The New Science of Sleep

Dr. Dan JensenSleep

The New Science of Sleep

Are you sleeping well at night? Do you wake up feeling well rested and ready to face another day? If your answer is no, you’re one of millions of Americans struggling to sleep. Our lives have gotten busier with each passing year, and compared to a hundred years ago, we’re sleeping worse than ever before. Modern schedules, stressors, and technology … Read More

The Future of Sleep Studies

Dr. Dan JensenResearch

The Future of Sleep Studies

Have you ever wondered how researchers perform sleep studies? Is the information they collect accurate? Most sleep studies are performed in a lab, and participants sleep overnight hooked up to monitors that allow researchers to track their sleep. That could soon be changing, and researchers may soon be getting more accurate data on sleep. The Future of Sleep Studies Charlene … Read More

A Good Night’s Sleep Supports Brain Health

Dr. Dan JensenSleep

A Good Night's Sleep Supports Brain Health

Sleep is essential. No one can live without sleep, and not only does a good night’s sleep provide you with rest, and give you energy to face the day, it also supports brain health. Sleep is far more important than you might realize, and ignoring sleep is a bad idea. We often place sleep far down the list of priorities, … Read More

Should I Use Antihistamines as a Sleep Aid?

Dr. Dan JensenMedication

Should I Use Antihistamines as a Sleep Aid?

Do you struggle to get enough sleep at night? Many adults complain that they aren’t getting the rest they need. Whether you have a busy schedule and too few hours in bed, or you have difficulty falling asleep and wake up repeatedly in the night, it can be hard to sleep enough. If you’ve been trying sleep aids to help … Read More

Sleeping Well During Time Changes

Dr. Dan JensenSleep

Sleeping Well During Time Changes

We’re all enjoying the long summer days, but daylight saving time will be ending in just a few weeks. When we move the clocks forward in the spring, and reset them back in the fall, our sleep cycle is disrupted, and it takes a few days to reset our body clocks. This fall, follow these tips to sleep well during … Read More

A Link Between Alzheimer’s Disease & Poor Sleep

Dr. Dan JensenDementia & Alzheimer's Disease

A Link Between Alzheimer's Disease & Poor Sleep

We all experience a sleepless night from time to time, but if you’re having trouble sleeping each and every night, you’re not at your best. Not only does poor sleep affect your mood, focus, and overall health, recent studies have shown a link between lack of sleep and brain health. Researchers are discovering more systems that are affected by poor … Read More

Getting a Good Night’s Sleep As We Age

Dr. Dan JensenTips & Tricks

Getting a Good Night's Sleep As We Age

Aging can take a toll on our ability to sleep. Our body’s natural circadian rhythm, or sleep and wake cycle, changes as we age, and we have to adjust a few of our habits to make sure we’re still sleeping well every night. Seniors often report problems sleeping during the night, and wake up feeling tired every morning. The Importance … Read More

7 Tips for Better Sleep

Dr. Dan JensenSleep

7 Tips for Better Sleep

We know how frustrating it can be if you’re struggling to sleep at night. You wake up feeling groggy and tired, and have a hard time being productive at work, or being understanding when interacting with your loved ones. You feel irritable, and know you’re not functioning at your best. Want to get a better sleep every night? Here are … Read More

Tips for Traveling with a CPAP Machine

Dr. Dan JensenCPAP Machine

Tips for Traveling with a CPAP Machine

For those of you with obstructive sleep apnea, your continuous positive air pressure (CPAP) machine has completely changed how you sleep. You don’t wake up repeatedly in the night feeling shortness of breath, or struggle to stay asleep during the night. Since you’ve been using a CPAP machine, you get a great night’s sleep every night, and wake up feeling … Read More