The Future of Sleep

Becky Worley gives some high-tech sleep aids a test run.
3:55 | 11/07/11

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So were you even get -- hour of sleep over the weekend or are you still filling kind of tired as usual. You're not alone if you do the Center for Disease Control reports more than a third Abbas are not getting enough shot -- so sweet as now big business that spawned a whole new generation. -- products. -- -- -- -- contributor Becky -- tried some them out just for us and for -- particular. We -- yet too late we get hot in the middle of the night. He can't fall back asleep we wake up exhausted. Marketers are taking note. From space stage sheets of wireless sleep monitors -- products abound. First instead of sheets can't imagine sleeping on. Athletic shorts Sheikh estimated the same high tech performance fabric as -- the year. They feel sat -- -- than they are comfy. But the big hook is they're supposed to stay cooler than regular -- -- super comfy but I slept noticeably better. And they cost 200 but. You -- bad dreams and another -- Now when I'm falling asleep -- some -- -- white noise is crucial for blocking out ambient noise but white noise machines can be expensive. And what if -- detonate wants silence. Enter -- phones headphones that lie flat on your ears. Pretty comfortable probably better for -- back sleep and an aside sleeper but the price is right. Thirty but not your -- phone you can download white noise tracks. And they'll even slowly -- the noise so eventually there's -- Pitch black -- It's. And really an unpleasant way to start your day. This alarm clock aims to make that transition much more peaceful. Thirty minutes before the alarm goes off the light gradually starts to get writer. -- light stimulate gently transitions you into little lighter sleep stage and then calming sounds -- Just. Smart -- -- finally the mother angles sleek gadget does zero sleep. Right now -- using the zeal for about four months and while the head band makes me look like. A complete Dover it's really help me sleep much bad the head. -- -- kind of a pain but once you get used to it it transmits your sleep patterns to a personalized web site. It tracks how long it takes you to fall asleep. You're sleep cycles including how much deep sleep and Rem sleep you get. And how many times you wake up each night I compared the results to a professional sleep test and this device is about 80% accurate just what the company makes it promises. It's no substitute for sleep apnea test. But it how -- -- a few bad behaviors. Eating too late. Too much lighten my around and not -- and consistent bedtime so good luck sleep better and midnight. Now one -- You should definitely know that. The folks who make those sheiks they say yes they're expensive because of all that high performance mature real that they have been there and actually the price is comparable. To some of the high thread count cotton sheets that are out there but -- I feel almost bad saying this team knowing how early you have to get up. Since I've concentrated on my sleeping gotten a few that I -- it's really gotten better like an hour to -- night and I feel so much -- -- And you know I didn't know you were doing this -- I -- have those sheets I just put him on a couple weeks ago were well. They. For me any it but they are -- -- on the on the pricey side but I gotta tell you. They keep you there's -- something about -- -- announced I'm glad you're getting your rest Becky. You -- you listen. Thanks so much.

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