Epigenetics and Sleep

Last updated: May 1, 2019

It is widely known that chronic poor sleep can lead to serious problems with your immune system as well as … Read more

The Many Benefits Of Sleep

Last updated: April 10, 2019

Every one of us can see some of the obvious sleep benefits, such as good mood, attention, easy learning, and … Read more

Stages Of Light Sleep

Last updated: March 6, 2019

Light sleep makes up most of an adult’s sleep cycle. We spend about 50% of our sleep in light sleep. … Read more

Sleep Spindles Explained

Last updated: March 6, 2019

Overview Sleep spindles are a type of brainwaves that come in bursts. They are described as an oscillatory activity of … Read more

How Estrogen Affects Our Sleep

Last updated: March 6, 2019

Overview Estrogen (sometimes spelled oestrogen) is an important reproductive hormone which effects the sleep – both in men and women. … Read more

Why Do We Sleep?

Last updated: March 6, 2019

Overview There hasn’t been a single answer to this question yet because sleep is incredibly complex with numerous functions and … Read more

How Much Sleep Do We Need?

Last updated: March 6, 2019

Overview The amount of sleep which is considered necessary for health and functionality is usually taken from the National Sleep … Read more

Sleep and Dopamine

Last updated: March 6, 2019

Overview Dopamine is frequently associated with positive emotions and a feeling of euphoria. However, researchers have discovered other interesting functions … Read more

Excessive Daytime Sleepiness

Last updated: March 6, 2019

Overview If you have trouble waking up, feel tired throughout the entire day (not only after lunch), have trouble concentrating … Read more

Circadian Rhythm and Sleep

Last updated: March 6, 2019

Quick Overview It would be an oversimplification to say that people sleep when it is dark, and stay awake in … Read more