Category Archives: Sleep Science

The silent rise of sleep apnoea

While 2020 was dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic, rates of sleep disorders also increased significantly. 2020 was the year that we all took notice of how precarious our health and wellbeing could be. And as we find ourselves hurtling through 2021, the threat of the COVID-19 virus continues to affect our every move. Even when […]

Make good sleep your resolution for 2021

sleep better in 2021

Along with nutrition and exercise, sleep is one of the main pillars of our health. Getting enough high-quality sleep is vital for not only sustaining our physical wellbeing, but our mental wellbeing, too. Countless studies have shown the dangers of sleep deprivation when it comes to issues such as coronary heart disease, depression, dementia and […]

Why does your body jerk as you fall asleep?

It’s something many of us experience on a regular basis without ever understanding why Sleep is something we all do and all need, yet there is still a lot about sleep that can feel mysterious. No two people experience sleep in exactly the same way, and some of us have to deal with strange reactions […]

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 […]