How We Sleep

Your immune system needs sleep. Don’t sacrifice it.

As society grows more conscious of our health and immune system, we thought it would be good to share data from previous scientific studies on sleep and the immune system.

Alarm Clocks: Is There a Better Way to Wake Up?

The majority of us depend on alarm clocks and they clearly are entrenched in modern life. Alarms keep us on schedule in a society that demands punctuality for work, school, and that early morning workout. Is there a better way to wake up?

Alcohol & Sleep - A Bad Combination

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.

Women & Sleep, Are Women Getting Equal Treatment?

Research shows that women and men sleep differently. Women take longer to go to sleep (sleep latency), spend about 20 minutes longer in bed and spend more time in deep sleep than men.

Sleep: On the Nature of Larks & Owls in Their Modern Habitat

Have you ever wondered why some people hit the gym at 6:00am and others tell you they never go to sleep before midnight and prefer to sleep in until 10:00am or 11:00am? Why is it that some people love mornings, while others hate getting up? Which one is better for your body, anyway?

Restful Sleep & Tips on How to Get More

As a Sleep Watch user do you ever ask yourself, "What is normal restful sleep?" Do you wish you could see how your Sleep Watch "Total Restful Sleep Time" compares to other Sleep Watch users?