Sleep 101

Lifestyle and Chronic Disease

Lifestyle and Chronic Disease

Society is learning about the importance of sleep. Sleep, after all, is one-third of a person’s life. Sleep is a link in the chain of wellness. Other key links in the chain of wellness include movement, nutrition, de-stressing, and finding work-life harmony. Lifestyle!!! Diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and mental health problems are commonly attributed as… Read more »

Blue Light

Blue Light

What if you were to hear that you don’t have to power down your electronic device to sleep well at night? Or that you could be up through the night and still get good sleep! The answer lies in blue light and melatonin. Melatonin Melatonin is our sleep hormone, and it is naturally made by… Read more »

Sleep and Wellness

Sleep and Wellness

Did you know… Sleep health is NOT commonly included in most medical school curriculum? Males between 30-60 years of age have a 25% incidence of sleep apnea? Chronic insomnia affects 30-40% of the population? Medications are not first line therapy for insomnia? Narcolepsy symptoms commonly occur a decade before diagnosis? Sleep deprivation leads to weight… Read more »

Sleep and Workplace Safety

Sleep and Workplace Safety

Why is sleep health important for Workplace Safety and Occupational Medicine? Did you know… FACT: Fatigued workers are 70% more likely to be involved in workplace accidents. FACT: Sleep-related fatigue costs business $150 billion a year in medical costs, absenteeism, workplace accidents, and lost productivity. FACT: Presenteeism (attending work while sick), accidents, poor judgment and… Read more »

Sleep Puzzle

Sleep Puzzle

There is a lot of information on the Paradise Sleep website. There are some tips present that may get you better sleep tonight! There is also a large volume of information and may leave somebody feeling puzzled.     Let this page here be your map—or compass—as to how to build your sleep-health knowledge to… Read more »