Do Sleep Trackers Really Work?

Scripps sleep expert evaluates popular devices, offers tips for a better sleep

Scripps sleep expert evaluates popular devices, offers tips for a better sleep

With millions of people using consumer devices that claim to track sleep activity, this question is inevitable: How well do they work?


John Cronin, MD, a sleep medicine specialist and medical director at the Scripps Clinic Viterbi Family Sleep Center in La Jolla, offered his insight in a recent article on the topic published by several community media outlets.


“I’ve had many patients come in who are concerned about the numbers on their tracking devices, but the numbers rarely provide meaningful information that I can use to make a diagnosis,” he said.


Read the La Jolla Patch article: Sleep Tracking Devices: How Well Do They Work?


Read the Rancho Santa Fe Review article: Sleep Trackers, Do They Work?


Read the Encinitas Advocate article: Sleep Trackers, Do They Work?

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