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How to Get Your Child’s Sleep Schedule Back On Track For School

Energetic children can be a distraction for everyone in the house when it is time for bed. Too much energy means less sleep, which leads to the kids being tired and not functioning properly. Setting up a proper back-to-school sleep schedule is very important. Knowing important tips might even help you learn how to fix [...]

By |August 3rd, 2022|Sleep Schedule|Comments Off on How to Get Your Child’s Sleep Schedule Back On Track For School

REM Sleep Behavior Disorder: What is it? And How Can It Be Managed?

What is REM Sleep Behavior Disorder? Rapid Eye Movement (REM) Sleep Behavior Disorder is a relatively rare condition. There is no hardened cure for this, but Dr. Nassar and Dr. Festic of the Jacksonville Sleep Center are very well trained and can help you manage the disorder. REM sleep accounts for roughly the last 20 [...]

By |July 28th, 2022|Sleep Disorders|Comments Off on REM Sleep Behavior Disorder: What is it? And How Can It Be Managed?

Why Am I So Tired?

Many people struggle with grogginess or drowsiness throughout their day. There are several factors that can play a part in this. They range from mental to physical issues that can cause exhaustion. Issues like liver disease, lung disease, chronic kidney disease, bacterial infections, and depression are some examples. Sometimes the body, due to lack of [...]

By |July 22nd, 2022|Sleep Studies|Comments Off on Why Am I So Tired?

Melatonin Benefits and Risks: What is Important to Know

Many people around the world are struggling to get a good night's sleep. A common question asked is “can melatonin help with my sleep?” Melatonin supplement is a chemical equivalent to the hormone naturally produced in pineal gland that helps regulate circadian rhythm.The simple answer to the question is yes, but there are some possible [...]

By |July 14th, 2022|About Sleep|Comments Off on Melatonin Benefits and Risks: What is Important to Know

Does the Summer Heat Affect My Sleep?

Many things could be a factor when considering your restless sleep. The temperature may not be to your liking, there could be too much light in the area you are trying to fall asleep, or it could even be that you had a little too much caffeine during the day. You might even have a [...]

By |July 7th, 2022|Sleep Facts|Comments Off on Does the Summer Heat Affect My Sleep?

Help! I Can’t Stop Clenching My Fist While Sleeping

We’ve got the good news you’ve been waiting for.  Clenching your hands while sleeping isn’t as harmful as you may think. Now, hear us out. We know it may be frustrating and uncomfortable to experience, but truth be told, it’s a natural instinct your body takes when working through feelings, especially unresolved ones. There is [...]

By |June 30th, 2022|About Sleep|Comments Off on Help! I Can’t Stop Clenching My Fist While Sleeping

Benefits of the Right Mattress

Getting the right amount of sleep every night is vital to being healthy. Adults need at least seven hours of sleep every night. If you have not been getting seven hours in each night, you may be feeling the side effects of exhaustion. If the reason you have not been getting the proper amount of [...]

By |June 21st, 2022|About Sleep|Comments Off on Benefits of the Right Mattress

Vivid Dreams: Everything You Should Know

A lot of people can’t wait to get home and fall asleep. They’ve had a long day, or maybe just haven't been getting much sleep recently. Looking forward to being able to sleep, and rest your body and mind can be very important to people. Dreaming can allow us to escape reality and let our [...]

By |June 15th, 2022|About Sleep|Comments Off on Vivid Dreams: Everything You Should Know

A Healthy Sleep Schedule for Students

Sleep is important, especially when you have to study and attend classes. Sleep powers the mind and allows the body to reset for the next day. The impact of getting a bad night’s sleep could affect your performance in school. How can you sleep in a way that sets you up for academic success?  What [...]

By |June 9th, 2022|Sleep Schedule|Comments Off on A Healthy Sleep Schedule for Students

Jacksonville Sleep Center Recognized as an Inspire Excellence Program Member

Jacksonville , FL—June 3, 2022— Jacksonville Sleep Center has been recognized as an Inspire Excellence Program Member. Inspire is an FDA-approved obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) treatment option for people who cannot use Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) therapy. OSA Affects 22 million Americans.  Unfortunately, many go untreated, which can lead to devasting health issues as [...]

By |June 7th, 2022|In the news|Comments Off on Jacksonville Sleep Center Recognized as an Inspire Excellence Program Member