Sleep Health

Sleep is vital to overall health and wellness. In many ways, it's the glue that holds us together. Learn how sleep impacts nearly every system of the body.

By Alesandra Woolley

The MA Sleep Institute

The MA Sleep Institute is an organization dedicated to helping people get their best sleep. We share a deep belief that quality, restorative sleep is vital to living a better life, but we also understand that good sleep doesn’t come easy to everyone. Through our extensive research and partnerships with experts, we are committed to educating others about the importance and benefits of prioritizing sleep. Learn more. 

Understanding Sleep

Sleep is something that all species need, but few truly understand. Learn about why we sleep and what happens during sleep to help you understand the importance of this critical activity.

Sleep and Physical Health
Sleep and Mental Health
Sleep and Nutrition
Women and Sleep
Other Sleep Health Topics

Sleep Disorders

Did you know one in five adults suffer from obstructive sleep apnea? Not to mention the countless others that have gone undiagnosed. It’s believed that 50 to 70 million Americans suffer from some type of sleep disorder, sleep apnea being only one of them. In an effort to equip our readers to get their best night’s sleep, we’ve compiled a number of resources on common sleep disorders—what they are and how to treat them—so you can protect against robbed shut-eye.