The Science and Medicine of Sleep

Science has a great deal to offer in terms of understanding our sleep cycles, and when to apply the induction methods appropriate to different stages of sleep. By understanding these stages you can greatly increase your chances of attaining lucidity. The science of sleep can also help us with very practical matters: how to practice good sleep hygiene; how to manage sleep disorders like insomnia; understanding melatonin, caffeine, sleep medications and sleep paralysis; the role of sleep in aging, memory, and disease – to name just a few. This is where I’ll share all the tips from my clinical practice of sleep medicine. The data is in: the shorter you sleep, the shorter you live. This track will also help you understand why you sleep and dream in the first place.

Science and Medicine of Sleep

A great deal of scientific research has revealed the physiological underpinnings of sleep and dreams. In this section of Night Club we will unpack how staying current on the science and medicine of sleep can provide real benefits for you. This section of Night Club has the widest applicability, being relevant to anyone who sleeps –

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What is Sleep Paralysis?

Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night and found yourself partly conscious, yet unable to move? Perhaps you feel tightness in your chest, a sense of heaviness, or have trouble breathing? Maybe you notice voices nearby and then a dark figure comes toward you. You try to call out for help, but nothing comes out! While this

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