Sleep Health Guides
Our mission at OptimumSleep is to provide the best evidence-backed sleep education in one place.
Our expert-reviewed guides target the most common questions and concerns our readers have about sleep health and aim to arm you with all the actionable advice you need to improve the quality of your sleep.
From the basics of sleep, like why it’s so crucial for our everyday functioning and health, to the science behind sleep and the driving forces behind why we sleep, OptimumSleep’s guides will give you a greater understanding of how sleep works and the vital role it plays in our lives.
All of our sleep guides are science-based and evidence-backed. We never feed you pseudoscience, myths, or old wive’s tales — we aim to educate, not spread misinformation.
So, if you have a burning question about sleep or just want to know how it actually works, take your pick from the articles below and start your sleep science education.
You’ll know more about sleep than the average person, including how to improve your own sleep in no time.
Good quality sleep is vitally important for our health. Learn what the tangible benefits of sleep are, as well as useful tips for developing healthy sleep habits. Read More →
A long-term lack of sleep can adversely affect your health. Learn how to spot the signs of sleep deprivation and how to treat and (more importantly) prevent it. Read More →
Understand the sleep cycle, circadian rhythm, and what happens inside your brain while you’re asleep. Read More →
What drives us to sleep and wake up when we do? An explainer on how our internal circadian rhythm drive sleep. Read More →
If you're not getting enough sleep, it could mess up your weight loss plans. Understand how in this article. Read More →
Understand how thyroid gland could affect your sleep and how it can mess up with your circadian rhythm Read More →