Stages of Sleep Explained 

Stages of Sleep Explained 

Sleep is a complex enigma that researchers still have yet to crack. However, they do know that a lot occurs inside the body when sleeping – namely, that it cycles through REM and non-REM (NREM) phases of sleep. There are three stages to NREM sleep, which comes...
Top Sleep Trackers

Top Sleep Trackers

Scientific studies have repeatedly shown that not getting enough sleep can be a major detriment to your health. Some of the health problems and other issues that a lack of sleep can cause include: Accidents Fuzzy Thinking Loss of Sex Drive Diabetes Heart Attack Stroke...
What is Circadian Rhythm?

What is Circadian Rhythm?

Did you know that there is a reason we feel awake and tired at the same time almost every day? These feelings are guided by our natural circadian rhythm. Let’s take a closer look at what this means and how it impacts our sleep. Circadian Rhythm Defined On the most...
What Determines Sleep Quality?

What Determines Sleep Quality?

There are many factors that help figure out of we’re getting a good night of rest. Going to bed on time and getting the recommended amount of sleep helps you both physically and mentally. A proper amount of sleep lowers blood pressure and boosts energy levels. But...
The Importance of Cleaning Your CPAP

The Importance of Cleaning Your CPAP

A CPAP or continuous positive airway pressure device is commonly used to treat sleep apnea. Even though CPAPs come sterilized, it’s crucial to regularly clean it out in order to keep you healthy and your machine running smoothly. During CPAP use throughout the night,...
Future Sleep Apnea Treatments

Future Sleep Apnea Treatments

Roughly 20 million Americans suffer from one of three types of sleep apnea. The most common form is called obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and it is characterized by a closing of the airways during sleep. Contributing factors to OSA are smoking, obesity, alcohol...