Everything You Need to Know For a Great Night’s Sleep
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At Sleepopolis, we live, breathe, and yes, dream sleep. We’re all about helping you get the best sleep possible by giving you the info you need, from the basics of healthy sleep to the latest updates in sleep science.
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So, rest easy. Dive into our resources and find everything you need to know about the fascinating subject of sleep.
Sleepopolis Expert Panel
Clinical Psychologist and Director of the Sleep and Health Research Program at the University of Arizona
Clinical Psychologist and Author of The Good Sleeper: The Essential Guide to Sleep for Your Baby (and You)
Clinical Psychologist and Author of the Devin and Evan Children’s Book Series
Clinical Psychologist at NY Health Hypnosis and Integrative Therapy
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The days after daylight saving time are the first sign that longer, sunnier days are ahead. Who doesn’t look forward to brighter afternoons, iced coffee season, and summer vacation? If the Sunshine Protection … Read more
Both nightmares and night terrors are distressing sleep events, but they actually describe separate phenomena. And that means they both have their own unique characteristics. We spoke with a pair of certified sleep … Read more
If you’ve ever found yourself startled awake in the middle of the night, heart pounding and soaked in sweat, you know what it’s like to have a nightmare. These vivid, often terrifying dreams … Read more
The symptoms are common. Snoring. Daytime sleepiness. Repeated awakening during the night. Weight gain. The feeling of gasping and choking. These are some of the symptoms of sleep apnea, one of the most … Read more
For some people, nights aren’t a time of relaxation, but of restlessness, strange sensations, and even pain. These are the symptoms experienced by sufferers of Restless Legs Syndrome, or RLS. RLS is a … Read more
Insomnia sounds simple. It’s just the inability to fall asleep, right? Well, not exactly. Insomnia is the inability to fall asleep, stay asleep, fall back to sleep after waking, or all three. Insomnia … Read more
Download your own sleep calendar here! Proper sleep hygiene is extremely important if you want to sleep better. Sleep hygiene refers to the set of behaviors and environment related to your sleep habits. The … Read more
Sleep difficulties are widespread across cultures and becoming more prevalent. The impact of sleep disorders and other sleep problems is significant in both personal and economic cost. Insomnia alone costs $63.2 billion in … Read more
Though maintaining good health depends on several factors, one of the most important is healthy sleep (1). Healthy sleep requires adequate time to rest, the ability to reduce emotional and nervous system tension, … Read more
Seasonal depression is a type of depression in which people experience feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and/or listlessness for an extended period during a particular portion of the year. Sufferers tend to experience these … Read more
Getting a good night’s sleep when you’re stressed can feel like an impossible task. In this article, I’ll explore some ways you can relax to help you get better shut-eye. First, I’ll define … Read more
Anxiety is a normal human response to alarming situations and life stressors, such as a move, job change, or relationship transition. Anxiety is characterized by feelings of worry, dread, and uneasiness. Anxiety affects … Read more
Did you know that your metabolic health affects your sleep? In this article, I’ll explore this link. First, I’ll define metabolic health before discussing how it relates to sleep. Finally, I’ll provide some … Read more
Located between the iliac bones and the sacrum, the sacroiliac (SI) joints connect the spine to the pelvis. Together these two joints not only provide support and stability but they also play an … Read more
Whether your grandmother warned you about it or your mom’s experiencing it now, you’ve likely heard the term menopause. While the first occurrence of your menstrual cycle (or period) signifies what many refer … Read more
While we at Sleepopolis understand each expecting parent’s pregnancy is unique, there are some common sleep problems that can occur throughout pregnancy. As an expectant parent, you may be wondering how your sleep … Read more
Navigating bedtime with small children is no easy task, even when you do your best to follow advice from sleep experts and pediatricians. But if bedtime is a constant fight night after night, … Read more
Getting quality sleep while you are experiencing financial stress can be hard to accomplish. The COVID-19 pandemic has put increased strain on many Americans’ wallets, making it more difficult to achieve sufficient sleep. … Read more