Category Archives: Sleep Science

Can lack of sleep reduce testosterone levels?

We’re taking a closer look at the relationship between testosterone and a good night’s sleep Getting older comes with its fair share of challenges – from aches and pains to tiredness. Part of this is the result of a drop in key hormones, including testosterone. And contrary to popular belief, testosterone is a critical hormone […]

What is the best sleeping position?

We all have a favourite, but which one is the best for your sleep health? Unlike sleep patterns themselves, our sleep positions are usually pretty consistent. Even if you go to bed at different times every night, chances are you still go through the same rotation of positions while getting your forty winks. Unfortunately, our […]

Does sharing a bed help you sleep better?

New reports suggest that sharing a bed with your partner could result in improved rest Everyone has their own opinion on the best way to fall and stay asleep. Some people find it hard to sleep without their partner with them, while others relish the chance to starfish and spread out in a bed all […]

Why sleep and productivity are inextricably linked

As World Productivity Day arrives, we’re taking a closer look at the relationship between working hard and a good night’s rest   It’s no secret that tiredness and fatigue are the sworn enemies of productivity. When we’re exhausted, we’re far less likely to perform at our maximum capacity when it comes to work, exercise and […]

Why you should find it in your heart to spend more time getting quality sleep

The kitchen may be the heart of the home but there’s no doubt that your heart benefits from the hours you spend in the bedroom It’s no secret that good sleep is an important part of our overall health. Sleep is linked to our memory, our cognitive function, our physical wellbeing and our emotional state. […]

Fact vs. Fiction: Do women really need more sleep than men?

It’s time to separate the myth from the truth Despite the fact we all have sleep in common, there are still many curiosities and misconceptions surrounding it. From dreams and sleepwalking to sleep cycles and sleep hormones, sleep can be a lot more complicated than simply putting your head on the pillow and closing your […]

The role sleep plays in your mental health

Looking after ourselves has never felt more important, and sleep has a vital role to play in this   With the coronavirus still disrupting daily life for all of us, it’s understandable that we’re all feeling a little more stressed than usual. The uncertainty of the current situation has led to increased levels of anxiety […]

Sleep Like a Baby: why is sleep so important for children?

We all want to give our children the best start in life. But few things are as crucial as simply protecting their rest and recovery time.   We all know that sleep is important. Even for adults, getting enough sleep is key to both our physical energy levels and our mental capacity, as well as […]