Education

Allergy Season In Full Bloom: How to Sleep Soundly With Allergies

Allergy Season In Full Bloom: How to Sleep Soundly With Allergies

April 14th, 2020 4 minute read Education

As the weather changes into the spring season and pollen once again fills the air, allergy season will soon be in full swing across the United States. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), allergies affect nearly 30... more »

Making Up for Lost Sleep: Can You Ever Catch Up?

Making Up for Lost Sleep: Can You Ever Catch Up?

April 7th, 2020 4 minute read Education

We know life can get busy. Sometimes, it feels like there aren't enough hours in the day to take care of all our responsibilities, whether they be for work, school, or family. Many of us sacrifice our regular sleeping habits to accomplish the things... more »

The Science Behind the Ketogenic Diet and Sleep

The Science Behind the Ketogenic Diet and Sleep

March 31st, 2020 3 minute read Education

One health trend that's rapidly grown in popularity is the ketogenic diet — or simply keto. Whether you're doing it yourself or know a friend or celebrity who's trying it, the keto diet can have positive effects on your weight, skin, and mental... more »

Sleep Myths That Can Be Damaging to Your Health

Sleep Myths That Can Be Damaging to Your Health

March 26th, 2020 3 minute read Education

Even though we do it every night, sleep still remains a bit of an enigma. There are many unanswered questions about slumber. However, there are also plenty of misconceptions surrounding shut-eye that many people believe. Keep reading to discover some... more »

How Menopause Affects Gen X Women's Sleep

How Menopause Affects Gen X Women's Sleep

March 24th, 2020 3 minute read Education

Generation X are Americans born approximately between 1965 and 1980, which means their current ages range from the early 40s to the mid-50s. While all Gen Xers are experiencing the trials and tribulations of getting older — perpetual aches,... more »

How To Get a Good Night's Sleep When Sick

How To Get a Good Night's Sleep When Sick

March 19th, 2020 7 minute read Education

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, for most people, the risk of developing severe illness from the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is thought to be low. The CDC recommends taking simple, everyday steps to avoid catching... more »

4 Reasons Why You Wake Up Tired in the Morning

4 Reasons Why You Wake Up Tired in the Morning

March 5th, 2020 3 minute read Education

No matter where you've heard it, you probably know it's beneficial to your health to get at least seven to eight hours of sleep per night. So, you rest the recommended amount of time. The next day, you wake up feeling a little tired, and not even a... more »

Teen Sleep Deprivation: What Happens When Teens Don't Get Enough Sleep

Teen Sleep Deprivation: What Happens When Teens Don't Get Enough Sleep

February 25th, 2020 4 minute read Education

Teenagers are notorious for staying up late and unwilling to get up early. Interestingly enough, there's a scientific reason for this behavior. Once puberty hits, there's a shift in the internal clocks of an adolescent by about two hours. This... more »

New Year, New You: Check Out These 4 Yoga Moves You Can Do in Bed

New Year, New You: Check Out These 4 Yoga Moves You Can Do in Bed

February 11th, 2020 3 minute read Education

Whether your New Year resolution is to get better sleep, try a new type of yoga or, hit the gym before work, this is the perfect time to reset and adopt healthy lifestyle habits. Ease into the new you by slowly introducing subtle changes each day... more »

10 Creative Ways to Celebrate Valentine's & Galentine's Day at Home

10 Creative Ways to Celebrate Valentine's & Galentine's Day at Home

February 8th, 2020 6 minute read Education

Love comes in many forms so, this Valentine's Day, we're forgoing the flowers, heart-shaped chocolates, and last-minute reservations in lieu of maximizing quality time with those who matter most. You don't have to plan a flashy night out on the town... more »

Sleep Deprivation and Heart Disease: What's the Connection?

Sleep Deprivation and Heart Disease: What's the Connection?

February 6th, 2020 5 minute read Education

The first Friday of every February is designated for National Wear Red Day®. On this day, people are encouraged to wear red clothing to raise awareness about heart disease in women, which is the number one killer of women in the United States,... more »

7 Ways to Celebrate National Love Your Pet Day

7 Ways to Celebrate National Love Your Pet Day

January 30th, 2020 3 minute read Education

February 20 is Love Your Pet Day! Even if you love your pet every single day of the year, this national holiday encourages you to shower your companion with a bit more attention and affection. No matter what type of pet you own, there are several... more »

Working Out Before Bed: How Exercise Impacts Sleep

Working Out Before Bed: How Exercise Impacts Sleep

January 9th, 2020 3 minute read Education

We all know exercise provides a wealth of benefits, including improved cardiovascular health, increased lean muscle mass, and better endurance. However, what you do outside the gym — particularly how you sleep — is just as important to... more »

Everything You Need to Know About Sleep Training

Everything You Need to Know About Sleep Training

January 3rd, 2020 4 minute read Education

For new parents, an entire night spent sleeping seems to be a thing of the past. Now, "bedtime" is filled with feeding, changing, and soothing a crying baby 24 hours a day. Sleeping is a skill that does not always come naturally to humans. Instead,... more »

6 Ways to Relax: Relaxation Techniques

6 Ways to Relax: Relaxation Techniques

December 20th, 2019 3 minute read Education

Studies show that 55% of adults in the United States reported high levels of daily stress. These high levels of stress also correlate with sleep deprivation. That's why it's important to take a moment each day to recharge, relax, and unwind.  ... more »

How to Cure a Hangover

How to Cure a Hangover

December 18th, 2019 4 minute read Education

No year-end celebration is complete without spending New Year's Eve out on the town or making festive memories at the company holiday party. If you don't consider yourself much of a party animal and you imbibed a wee too much, you may wake up the... more »

How to Beat Jet Lag During Your Holiday Travels

How to Beat Jet Lag During Your Holiday Travels

December 17th, 2019 5 minute read Education

The holidays are upon us. Among the flurry of activities with friends and family comes the travel burdens of long-distance flying and jet lag. Skipping time zones can deplete your energy, which can prevent you from cherishing the few days you have to... more »

Sleep Tracker Apps To Help You Get Adequate Sleep

Sleep Tracker Apps To Help You Get Adequate Sleep

December 6th, 2019 4 minute read Education

Sleep is the foundation for performing well in your daily life, both physically and mentally. Unfortunately, many people have insomnia and other sleep-related problems that prevent them from getting a good night's rest. If you're one of these... more »

Alzheimer’s Disease and Sleep

Alzheimer’s Disease and Sleep

November 21st, 2019 5 minute read Education

Affecting approximately 5.5 million Americans, Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible brain disorder that affects thinking, behavior, reasoning, memory and even a person’s natural wake/sleep cycle. During the aging process, adults in... more »

The Most Sleep-Deprived Cities in America

The Most Sleep-Deprived Cities in America

November 1st, 2019 7 minute read Education

The term "sleep deprivation" is often used to describe our feelings after a long night of little sleep. "I am so sleep deprived that I can't even deal," you say to your colleagues, family and friends as you yawn and stretch and try to come alive... more »