Like Macbeth, the stress of the modern world “does murder sleep, the innocent sleep, sleep that knits up the raveled sleeve of care...” to a considerable extent, anyway. Estimates range as high as 40-50% of the population of the world’s developed countries suffer from one sleep disorder or another. Decades of research have found that sleep disorders and lack of sleep have frightening adverse effects on human health and longevity, namely increased risk of hypertension, diabetes, obesity, depression, heart attack, stroke and other conditions.
For more on the relationship between sleep and health, BCC sat down with Daniel Levendowski, President and Cofounder of Advanced Brain Monitoring. Advanced Brain Monitoring is focused on manufacturing sleep apnea, memory dysfunction and alertness monitoring systems.Download Innovation Spotlight