For years people have been under the impression a drink after work or a nightcap at bedtime would help them relax or perhaps better yet get a good night’s sleep. In fact, 20% of Americans currently use alcohol as their preferred sleep aid. Scientific evidence points to the fact that alcohol has complex effects on our sleep and in aggregate is detrimental to our health.
In our continuing efforts to improve SleepWatch for our all of users, we are excited to announce some new features that we hope will improve your insight into sleep. You'll get feedback on the changes you are making with us and see how your data compares to SleepWatch users across the globe.
Here at SleepWatch, we have a keen interest in keeping up with the latest in sleep news and innovation. This week's articles cover tips for falling asleep and the mattress companies vying for your business.
For your reading pleasure, here are some of the articles the team has found interesting this week.
Did you get up this morning feeling somewhat-rested or not rested at all? Are you ordering that third cup of coffee mid-morning to keep your eyes open? Are you having trouble concentrating by early afternoon? These signs might suggest that you did not have a good night's sleep. Light seeping into your sleeping environment may be a factor in preventing a restful sleep.