Sleep, Coaching, and Research

For a better sleep

Sleep sensors

Sleep Sensors 2022 During my PhD I have worked with several sensors. Among them Beddit and Emfit. I currently us Withings because I have many other Withings products. From these sensors, only eight sleep will help you sleep better. All the others, will just measure your sleep, so yourself can correlate behavior and sleep. I will probably add here some other sensors/wearables that measure sleep but they are not placed on the bed, but rather on you.

How do I sleep better?

There are a lot of causes why people sleep worse than usual. In short, it depends. In any case, it will take you time to find out and build the habits (or remove bad habits) that might make you sleep better, and also, you might be sick. In the following weeks, I will post techniques to improve your sleep. Don’t fool yourself, like playing the piano, or learning something, it takes time and patience with yourself.

A healthy life begins with quality sleep

We all look forward to a good night’s sleep! Newman Regional Health Sleep Disorders Center welcomes the opportunity to assist you in the detection and treatment of your particular sleep disorder. Sleep is vital for whole body health — it is an active state important for renewing our mental and physical health each day. Over 60 million Americans suffer from one or more of 80 different sleep disorders. Sleep disorders can range from simply bothersome to potentially life threatening conditions.

Sleep apps, gadgets and tips to get a good night’s rest

Getting enough sleep is one of the most essential aspects of good health. Without the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep per night, you become susceptible to heart disease, mood disorders, obesity, diabetes, illness, depression and stress, not to mention diminished productivity and impaired decision making skills. Given that, it’s imperative to make sure you get enough quality sleep to stay healthy and feel your best. link

Your Afternoon Coffee Might Trigger a Bad Night’s Sleep

FRIDAY, Nov. 15, 2013 (HealthDay News) — Bad news for caffeine addicts: That midday coffee pick-me-up might increase your odds for a sleepless night, new research shows. link

AASM Partners with CDC to Address Chronic Sleep Loss Epidemic

Insufficient Sleep Identified as Impacting Nearly Every Public Health Indicator By American Academy of Sleep Medicine Published: Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 – 7:36 am The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on a new project to increase awareness of sleep illness and the importance of sufficient sleep. The long-term goal of the National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project is to promote widespread and measurable public behavior changes leading to improved sleep health.

Drifting off to Dreamland: FOX28’s Tom Powell puts a sleep app to the test

_The CDC has called insufficient sleep a public health epidemic, with as many as 70 million Americans suffering from sleep problems. “We live in a toxic environment for sleep, and people really don’t prioritize sleep,” says Dr. Nathaniel Watson with the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He says short sleep is associated with cardiovascular disease, obesity, and even a shorter life. He says apps can be useful tools to help you doze off or learn more about your sleep, but he doesn’t believe they can diagnose sleep illness.

How to sleep for success

Benjamin Hotel sleep consultant Rebecca Robbins breaks down the importance of sleep. link

MyErgoHealth Announces Results of 30-Day Sleep Improvement Case Study

Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 MyErgoHealth, a leader in Custom Ergonomic solutions, has released the results of a 30-day case study focusing on the pain relieving benefits of their myErgoBed Customized Sleep Solution and 30 Day Coaching Program. Participants reported a significant improvement in sleep quality, a reduction in lower back pain, and less discomfort with the myErgoBed mattress than with their old bed. link

LifeWatch approved by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) as an Out of Center Sleep Test Supplier (OCSTS)

LifeWatch Inc., a leading U.S. provider of remote patient monitoring solutions, including home sleep testing services for the diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), announced today it has been approved by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) as an Out of Center Sleep Test Supplier (OCSTS). LifeWatch has met the Academy’s quality standards for Out of Center testing. link