Sleep

Explore the importance of sleep and how to get the best night possible

The Architecture of Sleep


If you have ever been suddenly woken up, deep into the night, you’ll know it’s a very disorientating experience. When you wake up naturally, you rouse gently in a less confused state. This is because in these separate instances you have woken up in different stages of sleep. Sleep has two main states, these are defined by the movement of our eyes:…

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Good Sleep: Why is it Important?


The partner of a chronic snorer loses over an hour of sleep every night. Good sleep can be hard to come by for all parties in a bedroom polluted with snoring, particularly if snoring transitions to sleep apnea. But why does this matter? Sleep can seem like a real waste of one third of your life; time spent doing apparently nothing when there’s so…

jetlag man unsure of time body clock

Body Clock: Sleep, Light and Melatonin


Have you ever wondered why you feel sleepy at night and awake in the day? This daily fluctuation is your natural body clock working correctly. Our feelings of sleepiness or wakefulness are dictated by light and what it does to our brains. Our eyes don’t work very well in the dark, so it makes sense that we use this time to sleep and recover. Our…