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....
General about sleep
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General about sleep
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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General about sleep

Do you sleep enough?

Good sleep largely controls how you feel and how energetic you are. Sleep affects both mental and physical health. Sleep gives the body a chance to rest and rejuvenate, which strengthens its immune and nervous systems. At the same time,…

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Sleep disorders

Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy is a neurological disorder resulting in excessive sleepiness and, in the worst cases, cataplexy. The symptoms differ between individuals but include sleep hallucinations, sleep paralysis, and disturbed sleep. People with narcolepsy are often unable to sleep or stay awake…

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Sleep disorders

Insomnia

Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder, defined as the inability to get enough sleep, even though the opportunity is there. The symptoms vary between individuals and can include trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or a tendency to wake up…

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Seeking participants

Sleep Revolution Testing of new equipment VSN-21-070   We are looking for participants in scientific research. The guarantor for the project is  Erna Sif Arnardóttir, Assistant Professor, Reykjavik University...

Sleep apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder, causing you to stop breathing, repeatedly, during sleep. The disorder is usually followed by excessive sleepiness. A breathing pause, or “apnea”,...