Touchscreen Toddlers Sleep Less

According to Birkbeck, University of London and King’s College London, three quarters (3/4) of children aged 6 months to 3 years in the UK use iPads and smartphones every single day. According to researcher Tim Smith, ‘Light from electronic screens” decreases the sleep-regulating hormone melatonin in adults and it seems to have a similar effect […]

Sleep Meditation: The Most Effective Cure for Insomnia

Meditation is the most ancient form of technique for focusing the mind on a particular thought or object for mindfulness and achieving mental clarity. There are multiple reasons why one should meditate, as all the uses are impossible to fit in one blog here are three major reasons why everyone should try meditation: Meditation can […]

Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Your Brain

Sleep is an important primary biological need just like any basic need such as food or water. We as humans spend a third of our lives unconscious. Without sleep, our memory, attention, and cognitive abilities begin to deteriorate just by cutting a few hours of sleep at night for a week or more. Sleep is […]

Insomnia: Important Facts, Consequences, and Myths

Insomnia is one of the most shared problems experienced by older people. The biggest fact is that Insomnia in older adults is under-recognized and undertreated and not a result of normal aging  15% of Ireland is suffering from insomnia. It is projected that by 2023 there will be 130,482,156 total cases of acute insomnia in […]

Study Shows Sleep Deprivation makes Girls Anxiety Worse

A person suffers from anxiety disorders when they experience strong and lasting anxiety unrelated to any real danger or threat, which interferes with their normal functioning and daily activities. When it comes to the consequences of a bad night’s sleep, women and men are not on the same footing.  According to a recent study, women […]

Five Things to Know about Sleep as the Clock changes

The conductor of the organization The biological clock is an area of ​​the brain that synchronizes over the 24-hour day defined by the alternation of day and night. This cycle lasts spontaneously between 11:30 p.m. and 12:30 p.m., depending on the individual. Without this synchronization, our sleep would shift every day to the point that […]

Five Most Common Types of Sleep Disorders

Insomnia Insomnia is a very common sleep disorder in Western countries and affects nearly 20% of the adult population. Its occurrence is higher in women and increases with age. Being unemployed, living alone or suffering from a severe somatic disease (cardiovascular disease, pain) are additional risk factors for insomnia. There is some evidence that people […]

Five Hack to Sleep like an Olympic Athlete Throughout Coronavirus Crisis

To optimize sleep as much as possible, the researcher gives several tips to follow. Keep Regular Bed and Wake Times Even if the structure of life will become less regular over the next few days and weeks, Dr. Carrier invites Quebecers to go to sleep at regular hours. This allows your body to regulate its […]

Significance of Sleep for Mental and Physical Well-Being

Sleep deprivation is common in the young generation, especially students. Due to workload, deadlines, and personal choices, the sleep pattern of an average student is deteriorating. The consequences can include but are not limited to psychological issues and insomnia.  More than half of teens ages 15 and older sleep less than seven hours per night, and […]

AI, Wearables and the Future of Sleep Medicine​

Traditional sleep monitoring Since the 1960s, Polysomnography has been used to monitor sleep through complementary sensors. These sensors allow the measurement of body positions, oxygen levels, the electrical activity of muscles, heart rate, etc. to name a few. Ambulatory PSG is an alternative that uses a smaller number of sensors and allows at-home monitoring. It […]