Articles on Sleep & Wellness

Importance of Sleep Introduction

Good sleep is absolutely essential for optimal physical and mental performance. Yet, compared to diet and exercise, sleep receives little attention. Most people greatly underestimate the importance of sleep. Without good quality sleep, maintaining your diet and exercise regimen is nearly impossible. And, contrary to popular belief, you can not train yourself to need less… Read more

Sleep and Aging

Men are often unclear about the relationship between sleep and aging. Most men commonly think that the older they get the less sleep they need. On the contrary, sleep need does not decrease with age. However, sleep and aging are related in that sleep quality and quantity do tend to decrease with age. As a… Read more

Alcohol and Sleep

Alcohol can seriously hurt your sleep! A few drinks before bed certainly help you fall asleep quicker, which may come as a great relief when you are stressed out or suffering from insomnia. But the toll alcohol takes on your body is serious. The bottom line: alcohol and sleep do not mix!     Effect… Read more

How To Sleep Better Guide

In an increasingly hectic world, sleep rarely gets enough attention. Yet, adequate sleep is essential to achieve and maintain good health. So the question becomes, how to sleep better? The following principles provide an outline on how to sleep better. Reap sleep’s healthy rewards with a better night’s sleep.     How To Sleep Better… Read more

Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is common in men but often undiagnosed. In fact, according to the World Health Organization, 1 in 4 men have some degree of sleep apnea. However, less than 1 in 4 of these men have been diagnosed. Sleep apnea deprives the brain of oxygen and has serious consequences.     What Is Sleep… Read more

Do You Have Sleep Apnea Questionnaire?

Sleep apnea affects the way you breathe when you’re sleeping, and it deprives the brain of oxygen and has serious consequences. For example, sleep apnea results in chronic sleep deprivation which causes daytime sleepiness, slow reflexes, poor concentration, and an increased risk of accidents. Sleep apnea also leads to serious health problems over time, including… Read more


Do you typically have difficulty falling or staying asleep? Do you typically experience difficulty sleeping? If you answered “YES” to either of these questions, you may suffer from insomnia, and you are not alone.1 Nearly 1 in 3 men suffer from insomnia, which seriously hurts them physically and mentally. Sure, everyone occasionally has trouble falling… Read more

Behavorial Insomnia Treatment

There are plenty of over the counter and prescription insomnia treatments. (See Medicinal Insomnia Treatment). However, these insomnia treatments should not be your initial options and should rarely be used for more than a couple of weeks. Instead, you should try the following behavioral insomnia treatment, which is non-invasive and may actually prove superior in… Read more

Medicinal Insomnia Treatment

Over The Counter Sleep Aids OTC sleep aids (Benadryl, Nytol, Sominex, Unisom, Tylenol PM, etc) are good at helping you get to sleep for a night or two during a bout of temporary insomnia or during a mild illness, such as a cold or flu. However, they are not a preferred insomnia treatment for chronic… Read more

Sleep Cycle Apps

Good sleep is absolutely essential for optimal physical and mental performance. Each sleep cycle app below monitors your sleep via your movements and during the last half hour of your sleep wakes you during the lightest stage of sleep to reduce tiredness. Select a sleep cycle app to learn more information and to download the… Read more