Sleep Science

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Set Your Thermostat to the Best Temperature for Sleep

When summertime rolls around, it can be easy to lose sleep to the heat and night sweats. Why is that, though? Well, it all has to do with the science of sleep. Why temperature affects our sleep You see, when we rest, our body temperature actually lowers a little bit.[1] So, having a warmer sleeping

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Fight Genes with Sleep, According to New Study

There’s no denying that genes can play a large role in our mental and physical health, predisposing some people more than others to certain diseases or conditions. While there’s no changing our genes, there are ways to work with them to optimize our health. One of the healthiest habits you can practice to fight predisposition

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Bring Back Blue Light, Suggests New Study

Almost everyone knows that blue light is disruptive to our sleep cycle, and our favorite devices—laptops, tablets, and smartphones—emit plenty of it. That’s why plenty of people activate their devices’ nighttime modes or banish them from the bedroom entirely when they’re winding down for the evening. Except blue light isn’t all that bad. At least,

A woman in pajamas holds her hands to her head with a pained expression against a pink background; excessive sleep increases stroke risk concept.

Skip the Nap?: New Research Links Excessive Sleep to Stroke Risk

Most know that getting too little sleep can result in some serious health risks. However, getting too much sleep might be as equally harmful. According to research recently published in Neurology, excessive sleeping and napping, along with poorer sleep quality, seems to increase the risk of stroke. The Study This extensive Chinese study examined the

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Sleep Deprivation Statistics

A collection of some of the more mind-blowing sleep deprivation statistics that are currently present in the United States

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Hypnosis for Sleep: Does it Really Work?

Hypnosis for sleep – is it science fact or just science fiction? We’re breaking down the science of hypnotherapy for insomnia.

Hand turning dial on thermostat, best temperature for sleep concept.
Kristen Greif

Set Your Thermostat to the Best Temperature for Sleep

When summertime rolls around, it can be easy to lose sleep to the heat and night sweats. Why is that, though? Well, it all has to do with the science of sleep. Why temperature affects our sleep You see, when we rest, our body temperature actually lowers a little bit.[1] So, having a warmer sleeping

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Young woman wearing pajama and sleep mask standing over yellow isolated background Ready to fight with fist defense gesture, angry and upset face, afraid of problem
Kristen Greif

Fight Genes with Sleep, According to New Study

There’s no denying that genes can play a large role in our mental and physical health, predisposing some people more than others to certain diseases or conditions. While there’s no changing our genes, there are ways to work with them to optimize our health. One of the healthiest habits you can practice to fight predisposition

READ MORE
Portrait of young man in white t-shirt using mobile phone and smiling. Isolated on blue background
Kristen Greif

Bring Back Blue Light, Suggests New Study

Almost everyone knows that blue light is disruptive to our sleep cycle, and our favorite devices—laptops, tablets, and smartphones—emit plenty of it. That’s why plenty of people activate their devices’ nighttime modes or banish them from the bedroom entirely when they’re winding down for the evening. Except blue light isn’t all that bad. At least,

READ MORE
A woman in pajamas holds her hands to her head with a pained expression against a pink background; excessive sleep increases stroke risk concept.
Kristen Greif

Skip the Nap?: New Research Links Excessive Sleep to Stroke Risk

Most know that getting too little sleep can result in some serious health risks. However, getting too much sleep might be as equally harmful. According to research recently published in Neurology, excessive sleeping and napping, along with poorer sleep quality, seems to increase the risk of stroke. The Study This extensive Chinese study examined the

READ MORE