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:
- Fuzzy Thinking
- Loss of Sex Drive
- Heart Attack
Luckily, there are a host of apps available now that can help you monitor and correct any sleep problems you may be having. Check out these five sleep tracking apps that can help you get on the path to better sleep.
Sleep as Android
Smart phones can do just about anything and acting as a sleep tracking app is luckily one of them. Sleep as Android, as the name implies, is an android app that will graph your sleep pattern at night, record any snoring or talking in your sleep and will even warn you if you’re suffering from a sleep deficit.
Not to be outdone, iOS offers its own sleep tracking app, Pillow. The free version of Pillow lets you record you mood when you wake up, it has a nice collection of soothing sounds that can help you fall asleep faster and it will sync your recorded sleep data with iCloud and Apple HealthKit.
Azumio’s Sleep Time is available to both Android and iPhone users. This nifty sleep tracking app has basic features like sleep monitoring and a collection of natural sounds that help you fall asleep plus it also allows you to see how tobacco, alcohol and caffeine can affect your sleep pattern.
Don’t forget about the Apple Watch! Sleep++ is the most popular Apple Watch sleep tracking app. It’s very simple and straightforward, with the watch portion timing your sleep while the iPhone side tracks your movement.
MotionX 24/7 is not only a sleep tracking app, it is also an all-around health tracking app. This app allows you to track your sleep, your body weight, the number of steps you take, and it also allows you to keep track of your timed workouts.