Is it Healthy to Sleep with Your Pets?

Half of American dog owners and 62 percent of American cat owners report sharing the bed with their furry companions at night. But is it actually healthy to let your pets sleep with you? There have been numerous studies looking at how sleeping with your pets affects your health. There studies showcase many pros and … Read more

Seven Tips for Better Sleep in 2019

As 2018 is coming to an end and we begin a new year, you might be thinking about making some new year’s resolutions. Maybe think about how well you slept this past year and see if you can make some improvements to sleep better in 2019. Here are a few tips that can help you … Read more

How Does Nutrition Impact Sleep?

There are many different aspects that go into a good night’s sleep. One being nutrition. Hippocrates, the father of medicine noted “Sleep and watchfulness, both of them, when immoderate, constitute disease.” He also stated “Let food by thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” This established the vital nature of nutrition and sleep to well-being. … Read more

Sleep Deprivation and its Correlation with Alzheimer’s

Many American’s are effected by Alzheimer’s disease. Whether it be a relative or even themselves. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 5.7 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. This number is expected to rise to nearly 14 million by the year 2050. Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States and it … Read more

The Problem with Drowsy Driving

We are all guilty of driving while tired. In fact, sixty percent of adults in the United States have driven while feeling drowsy and one-third of people have actually fallen asleep while behind the wheel. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that drowsy driving was responsible for 72,000 crashes, 44,000 injuries and 800 deaths … Read more

How Sleep is One of the Main Keys to Success in College

As a recent college graduate I know first-hand that school is stressful. Between keeping up with your classes and having a social life, stress can become debilitating and start to affect how you perform in school. Sleep plays an important role in how you succeed in your classes. Studies have shown that the quantity and … Read more

Poor Sleep Quality A Predictor of Junk Food Cravings?

From Sleep Review The Journal for Sleep Specialists Poor Sleep Quality A Predictor of Junk Food Cravings, Suggests Phone Survey Study to Be Presented at SLEEP 2018 Published on June 3, 2018 Nighttime snacking and junk food cravings may contribute to unhealthy eating behaviors and represent a potential link between poor sleep and obesity, according … Read more