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SLEEP A-Z

Everything You Need to Know For a Great Night’s Sleep

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 produce 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.

Sleepopolis Expert Panel

Michael Grandner bio
Dr. Michael Grandner, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist and Director of the Sleep and Health Research Program at the University of Arizona

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Dr. Janet K. Kennedy, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist and Author of The Good Sleeper: The Essential Guide to Sleep for Your Baby (and You)

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Dr. Whitney Roban, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist and Author of the Devin and Evan Children’s Book Series

Samantha Gaies
Samantha Gaies

Clinical Psychologist at NY Health Hypnosis and Integrative Therapy

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The Science of Sleep

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


Why Do We Have Nightmares?

Why Do We Have Nightmares?

If you’ve ever found yourself startled awake in the middle of the night, heart pounding and soaked in sweat, you know what it’s like to have a nightmare. These vivid, often terrifying dreams … Read more
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Sleep Disorders

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


Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea

What would you do if you suddenly stopped breathing right in the middle of an afternoon meeting? Or with your kids at a park? You would likely be alarmed, to say the least. … Read more
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Sleep Tips

Your definitive resource for sleep treatments and therapies, including medications, natural remedies, and sleep hygiene improvements.


30-Day Sleep Hygiene Plan

30-Day Sleep Hygiene Plan

Download your own sleep calendar here! Proper sleep hygiene is extremely important if you want to sleep better. Sleep hygiene refers to the set of behaviors and environment related to your sleep habits. The … Read more
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Guide to Better Sleep Posture

Guide to Better Sleep Posture

Though maintaining good health depends on several factors, one of the most important is healthy sleep (1). Healthy sleep requires adequate time to rest, the ability to reduce emotional and nervous system tension, … Read more
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Mental Health


Holiday Guide to Managing Seasonal Depression

Holiday Guide to Managing Seasonal Depression

Seasonal depression is a type of depression in which people experience feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and/or listlessness for an extended period during a particular portion of the year. Sufferers tend to experience these … Read more
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Manage Stress for Better Sleep

Manage Stress for Better Sleep

Stress and sleep have been mortal enemies since the dawn of time. Whether our ancient ancestors were worried about collecting or catching enough food or you’re currently losing sleep fixating on your bills…it’s … Read more
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Physical Health

From exercise and nutrition to pain and heart health, learn about how sleep and physical health are intertwined.


A Guide to Heart Health and Sleep

A Guide to Heart Health and Sleep

When you hear the word “heart” or read it on a page, what do you think of? Some might think back to making Valentine’s Day cards as a child, maybe their first heartbreak … Read more
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Metabolic Health: A Guide to Better Sleep

Metabolic Health: A Guide to Better Sleep

Did you know that your metabolic health affects your sleep? In this article, I’ll explore this link. First, I’ll define metabolic health before discussing how it relates to sleep. Finally, I’ll provide some … Read more
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Life Stages

The complete Sleepopolis handbook to sleep, from infancy through the teen years to adulthood.


The Ultimate Guide to Menopause and Sleep

The Ultimate Guide to Menopause and Sleep

Whether your grandmother warned you about it or your mom’s experiencing it now, you’ve likely heard the term menopause. While the first occurrence of your menstrual cycle (or period) signifies what many refer … Read more
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The Ultimate Pregnancy and Sleep Guide

The Ultimate Pregnancy and Sleep Guide

While we at Sleepopolis understand each expecting parent’s pregnancy is unique, there are some common sleep problems that can occur throughout pregnancy. As an expectant parent, you may be wondering how your sleep … Read more
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Lifestyle

Learn how spouses, pets and our bedroom environment all impact the quality of our sleep.


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