Posts With Category: ‘Sleep Issues’
How To Stop Snoring
If you are like many, you view your snoring as a problem that you simply have to live with. Not only is this mindset false, it can also be dangerous. Snoring is nothing to be embarrassed about. In fact, 1 in 4 Americans are habitual snorers. Snoring is your body’s way of alerting you that […]
6 Bizarre Sleep Habits Of Highly Successful People
If you research the daily habits of successful individuals, you are bound to discover stories about people thriving on just four or five hours of sleep each night. So, does this mean that less sleep equals more success? Probably not. While it’s true that some people don’t need as must sleep as most of us, only five […]
What To Do When You’re Tired Of Wearing Your CPAP Mask
Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy is considered by most sleep experts to be a highly effective treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. Unfortunately, a treatment can only be effective if patients use it, and many sleep apnea sufferers have abandoned their CPAP treatment. Obstructive sleep apnea is a fairly common sleep disorder that has been linked to […]
How to Stop Someone from Snoring
Anyone who has dealt with a snoring bed partner understands the impact that lost sleep can have on mood and health. While it can be tempting to poke a partner in the ribs and go back to sleep, snoring can pose serious health risks, so ignoring the problem isn’t necessarily the best tactic. A National […]
3 Common Reasons for Waking Up Tired
3 Reasons You Wake Up Tired Waking up tired everyday is a common complaint. What happens to you while you are sleeping affects how alert you feel during the day. If your sleep cycle is interrupted multiple times throughout the time, you probably will not wake up feeling your best. 1. Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) […]
A Guide to Sleep Tracking
It’s normal to wake up tired and groggy from time to time, but, for some, daytime sleepiness is an everyday occurrence. If you’re wondering if you are really getting the rest that you need, you may be able to gain more clarity at home, using the latest sleep tracking technology.
Celebrities with Sleep Apnea; You Are Not Alone
Embed from Getty Images Sleep apnea can seem like such an isolating condition, but you are not alone. Celebrities, just like average Americans, fight their own battles against debilitating diseases and conditions. Think about Michael J. Fox, known for his role in Back to the Future as “Marty;” he struggles with Parkinson’s disease. Or Sarah […]
All You Wanted to Know About Sleep Tests
Sleeping is a critical part of life. No matter who you are- man or woman, young or old – you spend an estimated third of your lifespan sleeping. As such a large part of our lives, sleep is studied by doctors all around the globe. Typically, when doctors try to diagnose sleep issues, they will […]
Sleeping in Separate Beds Due to Snoring
Although snoring is more common in men and overweight individuals, it can affect anyone. As you age, the tendency to snore increases, and it can have drastic effects on you or your partner’s sleeping habits. Snoring disrupts your sleep and ruins your sleep quality. Also, from a psychological standpoint, snoring can put a strain on […]
Correlation Between Sleep and Financial Success
We all know there are positive health benefits to getting a good night’s sleep, but recent research indicates that there is also a correlation between sleep and income. So, what exactly is this link, and how can improving your sleep lead to a better quality of life? Sleep Research In the National Health Interview Survey, the […]
What are the Long-Term Effects of Obstructive Sleep Apnea & Snoring?
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) occurs when your breathing is interrupted several times while you’re sleeping. This sleep disorder affects more than 18 million people in the US, according to the National Sleep Foundation. When you have sleep apnea, your throat muscles repeatedly block your airway, which causes you to snore and wake up abruptly throughout […]
How Will Different Snoring Treatments Affect My Lifestyle?
Snoring causes poor quality sleep – for both the snorer and the bed partner. It is caused by intermittent collapse of the airway during sleep, blocking airflow with a temporary absence of breathing. It’s often part of a syndrome called Obstructive Sleep Apnea, a risk factor for diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease. Sleeping poorly causes […]
What Causes Excessive Daytime Sleepiness, Really?
If you find excessive daytime sleepiness interfering with your daily activities several times per month or even a few times per week, you’re not alone. Nearly half of us say that excessive daytime sleepiness, or EDS, causes us problems a few times a month, and one fifth admit that it happens several days a week. […]
How Do You Know It’s Time to See a Sleep Doctor
Sleeping is a natural function of the body, and doctor’s recommend that we get as many as 8 hours of sleep every night. Many can attest, however, that sometimes sleep doesn’t always come as easily as we would like. When Is It Time To See A Sleep Doctor? We dream about those extra Zzz’s all […]
The Easiest Way to Stop Snoring and Start Sleeping Better
It’s no secret that many of us don’t get enough sleep. We’ve all witnessed coworkers dragging into work with under-eye bags, or find ourselves guilty of nodding off in midafternoon meetings. But if you’re consistently devoting enough time for a decent night’s sleep and you still aren’t feeling refreshed in the morning, then something is […]