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How does the illumy eye mask work: Tone decoding

In our previous blog posts we have discussed how illumy works from the customer’s perspective. We’ve covered how the red light simulates a sunset and the blue light simulates a sunrise. We have covered some of the science and research that shows that blue light exposure in the morning can be more effective than a cup of coffee (if you missed it: click here for a good starting point). Our How-to videos demonstrate how to use our newest sleep

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illumy eye mask now available through Indiegogo!

After years of research and development, our illumy sunrise and sunset sleep eye mask is finally available to everyone. You may know from our previous blog posts on wakeup lights and eye masks, that we have been looking forward to the launch of this product for a few months. To celebrate this milestone, during the launch of our sleep mask we're offering up to 50% off. For the best price

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illumy™ how-to videos to help you get familiar with using the new illumy™ sleep mask

Today we're happy to share some how-to videos for our new illumy sleep and wake mask that we hope you will find helpful. These short clips are meant to help you become familiar with using your illumy sleep mask. We cover how to charge the illumy sleep mask, how to program illumy using the smartphone App, adjusting the sunset brightness and the best way to store your sleep mask and accessories. How to charge illumy using the included charger and USB cable: In

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Light alarm clock and wake-up light in a sleep mask

Many people enjoy the benefits of a light alarm clock or wake-up light such as the Sound Oasis BLS-100SO. Like other wake-up lights, it provides bright white light in a sunrise wake-up clock however it also includes calming nature sounds to help you get to sleep. Studies have shown that bright white and blue light in the morning immediately reduces sleep inertia (the technical term for that grogginess you feel

Introducing ILLUMY, the newest member of the GloToSleep family

We are proud to introduce ILLUMY™, the newest member of the GloToSleep family of sleep masks. ILLUMY™ is a comfortable and lightweight sleep mask that helps you fall asleep with gently dimming light and wake up in the morning with an invigorating sunrise.   at  Sunset ILLUMY™'s red light

PTSD Awareness Month

Millions of Americans suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), approximately 44.7 million to be more accurate equating to 20 percent of the adult population. PTSD was not recognized as a psychological disorder until 1980. It is not classified as psychobiological disorder associated with changes in brain function and structural changes. PTSD accounts for 50 percent of outpatient mental health patients. Every year more and more people are being diagnosed with PTSD.

Tinnitus Diagnosing and Treatments

All of us here at Sound Oasis are grateful you joined us this past month. Over the past few weeks have taken a closer look at Tinnitus; we covered the symptoms, types, and causes.  This final week in the Tinnitus Awareness series, Sound Oasis will be covering diagnosing and treating tinnitus. Though we will be discussing how to diagnosis tinnitus we must remember that tinnitus is a symptom in itself and the diagnosis may be of

Causes of Tinnitus

Tinnitus Awareness Week is finally here! The past couple of weeks, Sound Oasis has looked at the symptoms of tinnitus as well as the two types of tinnitus:  subjective and objective. To continue our series on tinnitus we will be focusing on the causes this week. Though an exact cause is never really found there are several factors that can lead to tinnitus, some more common than others.

Types of Tinnitus: Subjective and Objective

This month in honor of Tinnitus Awareness Week we here at Sound Oasis and all of our readers are learning about Tinnitus. Last week we discussed what tinnitus is and what the symptoms are.  This week we are delving into the two main types of tinnitus, subjective and objective. Subjective tinnitus is the most common form of tinnitus. It can only be heard by the individual who is affected. Subjective tinnitus may appear and disappear

Tinnitus Awareness Week

  Tinnitus Awareness week is May 16th through the 23rd. Sound Oasis is committed to helping raise awareness and educating everyone about Tinnitus. This month we will be doing a series of posts to help you better understand Tinnitus. As you join us this month we will be discussing what the symptoms are, the two main types of tinnitus, what causes it, being diagnosed, and treatment and management plans. We hope you join us each week to learn about Tinnitus and

Does Your Diet Affect Your Sleep?

It’s time for bed and you lay your head down and all of a sudden you have all the events of the day as well as your plans for Great Aunt Gertrude’s birthday party next week. We have all experienced this at some point. Can what we eat and drink before bed help us get to sleep? Studies have shown that eating certain things before bed can help you fall asleep faster and possibly have a better night’s rest.

Common Sleep Disorders

Abnormal sleep behavior, circadian rhythm, excessive daytime sleepiness, sleep related breathing and sleep related movement are all types of sleep disorders.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about 50-70 million adults suffer from a sleep disorder. A few of the most common disorders are insomnia, snoring, obstructive sleep apnea, sleep hyperventilation, restless leg syndrome, bruxism, narcolepsy, sleep talking and other automatic behaviors, nightmares and night terrors, and rapid eye movement behavior disorder. If

White Noise and Babies

There is speculation about whether or not white noise is beneficial to your infant. While some people say that your infant can become dependent on the noise to sleep others believe that you can transition easily from using noise to silence.  Still, others believe that plain white noise such as radio static can cause auditory developmental delays but that complex sounds will not. White noise can be very beneficial to your babies sleep health as well

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3 Habits that Impact your Sleep

Do you have trouble falling asleep? Do you sleep less during the week in hopes of catching up on the weekends? Americans do not get enough sleep. Poor sleep habits affect our ability to perform well at work life and also our health. Lack of sleep can contribute to chronic diseases such as depression, hypertension and other sleep-related disorders. Making changes to a few common mistakes will positively affect the quality of your sleep. He are 3 changes that you should make to improve

Kale Chips

Kale is a leafy green vegetable rich in calcium. Calcium in one of the compounds that helps promote better sleep. Studies have shown that sleeping fewer than eight hours can raise the risk of obesity, diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease. According to the Cleveland Clinic serotonin, B6, B12 and folic acid help calm the body and promote sleep. Trytophan, melatonin, calcium and magnesium are compounds that are found in foods to help promote sleep also. So if you’re