Do you want to participate in the Sleep Revolution?

Sleep Revolution Lifestyle Study – Long-term Study We are looking for participants in scientific research. Participants : All genders, in...

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...
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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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Epworth  Sleepiness

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

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Sleep disorders

Restless leg syndrome

Restless legs syndrome is a neurological disorder that causes irritation in your legs, sometimes described as a burning or itching sensation, followed by an uncontrollable urge to move them. The symptoms tend to get worse once you lay down to…

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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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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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Video: Sleep is your superpower

Sleep is your superpower  In this TED talk, sleep expert Matthew Walker discusses the science on sleep‘s impact on learning, memory and immune system in addition to giving advice on...

Sleep in general

Sleep in general We spend about one-third of our lives sleeping. Sleep invigorates our body and mind, as well as supporting our immune- and nervous system. Without sleep, we...