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How Sleep Affects Athletic Performance

We all know how important sleep is, especially if you’re an athlete. Having a full-night of rest can help you perform your best the next day. On the contrary, a lack of sleep will cause you to be tired, cranky, or stressed out. Not getting enough sleep won’t only affect your mood, but can also [...]

By |June 16th, 2021|Sleep Disorders|Comments Off on How Sleep Affects Athletic Performance

What Is A Sleep Divorce?

What is a Sleep Divorce You're probably here because you've experienced staying up for countless nights due to your partner's snoring and frustrating sleeping habits. What was once endearing is now one of the primary reasons behind the death of your intimacy, and in that case, you may need a divorce — a sleep divorce, [...]

By |June 9th, 2021|About Sleep|Comments Off on What Is A Sleep Divorce?

How Technology Is Helping and Hurting Your Sleep

Technology has grown to be an essential part of our lives. From the gadgets we use, such as our phones and laptops, to what we find in our jobs and other facilities — each type of technology plays a massive role in how we operate daily. Because technology is incredibly convenient, we find ourselves on [...]

By |May 25th, 2021|Sleep Tips|Comments Off on How Technology Is Helping and Hurting Your Sleep

How Can Excess Weight Cause Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

Have you ever felt extremely tired, even after getting a full night’s sleep? Have your housemates or the person sleeping next to you complained about your loud snores at night? These are only a few of the signs that may point to a sleep apnea disorder. People who have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) disorder experience [...]

By |May 25th, 2021|Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on How Can Excess Weight Cause Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

Dr. Nassar Interviewed by Melanie Lawson for The Morning Show on WJXT

Dr. Nassar was interviewed by Melanie Lawson for The Morning Show on WJXT News4Jax. During the interview for Melanie's segment, "Secrets to a Good Night's Sleep," Dr. Nassar, along with Tiffany Florence, a family nurse practitioner with Ascension St Vincent’s Southside, answered viewers' pressing sleep questions. Click here to view the video

By |May 12th, 2021|In the news|Comments Off on Dr. Nassar Interviewed by Melanie Lawson for The Morning Show on WJXT

Does Medical Insurance Help Pay for Sleep Apnea Therapy?

Sleep apnea is a disorder where your breathing repeatedly stops and starts as you sleep. If you snore and you usually feel fatigued even after a full night of sleep, you may have sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the most common type of sleep apnea. This occurs because your throat is narrowed as [...]

By |May 4th, 2021|Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on Does Medical Insurance Help Pay for Sleep Apnea Therapy?

Morning Headaches: How to Know If It’s a Sign of Sleep Apnea

Have you ever experienced waking up from your sleep with a horrible headache? You'd be surprised to know that these headaches can be caused by difficulty breathing while you sleep, also known as sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a serious condition, one that you should get treatment for as soon as possible. But how exactly [...]

By |April 14th, 2021|Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on Morning Headaches: How to Know If It’s a Sign of Sleep Apnea

Why Catching Up on Sleep on the Weekends Is Not the Answer to Sleep Deprivation

For most people, a typical day involves a lot of work, a bit of personal time, and a tiny amount of sleep. Sometimes, to make up for all those sleep-deprived weekdays, you indulge in sleeping in during the weekend just to recover some of the hours you’ve lost doing other things. You’re basically trying to [...]

By |April 7th, 2021|Sleep Deprivation|Comments Off on Why Catching Up on Sleep on the Weekends Is Not the Answer to Sleep Deprivation

What to Do If You’re Having a Hard Time Staying Awake

Without a doubt, getting quality sleep at night is vital to your overall wellness. Sleeping on a regular schedule and putting conscious effort into improving your sleeping habits can ensure that your health is in the best condition possible. Sleep is when your body repairs itself, ensuring it’s ready and fit for another day. Adequate [...]

By |March 24th, 2021|Sleep Tips|Comments Off on What to Do If You’re Having a Hard Time Staying Awake

Signs That You Need to Undergo a Sleep Test

One drawback of staying indoors due to quarantine restrictions is irregular sleep cycles. Since there’s less separation for your work-life balance, some people can feel more fatigued even though they’re not physically traveling from one place to another. This can lead to several different side-effects, such as irritability and difficulty concentrating. Although these symptoms can [...]

By |March 17th, 2021|Sleep Studies|Comments Off on Signs That You Need to Undergo a Sleep Test