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The Effect of Sleep Deprivation on Your Mental Health

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has been a significant source of stress for almost a year now, causing many people to have countless nights with little to no sleep. One area of major concern that has not been discussed very often is the impact these sleepless nights can have on mental health. But what exactly are [...]

By |January 13th, 2021|Sleep Deprivation|Comments Off on The Effect of Sleep Deprivation on Your Mental Health

How to Get Better Sleep in 2021

Last year came with a laundry list of complications—many of them unexpected. Throughout 2020, people reported trouble sleeping, trouble waking up, weird dreams, worsening sleeping habits, and so on. This new year might bring with it plenty of resolutions to get better and more restful sleep, and for that you could use the advice of [...]

By |January 7th, 2021|Sleep Tips|Comments Off on How to Get Better Sleep in 2021

Parasomnias: What Are They and How Do They Happen?

Parasomnia is a general term or a category of disorders that cause a person to display irregular behavior while sleeping. While most of these are benign, some of these disorders can cause the patient to fall into dangerous situations. These can also cause psychological distress. Why Do People Have Sleep Disorders? Several triggers are associated [...]

By |December 28th, 2020|Sleep Disorders|Comments Off on Parasomnias: What Are They and How Do They Happen?

What Happens During a Sleep Study?

There is nothing more alarming, disruptive, and inconvenient than having a sleep problem. Not only does this make you always exhausted and fatigued when you wake up each day, but it will also significantly deteriorate your health and impair the overall quality of your life. When you’re faced with this problem, it’s a good idea [...]

By |December 16th, 2020|Sleep Studies|Comments Off on What Happens During a Sleep Study?

How to Keep Restless Leg Syndrome from Disrupting Your Sleep

Restless leg syndrome sufferers go through a lot. As any sleep study doctor in Jacksonville, FL can attest, one of the most bothersome aspects of RLS is that it robs you of a good night’s sleep, leaving you exhausted and unable to live life to the fullest. Also known as Willis-Ekbom Disease, it is a [...]

By |December 9th, 2020|Sleep Disorders|Comments Off on How to Keep Restless Leg Syndrome from Disrupting Your Sleep

5 Lifestyle Changes That Can Help You Cope with Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy is a sleeping disorder that affects one in every 2,000 people. Unfortunately, only 25% of people who have narcolepsy are diagnosed and are receiving treatment. But what is narcolepsy? When you have narcolepsy, you experience excessive sleepiness, sleep paralysis, and even hallucinations and cataplexy episodes, which is loss of muscle control. With narcolepsy, the [...]

By |December 2nd, 2020|Sleep Disorders|Comments Off on 5 Lifestyle Changes That Can Help You Cope with Narcolepsy

How Your CPAP Helps with Nighttime Allergy Relief

More than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies each year, and it is considered the sixth leading cause of chronic illnesses in the US. When the season changes or triggers, such as dust spores, mold, and pet dander, are present, it can cause uncomfortable symptoms, such as a runny nose, non-stop sneezing, itchy eyes, and [...]

By |November 24th, 2020|CPAP mask|Comments Off on How Your CPAP Helps with Nighttime Allergy Relief

How Does Sleep Affect Mental Health?

One of the most common problems many people deal with is insomnia. For those unaware of what insomnia is, it is a sleeping disorder that makes it hard for people to sleep. It can also cause people to wake up randomly, or wake up exhausted, warranting the services of a sleep clinic in Jacksonville. Knowing [...]

By |November 18th, 2020|About Sleep|Comments Off on How Does Sleep Affect Mental Health?

Shift Work Disorder 101: Diagnosis And Treatment

If you’ve ever experienced working during unusual hours—staying up late for graveyard shifts, or finishing tasks due in a different time zone—then you may have heard about shift work sleep disorder (SWSD). It’s a condition that equates to unnecessary drowsiness or lack of sleep due to your unfortunate work setup. Having an unusual working schedule [...]

By |November 11th, 2020|Sleep Disorders|Comments Off on Shift Work Disorder 101: Diagnosis And Treatment

Snoring: Is It Hereditary or Caused by Your Lifestyle?

Snoring can be one of the most disruptive sleep disorders to have since it also affects the other people in your household. You may also believe that you're unable to control it since you think it's something that you're genetically predisposed to. However, you may have heard others mention that you can simply correct a [...]

By |November 4th, 2020|Snoring|Comments Off on Snoring: Is It Hereditary or Caused by Your Lifestyle?