Dreaming

Dreaming

By: William Hart, MD, FAASM   Dreams are a personal and difficult (if not impossible) experience to measure and interpret. For some, dreams are ghost-like impressions of the passage through each night’s sleep. Others will be very detailed about a dreaming...

Sleep Hygiene: The dirty secret that keeps us awake

Mohammad Shahnawaz Khan, BA, RPSGT, CCSH Over sixty million Americans suffer from sleep related issues. This consists of a wide array of different sleep disorders, including insomnia, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, and more. Sleep hygiene, a phrase that has been used often...

From Sleep Technologist to Device Regulatory Science

Author: Edwin M. Valladares, M.S., RPSGT, RST Manager, Keck Medical Center of USC, USC Sleep Disorders Center Lecturer, Keck School of Medicine of USC, Div. of Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Co-Coordinator, USC Center for Sleep Health Using Bioengineering...

Creating Awareness in March

It’s that time of year again. On March 11th, here in California, we will all “spring forward” by setting our clocks ahead by one hour, starting Daylight Saving. Some people love the time change because it means more daylight hours and is a sign summer is right around...

Measuring Sleepiness

Richard S. Rosenberg, PhD So, the other day (which, at my age, could be anything from yesterday to five years ago) my wife caught me at 11:00 PM circling around the kitchen, hallway, living room and dining room of our apartment. She asked me what I was doing, and I...