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Sleep

We spend about a third of our lives sleeping. And yet, we know so little about it. Its’ structure, its’ function, its’ clear benefits. We offer you a series of articles written for the general public based on scientific publications at the cutting edge of research. It will help you guide your way through the complexity of sleep and tell you everything you always wanted to know.

Researchers! Dreem’s Call for Proposals is for you

Today, we’re excited to open our first call for proposals for innovative research projects that involve sleep endpoints.…

ISI: What is the Insomnia Severity Index?

ISI or Insomnia Severity Index is an assessment tool designed to determine the severity of someone’s insomnia. It…

CBT-I: What you need to know

CBT-I (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia), is recognized as the most effective way to treat insomnia by the…

Top 5 sleep science reads of April

Every month, Dreem’s Scientific Director Pierrick Arnal shares his 5 favorite sleep science articles from the past 4…

Sex and sleep: Up close and personal

Sex and sleep- two much-loved activities, but just how linked are they?  We pull back the sheets and…

When should I go to bed?

“When should I go to bed?” “What’s the best time to go to bed?”. If you're asking these…

How to stop overthinking turning into sleepless nights

Overthinking about current events, tomorrow’s big work deadline, a conversation earlier that day that didn’t go exactly how…

How to fall asleep naturally? Here’s 11 tips

How to fall asleep naturally? We all want to know the answer, and we all try to do…

Sleeping pills: Dangers and side-effects

Sleeping pills help you fall asleep- sure. But at what cost? What are the real side effects of…

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy- Everything you need to know

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?  Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a therapy that corrects thoughts (the cognitive part)…

6 relaxation techniques for sleep

Relaxation techniques for sleep are a great way to let go of the day’s events and worries and…

Best Sleeping position – which one wins?

Looking for the best sleeping position? Tossed, turned and tried them all but still not sure which one…

Natural sleep aids: 6 alternatives to sleeping pills

Natural sleep aids: if you’re having trouble sleeping, it may be the answer. You’re no doubt familiar with the…

I can’t sleep, but why?

"I can't sleep"- I'm lying in bed, wide awake, the minutes until morning slipping away. No matter how…

Analysis of health apps on the market

This piece about the push from Apple for the accuracy of health apps was first originally published by The…

What to do in case of insomnia?

Around 30% of adults in the US have symptoms of insomnia, that is difficulty falling asleep and staying…

Sleep Test: Check the quality of your sleep

Before you can start to take action on your sleep, you first need to understand it. With this…

At what time should I go to bed?

You may remember that the 2017 Nobel Prize for Medicine was awarded to three Americans for their understanding…

How do I know if I slept well?

Today, we’ll discuss a question that often is on everyone’s mind. What constitutes a good night sleep? Sleep…

Deep sleep: 4 things you need to know

Deep sleep is one of the sleep cycles you go through during the night, but when we think…

Why are you tired?

We’ve already seen that our sleep is partly regulated by our biological clock. But there’s a second mechanism that…

13 Tips to Fall Asleep More Easily

Some falling asleep techniques are effective, but they cannot achieve the best results if one does not respect certain…

3 things to know about sleep

First of the 3 things to know about sleep: A critical role for the body One of the…

Pink noise: how can it help you sleep better?

What is pink noise, and how can it help us improve our sleep quality? It’s a strange phenomenon…

How to help babies fall asleep?

One of the hallmarks of having a newborn in the house is sleeplessness. And nothing is better than…

Naps in the workplace: the benefits

Yawn after yawn, rubbing exhausted eyes, refocusing, and repeat. Does this sound familiar? Because almost all of us…

What position should I choose in order to sleep?

There is nothing like waking up from a great night of sleep. Feeling completely rested without any aches, pains…

Should I wake up earlier to be more productive?

At some point in our lives, we’ve all wished we had more hours in a day to get…

The links between sleep and food

Food is an important part of our daily lives. And it also plays an important role in our…

Movies and sleep: myths and realities

Besides eating, drinking, or driving, it's rare that the movies we watch focus on the everyday mundanities of…

The benefits of sleep for our brain and our body

It is a point on which everyone agrees, from sleep experts to everyone else who sleeps. Above all,…

Why is sleep so important for health?

The researchers believe that sleeping first fulfilled an evolutionary function, giving a definite advantage to animals that were…

How does sleep improve our memory?

Our brain is not a rigid network. It is never set once and for all. It is capable…

Sleep cycles: everything you need to know

We spend about a third of our lives sleeping. And yet, we know so little about it. Its…

We sleep differently from one country to another

No matter who and where you ask, sleep habits rarely look the same country to country. Since the beginning…

This Podcast Creator Tells Grown-up Bedtime Stories to Lull You to Sleep

It’s a pretty common occurrence: you’re lying in bed, having just turned out the light, and all of…

4 tips to sleep well over the summer

Can't choose between sleeping well and making the most of the summer? Summer holidays go hand in hand…

No, fitness trackers are inefficient in measuring sleep

{This article about fitness trackers was written by Hugo Mercier, CEO of Dreem, was originally published by The Huffington…

Are sleeping pills efficient?

Are sleeping pills efficient? In the face of insomnia, many of our fellow citizens resort to sleeping pills.…

What happens in your brain when you sleep?

The human brain has approximately one hundred billion neurons, which communicate with each other by sending electrochemical signals.…