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Sleep & Asthma

Asthma is a condition where your lungs begin to narrow and fill with mucus, making it hard to breathe. For some people, it hardly affects them, but for others, it can completely disrupt their daily routine. Unfortunately, there is no cure for asthma, but there is medication to help with the condition. Along with asthma [...]

By |May 25th, 2022|Sleep Facts|Comments Off on Sleep & Asthma

5 Ways Sugar Wrecks Your Sleep

We all know sugar isn’t the best for us, yet we typically give in to those late-night sugar cravings. You probably think to yourself, “oh it’s just a cookie”, not realizing how much sugar before going to bed truly affects your sleep. Falling asleep after eating sugar, whether it’s just a cookie or a soda, [...]

By |May 18th, 2022|Sleep Tips|Comments Off on 5 Ways Sugar Wrecks Your Sleep

What is Dyssomnia?

Many people wonder today, what is dyssomnia, and do I have it? Dyssomnia refers to the collection of primary sleep disorders that negatively impact the quantity and quality of sleep. Common symptoms of dyssomnia are excessive daytime sleepiness, feeling unrested, or struggling to sleep at night.  Causes of Dyssomnia Dyssomnia can be caused by a [...]

By |May 9th, 2022|About Sleep|Comments Off on What is Dyssomnia?

Enough is Enough; When Should You See a Sleep Specialist?

The recommended amount of sleep you should get at night is between seven to nine hours. It may come as no surprise that the average adult does not do this. If this describes you, you may wonder how to fix your sleep schedule. Not getting enough sleep daily can be an issue that causes many [...]

By |May 5th, 2022|Sleep Studies|Comments Off on Enough is Enough; When Should You See a Sleep Specialist?

Tips To Improve Sleep While Traveling

Everyone loves to travel, but we always miss something about home. For many people, the thing that they miss the most is the comfort of their own bed. It can be difficult to get an adequate amount of quality sleep while traveling. Whether you are trying to catch some Z’s on an airplane or trying [...]

By |April 26th, 2022|About Sleep|Comments Off on Tips To Improve Sleep While Traveling

Truth or Myth: Heartburn During Sleep

Heartburn occurs when food or stomach acid leaks up into the esophagus. Normally the esophageal sphincter acts as a valve, preventing this backflow from occurring. Sometimes the esophageal sphincter doesn’t close all the way, and when the food and acid travel back up, it causes heartburn. Heartburn during sleep happens the same way. If you [...]

By |April 20th, 2022|Sleep Facts|Comments Off on Truth or Myth: Heartburn During Sleep

5 Ways to Relax Before Bed

Everyone wants to get a good night's sleep, but do you find yourself struggling to relax before bed? While laying in bed you could be thinking about what happened today, what you need to do tomorrow, or you may even try to pass the time on your phone. Sometimes you will toss and turn in [...]

By |April 13th, 2022|Sleep Studies|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Relax Before Bed

Reason Why Hands Feel Different When You Wake Up

Do you ever find yourself waking up with numb hands? The good news is that many people can experience this. Depending on your sleep position throughout the night, could lead to numbness in the morning. The problem should resolve itself as soon as you wake up and reposition. If the numbness does not go away [...]

By |April 5th, 2022|Sleep Studies|Comments Off on Reason Why Hands Feel Different When You Wake Up

Nocturnal Seizures: Symptoms and Treatments

The cells in your brain communicate with your muscles, nerves, and other parts of your brain through electrical signals. These signals can go haywire, sending too many or too few messages. When these signals go haywire, it results in a seizure and, on rare occasions, nocturnal seizures while someone is asleep. As a form of [...]

By |March 22nd, 2022|Sleep Studies|Comments Off on Nocturnal Seizures: Symptoms and Treatments

Is Sleep Anxiety a Real Thing?

Millions of people suffer from sleep anxiety. Anxiety is the most common health disorder in the United States, affecting about 40 million people. Those who have this disorder tend to suffer from sleep disruption.  People with preexisting psychiatric conditions, such as depression, often suffer from sleep anxiety about falling asleep or staying asleep. Tired But [...]

By |March 17th, 2022|About Sleep|Comments Off on Is Sleep Anxiety a Real Thing?