Can Sleep Predict Big Game Winner?

Atlanta is resting easy in advance of this weekend’s New England matchup according to sleep patterns identified through our Sleep Number research team. Will it be enough to win the Big Game on Sunday? On average, SleepIQ® users in the Atlanta area are getting nearly 30 more minutes of sleep per week than their Boston-area…

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White Paper – Quality sleep: The center of a healthy life

It is mid-January, which means the gym is packed, grocery baskets are filled with fresh produce, and motivational books are topping best-seller charts. While people understand the importance of exercise and diet for good health, the essential role of sleep is often overlooked. You may be doing everything else right, but not sleeping well could…

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Sleep Better for Your Best Self

Sleep is crucial to our well-being. For decades, research—such as this article from the National Institutes of Health—has shown that a healthy lifestyle depends on getting enough quality shut-eye. Sleep (or lack thereof) can impact everything from weight gain to mood regulation to general brain health. A chronic lack of sleep can lead to high…

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Sleep Number data shows Cleveland fans losing more sleep than Chicago fans The Sleep Number research team has identified a marked difference in sleep patterns on days when Cleveland v. Chicago games are being played. On average, SleepIQ® users in the Cleveland area have lost a total of one hour and thirty-five minutes of sleep…

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Why Women Need More Sleep Than Men

Between 50 and 70 million Americans suffer from some form of sleep disturbance, according to the Centers for Disease Control. And according to researchers, it’s more of a problem for women. The Centers for Disease Control’s National Center for Health Statistics reports that women are more likely than men to have trouble falling asleep and…

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Can 4 Hours of Sleep a Night Be Healthy?

Can some people thrive on only 4 hours of sleep every single night? It’s rare, but neuroscientist Dr. Ying-Hui Fu says it can happen. Fu is a neurology professor at the University of California, San Francisco. In her own words, during a recent Reddit AMA, she said the importance of sleep is secondary only to…

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