Author: Juan Avila

Quality Sleep for a Quality Life

How to increase melatonin naturally

How To Increase Melatonin Naturally And Without Supplements

  Melatonin to sleep as a quarterback is to football When playing football, your team needs someone to direct the action in the field. You need a person to execute the coaches directives and lead the offensive. In football, it’s the quarterback’s job to take care of this. In this respect, sleep happens to be…
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August 25, 2017 14
sleep deprivation leads to more dreams

This Is How You Stop CPAP Nose Irritation For Good

CPAP mask skin irritation was a big killjoy when I started using CPAP After waiting for 3 months to receive the CPAP equipment from my medical equipment provider, I was super excited to finally try it out. That night, I set up my sleep apnea machine, fit my mask to prevent any leaks, and drifted into…
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August 12, 2017 4
Does Unisom Work?

Does Unisom Work? Don’t Take Another OTC Sleep Aid Before Reading This

The Center for Disease Control has declared insufficient sleep a national epidemic, with 50 to 70 million people in the U.S. suffering from a sleep disorder.  We have insomnia to thank for much of that…   Insomnia is the juggernaut of sleep disorders. In a study of about 7,400 U.S. workers, about 23% were sleep…
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August 5, 2017 4
Sleep Hygiene Fact Sheet

The Complete Sleep Hygiene Fact Sheet

  What do sleep and your car have in common? Sleep hygiene is a lot like performing maintenance on your car. If you want your car to run well and last for a long time, you need to ensure that you’re doing things like replacing your motor oil regularly. You also want to make sure that you avoid…
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July 26, 2017 4
how much rem sleep do you need

How Much REM Sleep Do You Need To Feel Remarkable?

One of the common themes throughout the articles in Rested Life is that getting the right amount of sleep is sometimes not as important as getting the best quality sleep.   Unfortunately, quality sleep eludes most of us. Many people live life feeling tired and drowsy, never taking a moment to question whether that should be…
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July 21, 2017 2
best essential oils to sleep better

7 Essential Oils To Sleep Better Than Ever

If there’s one thing I’ve learned from my restless weeks in college and my stressful weeks at work, it’s that not being able to sleep sucks… There is no doubt that sleep is one of the most essential human body functions. How well we sleep has a direct correlation with our quality of life. Why…
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July 14, 2017 6
Resmed Airfit F20 Review Rested Life

Resmed Airfit F20 Mask Review: My Honest Personal Experience

I ordered the Resmed Airfit F20 during a pretty bad period in my life in terms of sleep apnea. I was regularly dozing off at work while sitting in the office and at presentations. I’d go through the day actually feeling angry at how sleepy I was. By this time, I had tried 5 different CPAP masks and they all caused some…
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July 7, 2017 16
sleep apnea treatments without a mask

10 Sleep Apnea Treatments Without A Mask That You Probably Haven’t Heard Of

The day I was diagnosed with sleep apnea, my doctor sat down with me and told me a little bit about CPAP. He then said: “Basically, you’ll have to sleep with a mask on every night” I remember sitting in his office, thinking I’d have to sleep wearing a bulky and uncomfortable mask for the…
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June 30, 2017 8
does sleep affect athletic performance

Understanding How Sleep Affects Athletic Performance Is Key To Victory

   Herschel Walker, past NFL and MMA champion once said: “If you train hard, you’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat.”   Most pro athletes (except maybe Allen Iverson) would likely agree with this quote. Training, healthy eating, and hard work are HUGE variables in becoming the best athlete you can be.      …
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June 21, 2017 3
resmed mirage quattro review

Resmed Mirage Quattro Review: My Own Personal Experience

There is a lot of competition within the CPAP mask market. With so many options out there, finding the right fit for your needs can be nothing short of overwhelming. To help you in this endeavor, I have written this Resmed Mirage Quatro Review based on my own experiences with the mask.   The Mirage Quattro is one of the…
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June 16, 2017 6