower breathing can reduce anxiety and fear, while increasing the ability to reason. In the long run, adopting habits to manage stress can help you live longer.
Male nurse with disposable cup resting on sofa in hospital.
Male nurse with disposable cup resting on sofa in hospital.

White, brown and pink noise machines are going viral for improving sleep. Do they work?

White noise, brown noise, pink noise — what is the difference and do they actually help you sleep? Here's how noise impacts sleep and how to get more rest.
Alarm clock near sleeping woman
Alarm clock near sleeping woman

The clocks ‘fall back’ this weekend. Here’s what you need to know

The clocks are changing yet again. Here's what to know and how to prepare.
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