Half Moon Bay
The Science of Sleep - Are You Getting Enough Sleep?
Name: The Science of Sleep - Are You Getting Enough Sleep?
Date: February 2, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PST
Patrick Yam, CEO, chairman, and co-founder of Somnology, Inc., together with co-founder and chief medical officer Dr. Melissa Lim, helped pioneer a premier sleep monitoring device enterprise to assist a global population afflicted with sleep disorders. They will facilitate an informative discussion on the severity of sleep disorders, and the need to monitor such adversarial health problems. No longer should sleep remain a benign secondary consideration when, domestically, 70 million people are afflicted with sleep disorders. According to the World Health Organization, nearly 1 billion people globally are troubled by sleep disorders; growing at an unsustainable rate of 9% per annum. A third of U.S. adults don’t get enough sleep, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Lack of sleep – especially the recommended seven hours – can put your body at risk. Learn how you can change that.