A good night's rest isn't just a cure for the common cold—getting the right amount of winks can also help you lose weight, keep your mind sharp, improve your heart health, and more. Cover Image: GPointStudio/Shutterstock
For many of us, sleep is the sweet balm that soothes and restores us after a long day of work and play. But for those for whom sleep is elusive or otherwise troubled, the issue is far more fraught. Most people, at some point in their lives, experience difficulty falling asleep.