FAQs 2019-01-15T16:42:39+00:00

FAQs

What is Circady?

Circady helps people like you take the first step toward diagnosing their sleep issues and pursuing effective treatment. Use Circady assessment tool to get a personal sleep score and assessment report that you can take to your healthcare provider or one of Circady sleep specialist.

Why was Circady developed?

Struggling with sleep problems is a very common issue for many of us, but getting a diagnosis and finding the right path to treatment is often difficult. Circady will connect you with a specialist and support you through diagnosis treatment through the use of an app and your wearable device for optimal outcomes.

Who is Circady designed to help?

The Circady app can be used by anybody who has sleep problems. The Sleep Report will give you and your sleep specialist a good indication of the severity of the problem and serve as a first step to identifying the right treatment for you. Circady will also serve as a resource for connecting people experiencing insomnia to healthcare providers who can help them.

Who is the team behind Circady?

Circady is brought to you by Healios, Inc. in collaboration with a team of sleep researchers and experienced sleep therapists. You can learn more about the Circady team on the About Us page of this website.

How is the Circady app different from other sleep trackers?

The Circady app is uniquely designed to help those with poor sleep get the information they need to pursue effective treatment for their sleep problems. Its many features include:

  • A Sleep Diary
  • Lifestyle Diary
  • Bedtime and Diary Entry Reminders
  • Alarm Clock
  • Tips for using the app effectively
  • Scientific scales to assess your sleep
  • Telehealth to speak with your provider from the comfort of your home

Circady integrates with Apple’s HealthKit, Google Fit or your Fitbit. (Your own account of your sleep routine is what is important for an insomnia diagnosis and the Circady app makes it easy for you to provide that.)

Is this a diagnostic tool for insomnia or mental health issues?

No. Circady does not give you an actual diagnosis. It’s what we call an “aid to diagnosis”. In other words, it is intended to help a licensed healthcare professional diagnose a sleep problem and determine the right treatment.

What is the cost to use Circady?

At this time, there is no charge for you to use the Circady app or receive a report.

Is my information safe with Circady?

Your privacy and security are important to us. Circady is compliant with HIPAA, the U.S. law that provides for data privacy and security of your medical information.

Can I take my report to my own healthcare provider?

Absolutely. Your report is yours to use in any way you like.

What is CBT-i?

CBT-i stands for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia, an effective approach to treating insomnia that does not rely on drugs. CBT-i is recommended as the first-line treatment for adults with chronic insomnia disorder, according to a clinical practice guideline issued by the American College of Physicians.

How can I learn more about insomnia diagnosis and treatment?

One convenient place to learn more is the Circady Insomnia Blog. Go there for tips, insight, and shared experiences from others who have struggled with severe insomnia.