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Our Sleep A-Z Portal — The World of Sleep, All in One Place

At Sleepopolis, we live, breathe, and yes, dream sleep. We’re all about helping you get the best sleep possible by giving you the info you need, from the basics of healthy sleep to the latest updates in sleep science.

Want to learn about sleep disorders? You’ve come to the right place. Looking for tips on getting your child to sleep? We’ve got that covered, too. We strive to put out the most accurate sleep content available, and we don’t just say that. Our network of top-notch Sleep Experts verify everything we write.

So, rest easy. Dive into our resources and find everything you need to know about the fascinating subject of sleep.

Popular Sleep Topics

  • Sleep Paralysis
  • Insomnia Symptoms
  • Sleep Calculator
  • How Much Should Babies Sleep?
  • Sleep Deprivation
  • Sleep Cycle
  • Sleep Disorders

Sleep Basics

Our comprehensive, easy-to-navigate guide to the essentials of sleep

  • Circadian Rhythm — the Internal Biological Clock
    • Chronobiology — How the Biological Clock Works
    • Circadian Rhythm and Health
    • Can the Circadian Rhythm Be Changed?
  • What are Dreams?
    • Why Do We Dream?
    • Nightmares Explained
    • Lucid Dreaming
  • How Much Sleep Do You Need?
    • By Age
    • Environmental and Genetic Factors

Clinical Psychologists Specializing in Sleep

Michael-Grandner Sleep A-Z
Clinical psychologist, Director of the Sleep and Health Research Program at the University of Arizona
Janet Sleep A-Z
Clinical Psychologist, author of The Good Sleeper: The Essential Guide to Sleep for Your Baby (and You)
whitney Sleep A-Z
Clinical Psychologist, Author, and Family Sleep Specialist

Sleep Health

Looking for a better night’s sleep? You’ll find all the information you need in our guide to sleep health and wellness

  • Microsleep
  • Sleep Calculator
  • Sleep and Aging
  • Sleep and Exercise
    • How Exercise Affects Sleep (and vice versa)
    • When to Exercise for the Best Sleep
  • Sleep and Mental Health
    • Sleep and Mood Disorders
    • Mood Disorder Medications and Sleep
  • Sleep and Nutrition
    • Food and Sleep
    •  Which Foods Help Us Sleep?
    • Alcohol and Sleep
    • Weight Gain and Sleep
  • Sleep and Stress
    • How Does Stress Affect Sleep?
    • Stress and Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Hygiene
    • Sleep Hygiene Basics
    • The Benefits of Sleep Hygiene
    • If Sleep Hygiene Doesn’t Help
  • Women and Sleep
    • Gender Differences and Sleep
    • Sleep and Pregnancy
    • Sleep and Menopause

Medical Doctors with Specialized Sleep Training

Joseph Sleep A-Z
Board Certified Neurologist

Sleep Disorders

Everything you need to know about sleep disorders, from insomnia treatment to sleep paralysis symptoms and all the disorders in between

  • Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders
    • Snoring
    • Sleep Apnea/Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    • Hypoventilation/Hypoxemia Disorders
    • Infant and Child Sleep Apnea
  • Parasomnias
    • Sleep Paralysis
    • Night Terrors and Nightmare Disorder
    • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
    • Sleepwalking
    • Exploding Head Syndrome
    • Hypnagogic Hallucinations
  • Hypersomnias

Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Nutrition Professionals

annie Sleep A-Z
Occupational Therapist, Certified Sleep Consultant
jeff Sleep A-Z
Registered Dietitian

Sleep Medicine

Your definitive resource for sleep treatments and therapies, including medications, natural remedies, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia

  • CBT-1 — Therapy for Sleep
    • Sleep Restriction
    • Stimulus Control Training
    • Relaxation Techniques
    • Psychotherapy
  • Sleep Medications
  • Medications A-Z
  • Non-Pharmaceutical Treatments
    • Acupuncture
    • C-PAP Treatment
    • Light Therapy
    • Natural Sleep Aids
  • Finding a Sleep Specialist

Sleep Consultants Specializing in Sleep Health

Christine Sleep A-Z
Author and Founder of Sleep Like a Boss
Nancy-Rothstein Sleep A-Z
The Sleep Ambassador®
SO_Website_SleepEdu_Icons_KidsSleep Sleep A-Z

The complete Sleepopolis handbook to kids’ sleep, from infancy through the toddler years to adulthood.

Kids Sleep

The complete Sleepopolis handbook to kids’ sleep, from infancy through the toddler years to adulthood

  • How Much Should My Child Sleep?
  • Sleep and Children’s Health Challenges

Clinical Psychologists Specializing in Sleep

Janet Sleep A-Z
Clinical Psychologist, author of The Good Sleeper: The Essential Guide to Sleep for Your Baby (and You)
whitney Sleep A-Z
Clinical Psychologist, Author, and Family Sleep Specialist