Sleep monitoring has gained wide popularity nowadays due to growing awareness among people about the importance of sleep health and hygiene. Moreover, the developing technology to assess sleep patterns has simplified the process further. A balanced diet, daily exercise and low stress enhances the quality and quantity of sleep. The device used to monitor sleep is known asactigraph.
This is the size of a wristwatch and worn on the non-dominant hand. The data collected is transferred to the computer and read. A number of sleep trackers are available in the healthcare market that revealshours of sleep, quality of sleep by assessing sleep cycles, environmental and snoring sounds. They make a person aware of sleep disturbances that interfere with the sleep. Thus, a person can take relevant steps to increase his sleep quality and quantity.