Facts About Snoring

Dr. Dan JensenSnoring

Facts About Snoring

Snoring is known to be something that is often pretty loud and obnoxious at times. Many couples tend to get upset with each other because of how loud and often one or the other snores during the night. Research studies have shown that about half of the people in the United States alone, will snore at least once in their … Read More

Sleep Apnea’s Affect on Mental Health

Dr. Dan JensenSleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea's Affect on Mental Health

Sleep apnea is hard to live with. You wake up tired and groggy every morning, and struggle to get through the day. When bedtime comes, you’re relieved to throw yourself into bed, but sleep apnea wakes you up repeatedly, and you can’t get the rest you need. Not only does sleep apnea affect your physical health and wellbeing, it also … Read More

How Much Sleep Do We Need?

Dr. Dan JensenSleep

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

Can Sleep Patterns Affect Your Metabolism?

Dr. Dan JensenOverall Health

Can Sleep Patterns Affect Your Metabolism?

Sleep patterns are far more powerful than we realize. Our bodies appreciate routine, and you likely fall asleep and wake up at around the same time every day. Sleep affects our mood and concentration, and lack of sleep makes it difficult to get through the day. Sleep is also associated with poor heart health, and is a risk factor for … 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

Does Lucid Dreaming Affect Your Sleep Quality?

Dr. Dan JensenDreams

Does Lucid Dreaming Affect Your Sleep Quality?

Do you lucid dream at night? Some people are able to control their dreams during sleep, directing the course of the dream and their own actions, almost as if they were awake. But does lucid dreaming affect your sleep quality? It’s incredibly important that you are getting a great night’s sleep every night, and your health depends on your sleep. … Read More

The Effects of Sleep Deprivation

Dr. Dan JensenSleep

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

Dr. Dan JensenSleep

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

Dr. Dan JensenSleep

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