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February 26. 2015

How Does SleepRate Measure Sleep?

By Jenny Nielsen 0 Comments

First of all, how does one measure sleep? The gold standard is polysomnography, or PSG for short. When patients are referred to a sleep laboratory, it is very likely that their sleep will be measured using PSG. Poly is Latin for many, and in polysomnography many aspects of body functioning are monitored including brain waves,…

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December 19. 2014

How long did it take you to fall asleep last night?

By Jenny Nielsen 0 Comments

How long did it take you to fall asleep last night? Are you sure? Have you ever seen someone nod off in the middle of the day, and when they woke up they swore they were never asleep? As it turns out, this is very common and sleep scientists term this experience “sleep state misperception.”…

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December 08. 2014

How can you fall asleep fast?

By Jenny Nielsen 0 Comments

Don’t you wish there was a quick and easy trick for falling asleep as soon as your head hits the pillow? Unfortunately, for many of us it is not that simple. So, is there a secret trick for how to fall asleep fast? Well, sleep is an automatic process, like breathing. In order to fall…

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