Information about coffee

Caffeine Caffeine is a stimulant that can be found naturally in plants we use to make coffee, tea, and...

Sleep walking

Sleepwalking is a sleep disorder, causing you to arise and perform various, everyday actions, while you are still asleep....

Sleep in general

Sleep in general We spend about one-third of our lives sleeping. Sleep invigorates our body and mind, as well...

Sleep apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder, causing you to stop breathing, repeatedly, during sleep. The disorder is...

Do you sleep enough?

Good sleep largely controls how you feel and how energetic you are. Sleep affects both mental and physical health....
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Do you sleep enough?

Sleep in general

Sleep gives the body a chance to rest, to renew itself and strengthens the immune and nervous systems

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About Svefnsetrid

Svefnsetrid at Reykjavík University

The Svefnsetrid/RUSI was established in 2020 and is a research center within Reykjavík University.

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Sleep test

Epworth  Sleepiness

“How likely are you to fall asleep in the following situations, but not just get tired.”

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Podcast

Snorri Björns about sleep

Podcast on sleep  In the podcast, Snorri Björnsson talks to Erla Björnsdóttir, a clinincal psychologist with a PhD degree in sleep medicine about goal setting and the relationship between sleep and physical and mental health. 

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General about sleep

Information about coffee

Caffeine Caffeine is a stimulant that can be found naturally in plants we use to make coffee, tea, and chocolate. Even though many people believe caffeine to be a supplement, that is not the case. Caffeine is the world’s most…

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Sleep disorders

Sleep paralysis

Sleep paralysis is a sleep disorder resulting in the inability to move the body, before or after you wake up, despite being awake and conscious. In this state, you will most likely lose the ability to speak and move any…

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Energy drinks and sleep  Caffeinated soft drinks are very popular with young people today. Studies have shown that caffeine has a detrimental effect on sleep, but caffeine is much longer...