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What is Restless Sleep?

You were tossing and turning all night and, now that your alarm is going off, you feel like you just got into bed. You’re left to rely on your lifeline, coffee, yet again. As you’re sipping (or chugging) your way through your morning, you check your fitness tracker only to have it tell you that [...]

By |March 24th, 2020|Sleep Facts|Comments Off on What is Restless Sleep?

How to Stop Falling Asleep After Eating

Most of us have experienced the race to the couch after eating a large meal. This common phenomenon is due to postprandial somnolence, or the normal state of drowsiness following a meal. But it’s not a normal state when it happens all the time. Why Do I Always Fall Asleep After Eating? Understanding the reasons [...]

By |March 11th, 2020|Daytime Sleepiness|Comments Off on How to Stop Falling Asleep After Eating

Sleep All the Time? Here’s Why

Did you know excessive daytime sleepiness affects about 20% of the population? Daytime sleepiness is one of the most common sleep symptoms patients report they experience. When you feel sleepy all the time, it can start to affect your daily routine and can be harmful to you and others. Vehicle and work-related incidents are more [...]

By |February 26th, 2020|Sleep Facts|Comments Off on Sleep All the Time? Here’s Why

Can You Be Too Tired to Sleep?

We can all tell the signs of an overtired child—hyperactivity, fussiness, clumsiness, mood swings, and more. As soon as we see these signs, we know it’s time for bed. What about as we become adults? Do we experience signs our body is overtired? Absolutely, and all too often we avoid recognizing the issue. The countless [...]

By |February 12th, 2020|Sleep Facts|Comments Off on Can You Be Too Tired to Sleep?

What to Do When You Can’t Sleep

You’re lying in bed in a dark room, tossing and turning for what feels like forever. You finally decide to roll over and check the time only to see the bright little light show you it’s 3:47 am. Frustrated that you have maybe 2 hours of sleep left before it’s time to start your day, [...]

By |January 22nd, 2020|Sleep Facts|Comments Off on What to Do When You Can’t Sleep

Why Can’t I Sleep? Common Causes of Sleeples Nights

Tossing and turning, hot flashes, discomfort, wide awake, the list of why you can’t sleep goes on and on. But what’s the root of these sleepless nights? Falling asleep can seem like an obstacle, and getting a restful night’s sleep can seem impossible. Let’s address some of the common causes of sleepless nights, so you [...]

By |January 8th, 2020|Sleep Facts|Comments Off on Why Can’t I Sleep? Common Causes of Sleeples Nights

6 Benefits of Using a CPAP Machine

CPAP machines are an important treatment option for obstructive sleep apnea. You may be surprised, however, to learn that the majority of sleep apnea patients fail to use their CPAP machine nightly. While CPAP therapy can be uncomfortable at first, regular use (CPAP compliance) is absolutely critical for effectively treating and mitigating the adverse health [...]

By |December 25th, 2019|CPAP|Comments Off on 6 Benefits of Using a CPAP Machine

What Is a CPAP Machine and How Does It Work?

You may have heard a lot about CPAP and its capabilities as a treatment for sleep apnea, but many are curious as to what exactly a CPAP machine is and how it works. If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with sleep apnea and are exploring CPAP as a treatment, this article will [...]

By |December 11th, 2019|CPAP|Comments Off on What Is a CPAP Machine and How Does It Work?

Can Sleep Apnea Go Away?

Suffering from the effects of sleep apnea is very difficult for most patients. The cyclical disruptions to sleep can have detrimental physiological and emotional effects, drastically impacting your quality of life. The quest for treatment or cures can seem unending. One of the most common questions patients ask us is, “does sleep apnea go away?” [...]

By |November 20th, 2019|Sleep Facts|Comments Off on Can Sleep Apnea Go Away?

Dr. Nassar Featured on News4Jax

Dr. Nassar was interviewed on WJCT News4Jax about the impact of sleep on heart health. View the video.

By |November 5th, 2019|Videos|Comments Off on Dr. Nassar Featured on News4Jax