Category Archives: Sleep Shopper

Exploring How Octopuses Sleep

Did you know that octopuses have eight arms (not tentacles) and that those arms contain two thirds of their neurons? Or that octopuses have two hearts, blue blood and no bones—allowing them to fit into all the nooks and crannies? These facts only scratch the surface when it comes to...

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Sleep Trackers Versus Sleep Studies

Exploring the latest in sleep tracking tech + when to take sleep issues to a professional.

As a society, we’ve been thinking about how to use technology to improve our lives for a long time. Not only does technological innovation drive much of our waking life these days—it is an increasingly prevalent feature in...

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Hormone Fluctuations & Their Impact On Sleep

How fluctuations in hormone levels can impact your sleep.

Hormones impact and direct so many of our biological processes—including sleep. Fluctuations in hormone levels often lead to disrupted sleep patterns, either temporarily or long-term. People assigned female at birth (AFAB) in particular often experience more frequent periods of hormonal fluctuations due to menstruation, pregnancy and...

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