Tips for Better Sleep

Dr. Dan JensenSleep

Have you been sleeping soundly? Getting between 7 to 9 hours of sleep every night is important for your body, mind, and overall well being. If you’re not getting enough sleep each night, you may experience fatigue, irritability, and moodiness. You won’t be as productive as you’d like, and you’ll struggle to stay focused on tasks. Poor sleep can even … Read More

Tips for Battling Insomnia

Dr. Dan JensenInsomnia, Sleep

Have you been struggling to fall asleep at night, or do you wake up in the middle of the night unable to get back to sleep? The body needs between 7 to 9 hours of sleep each and every night, and if you’re consistently sleeping less than 6 hours per night, you have insomnia. Don’t let sleeplessness get the better … Read More

What Happens if You Go Days without Sleep?

Dr. Dan JensenSleep

Have you ever wondered about the importance of sleep? If you’ve had a few nights of poor sleep you’ll feel exhausted, but you wonder if sleep is really that important. You probably wish you could get away with fewer hours of sleep, and have more time for all your waking activities, but not getting enough sleep has some major consequences. … Read More

Is there a Connection between Sleep and Inflammation?

Dr. Dan JensenOverall Health, Sleep

Are you getting enough sleep? To feel well rested, protect your immune system, and enjoy great energy, you need to sleep between 7 to 9 hours every night. There is a clear connection between sleep and inflammation, so if you suffer from any disorder or injury that has caused an inflammation, you will struggle to sleep at night. What is … Read More

How Much Sleep Do We Need?

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How Much Sleep Do We Need?

Sleep is absolutely crucial for good health. If you’re not sleeping well, you’ll struggle with fatigue, irritability, depression, poor heart health, and other negative health outcomes. If you don’t sleep at all, you will die! So how much sleep do we really need, and why is it important we get the right amount of sleep every night? Things That Interfere … Read More

All About Sleep Paralysis

Dr. Dan JensenSigns & Symptoms, Sleep

All About Sleep Paralysis

Sleep paralysis can be a scary experience, and those who have sleep paralysis often find it disconcerting and uncomfortable. You’ve probably felt paralyzed in a dream before, and have felt unable to jump up, scream, or run away. Now imagine feeling that same feeling when you’re wide awake! What is Sleep Paralysis? Paralysis at night serves a very important function. … Read More

Why Do We Get Night Sweats?

Dr. Dan JensenSigns & Symptoms, Sleep

Why Do We Get Night Sweats?

Have you ever woken up in the night covered in sweat? What causes these night sweats, and does it affect the quality of your sleep? Sleep is one of the most important things your body needs to stay healthy, give you energy, and strengthen your immune system, warding of diseases and illnesses. If you’re not sleeping properly, you should be … Read More

The Effects of Sleep Deprivation

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The Effects of Sleep Deprivation

You’ve experienced the negative effects of a sleepless night, and have felt irritable over breakfast and struggled to concentrate at work. If one night of poor sleep can cause such a dramatic effect, what are the effects of sleep deprivation? Sleep and Health Problems If you’re not sleeping well, you will soon be at risk of some major health problems. … Read More

The Evolution of Sleep

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The Evolution of Sleep

Have you ever wondered why we sleep? We all have such busy lives, and it’s easy to think we’d be happier if we could sleep less. Why did humans evolve to need 7 to 9 hours of sleep per night, and what purpose does sleep have in our modern lives? The Disadvantages of Sleep At first blush, sleep doesn’t seem … Read More

Sleep in the Animal Kingdom

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Sleep in the Animal Kingdom

Have you ever wondered how many hours animals spend sleeping? Do they nap during the day so they can prowl around at night? Do they follow sleep routines and brush their teeth before bed, and just how important is sleep for animals? Do All Animals Sleep? There are millions of species of animals in the world and in the sea, … Read More