Pets may provide a comforting effect.
MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (PRWEB)
December 07, 2016
How do our pets affect their owners’ sleep? Singular Sleep, an innovative, national sleep medicine practice, decided to find out.
“There have been some small studies in the past that looked at this issue, but nothing on this scale,” says Joseph Krainin, M.D., Singular Sleep’s founder and a board certified sleep medicine physician. “Anecdotally, I had noticed that a large percentage of my patients admitted to having pets in the bedroom. Consequently, it became something that I asked about routinely during evaluations.”
According to Dr. Krainin, the new survey was inspired by a 2015 Mayo Clinic study, which he…