Sleep and the American Family

Earlier this year, the National Sleep Foundation released the results of the 2024 Sleep in America poll.  The topic of this year’s poll was Sleep in the American Family and the findings are unlikely to surprise many people.  Overall, American families are struggling...

Sleep Apnea Linked to High Blood Sugar

  New research indicates that there may be a link between obstructive sleep apnea and high blood sugar.  The study, which used data from the European Sleep Apnea Database (ESADA) found that sleep apnea is independently predictive of poor glycemic health regardless of...

5 Unusual Ways to Get to Sleep Without Counting Sheep

Sleep is essential to life and not getting enough of it can cause serious short and long term health problems.   But for many of us, getting a good night sleep on a regular basis can feel like an impossible dream. While some sleep issues are the result of stress, bad...

Glossary of Sleep Terminology A thru I

Sometimes it can be confusing to understand all of the terms used when talking about sleep. So, we wanted to cover some of the more commonly used sleep terminology.   Actigraphy – The practice of using data about body movement during sleep to determine...