Your Way To Healthy Sleep

We are an evidence-based website that takes a holistic approach to sleep. We understand that sleep and sleep problems and disorders cannot be properly assessed and managed in isolation, but must be understood in the context of the whole person. We give you straight information, not false hopes or stale advice. We empower YOU to take charge of your sleep health, and we give you resources for when you need help – including connections to people experiencing sleep health challenges similar to yours.

The Science Of Sleep

Sleep is one of the three pillars of health, along with nutrition and movement – it is a fundamental part of your overall health and wellbeing. Sleep affects all aspects of your health and, conversely, it is affected by everything that is going on in your mind and body, as well as in your environment. That’s why sleep problems and solutions must be looked at in the context of YOU.

Sleep Disorders And Solutions

Sleep disorders are abnormal patterns of sleep that can have a significant impact on a your physical and mental health. Sleep disorders can lead to a number of health problems, such as fatigue, irritability, poor concentration, and even depression. We help you understand the signs and symptoms of sleep disorders and how to properly diagnose and treat them is essential for leading a healthy and productive life.

Latest Sleep Health and Sleep Apnea News

Certain Devices Used to Treat OSA May Not Be Safe: US FDA
FDA Advisory

Certain Devices Used to Treat OSA May Not Be Safe: US FDA

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is evaluating safety concerns related to fixed (non-removable) palatal expanders – dental devices used on adults to remodel the jaw or to treat conditions such as OSA and temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) of the jaw. The safety and effectiveness of these devices for these uses have not been…

Man with Insomnia
Sleep Research

Insomnia, Sleep Duration Tied to Heart Attack Risk

Both insomnia and sleep duration – i.e., five or fewer hours or more than nine hours of sleep per night — are “highly associated” with an increased incidence of myocardial infarction (heart attack), according to a recent meta-analysis of nine studies including more than one million patients with and without insomnia. The pooled analysis, with…

30-minute afternoon nap tied to a mid-day refresh and memory boost
Sleep Research

30-minute afternoon nap tied to a mid-day refresh and memory boost

A study published on February 23 found that a half-hour nap in the afternoon is associated with a mid-day “refresh.” “Many know the benefits of napping, but the pressure to optimize time in the workday poses constraints for some on the practicality of napping regularly,” said study coauthor Dr Ruth Leong from the Centre for…

You don’t have to wake up tired every day

24 Million Americans do not know they have sleep apnea. Take our quick online test to see if you are at risk of having sleep apnea.