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Sleep Test Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Sleep Test.

Healthy Living Videos from Everwell

Thanks to a special partnership, SparkPeople is featuring these healthy living videos from Everwell.com. Learn more about your healthy lifestyle by viewing the videos below!   brightcove.createExperiences();Nutrition Videos ...  Read more

9 Dieting Paradoxes that Make Perfect Sense - Part 1

Weight loss can make smart people look silly, confound roomfuls of award-winning scientists, and baffle the rest of us, who are otherwise competent and brilliant in our own right. Somehow the mysterious answers still elude us. Part of the...  Read more

6 Tips to Deal with Daylight Saving Time

It’s that time of year again, when we reset our clocks and try to readjust to the time change associated with Daylight Saving Time (DST). Some of us breeze through the change seamlessly, yet others feel out of sorts for days. If you have troubl...  Read more

Eat to Beat PMS

PMS. Three little letters that spell dread and discomfort for millions of women every month. It is reported that more than half and perhaps as many as 85 percent of all women experience discomfort related to menstruation, common referred to as Premen...  Read more

8 Reasons Why Your Workout Isn't Working

We all know how fantastic working out is for your health. But what happens when your workouts aren't delivering the results you want? Or you're not getting the results you think you should be getting? While any kind of physical activity is go...  Read more

SLEEP
Updated 7/30/2014 12:16:13 PM

Hi people full of great knowledge, last night I went to bed early, even though I had deadlines to reach, and today instead of feeling refreshed I feel worse, really tired....  Read more

Question for the experts re body fat testing
Updated 7/12/2014 7:21:51 PM

I have some extra skin in my abdomen due to pregnancy/stretch marks (and possibly weight loss). Will this impair the accuracy of caliper measurement of my body fat percentage? Thanks for your response! 362...  Read more

the importance of sleep and dark-time in obesity
Updated 7/13/2014 12:00:53 AM

Something to think about. I worked nights for many years, slowly gaining weight throughout. I can't say that was the whole reason, because I wasn't eating properly during that time either... but it does raise some questions and considerations for try...  Read more

Sleepwalking and sleep talking as an adult
Updated 7/7/2014 8:51:19 AM

I was wondering if any of you talked and walked in your sleep as a child and still do so today. I used to do both as a child and even into my teens (at least the talking part). The last time I talked in my sleep, that I know about, was back in...  Read more

Losing weight...and sleep
Updated 6/14/2014 3:31:53 PM

Am I the only person who has problems sleeping when they cut carbohydrates? I get on and off the calorie-counting wagon. I'm currently back on, and to really keep my calories low while still getting important macro nutrients, I'm following Sparkpeo...  Read more

Sleeping Problems?

Your body's reaction to sleep loss can resemble insulin resistance, or make you pre-diabetic or you may be diabetic and not know. Fatigue and sleeping problems can be due to high blood sugar or spikes, high blood pressure and a host of other problem...  Read more

Stress Buster - "Hypnosis" (Meditation)

I have been listening to free hypnosis/meditation apps on my iPhone every night when I go to sleep. It helps me focus on my breathing and relaxation for several minutes every night. I am amazed at how much better my sleep is! It has definitely hel...  Read more

Hose Heads (Sleep Apnea)

A dynamic support group for those who suffer from sleep apnea and for anyone with family or friends who have this condition....  Read more

Is Your Teen Starting School in a Sleep Haze?

If your teens are like mine, they love to stay up late, are difficult to get up in the morning, and would sleep until noon if you let them. That is what teens do, especially when they are growing. Teens often make difficult choices and trade-offs whe...  Read more

Getting Enough Sleep Could Make Kids Smarter

My kids have always been pretty good about going to bed when I tell them it's time. I'm someone who likes to stick to a schedule, so we stay consistent with bedtimes (although what time they get up and how long they nap is a totally different story....  Read more

Wired for Sound - the Sleep Test

Last night I was admitted to the UBC sleep clinic for observation. The check in was not so bad. The room I was assigned was a bit cold. The technician was really nice and has been doing this job longer then I have been doing mine....  Read more

My sleep test: some results and lessons

So I've just completed the sleep test where I aimed to get up at the same time every day for two weeks and just go to bed when I felt tired, with the intention of finding out how much sleep my body needs. The result? Fairly useless. The les...  Read more