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Sleep is where all of your body’s tissue growth and repair take place.

It’s hard to heal your neck if you’re not getting enough good quality sleep, or if you’re sleeping in a crooked neck position that keeps re-stressing your healing neck structures.

We want to help you get this right!

Why do we sleep?

Dr. Russel Foster is a circadian neuroscientist. In this engaging and informative TED Talk, he asks what we know about sleep.

Society’s perception of sleep has shifted from that of sleep being vitally important, to the health-undermining notion that sleep is a waste of precious time. Shakespeare referred to sleep as “nature’s soft nurse”, but Edison thought it was a “heritage from our cave days.” People often identify with the latter notion, but it’s usually because they don’t understand the purpose of sleep.


Why noise is bad for your health...

...and what you can do about it. Dr. Mathias Basner discusses the science behind how noise affects your health and your sleep -- and how you can get more of the benefits of protecting yourself from unwanted noise. Basner is currently President of the International Commission of Biological Effects of Noise, and his research interests include the effects of sleep loss on neurobehavioral and cognitive function, as well the effects of traffic noise on sleep and health.

The 3 Worst Things You Can Do to Your Neck

Learn why sleep posture matters when it comes to healing your neck so we can get rid of your headaches.

We advise our patients to completely avoid sleeping on their stomachs because of the chronic rotational stress this posture creates on headache-generating neck structures.

Take a look at this informative video from SPINE-health.

Professor Colin Espie Introduces Sleepio

Sleepio is a sleep improvement program, scientifically-proven to help overcome even long term poor sleep— without pills or potions.

Once you are receiving care at the Headache Institute of Texas, we can help you sign up to receive the Sleepio program free of charge if your insurance does not pay for it.