Tag Archives: sleep

Pluto’s Customizable Pillow Finally Helped Me to Snore Less and Sleep More

Finding the best pillow can be surprisingly tricky. Depending on how you sleep—side, back, stomach—what firmness you like (supportive or plushy), and what material you prefer (down? memory foam?), the options multiply quickly. When you get into new offerings like anti-snoring or CBD pillows, the decision gets even more complex. Given that you’ll ideally spend… Read More »

Arthritis Pain and Sleep

The pain of arthritis makes it tough for many people to get a good night’s sleep. Worse yet, tossing and turning at night can actually increase the perception of pain. “There’s a reciprocal relationship between pain and poor sleep. The poorer people sleep, the more pain they tend to be in,” says Kevin Fontaine, PhD,… Read More »

Woman who puts millions of us to sleep

You might not recognise her face or name, but chances are you’ve heard Tamara Levitt’s voice before. The 49-year-old Canadian is a superstar of the meditation world and head of mindfulness for Calm, a meditation and sleep app that boasts more than four million paying subscribers internationally and 100,000 new downloads a day. In her… Read More »

Sleep disorders tally $94.9 billion in health care costs each year

Sleep disorders are associated with significantly higher rates of health care utilization, conservatively placing an additional $ 94.9 billion in costs each year to the United States health care system, according to a new study from researchers at Mass Eye and Ear, a member hospital of Mass General Brigham. In their new analysis, published in… Read More »