About Dr. Dan

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Hello! My name is Daniel Gartenberg, but you can call me Dr. Dan. I’m originally from New Jersey, and have lived in Wisconsin (go Badgers!), Virginia, Washington, D.C., and my new home base of New York City. I’ve been invested in sleep research for the past ten years, ever since I heard about an alarm clock that can track your …

The Circadian Rhythm

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Circadian Rhythm Here is a typical circadian rhythm with peak alertness at around 8 PM and 10 AM The circadian rhythm acts as each person’s internal clock. It operates on a 24-hour cycle and affects various biological processes throughout the day, such as sleepiness, peak exercise potential, body temperature, and blood pressure. Many people find themselves particularly tired at around …

Sleep Disorders

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Sleep Apnea Sleep apnea is a common disorder that involves difficulty breathing when asleep. The word “apnea” literally translates from the Latin to “without breathing.” A familiar symptom of sleep apnea is snoring, which occurs during the night when a person is gasping for air. Though snoring is common, just because you snore it doesn’t mean you necessarily have sleep …

Insomnia

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Insomnia is well-known to many Americans, and is often discussed when we have trouble sleeping for a night. But what is clinical insomnia, and how is it treated? Insomnia refers to when individuals have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. This may involve being unable to fall asleep in the beginning of the night, waking up in the middle of …

Napping

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Napping is one of the best (and easiest!) things that you can do for your health, work performance, and general well-being. Scientific evidence has shown that napping can improve waking performance and alertness, even after a normal night of sleep. It is the best way to counteract that grogginess that occurs when you’re sleep deprived. Napping can be immensely helpful …

Understanding your Sleep Stages

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Overview of Sleep Stages These are typical brainwaves in the different sleep stages! When we sleep, our bodies cycle through three distinct phases. It wasn’t until the 1950s that scientists discovered these sleep stages. The sleep stages are Light sleep, Deep sleep, and REM (Rapid Eye Movement). Many people cycle through these stages in a distinct pattern, Light deep → …

Sleep Tips

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Poor sleep habits are like eating junk food or never exercising. Your sleep can have a serious impact on your health, productivity, and quality of life. Even one hour less of sleep per night can have detrimental effects on your body and mind. When it comes to sleep, the general idea is that more is more. Short naps can improve …