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3 Different Sleeping Positions & Their Impact on Your Sleep Apnea

Many people dream of drifting off to sleep as soon as they lay down, but it isn’t as straightforward as it seems. Beyond comfort and catching some zzz’s, your position can have a significant impact on sleep quality more than you think. Different sleeping positions lead to various effects, especially for individuals struggling with symptoms [...]

By |July 15th, 2020|Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on 3 Different Sleeping Positions & Their Impact on Your Sleep Apnea

Think You Have Sleep Apnea? Here’s How to Get Tested

If you think you might be suffering from sleep apnea but aren’t sure how to get tested, your doctor may be able to perform a polysomnogram test at a nearby center or even at home. Also known as a sleep study, a polysomnogram electronically notes specific physical activities as you sleep. The readings are then [...]

By |July 9th, 2020|Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on Think You Have Sleep Apnea? Here’s How to Get Tested

4 Tips for New Parents in Dealing with Sleep Deprivation

Sleep deprivation is a debilitating reality in life. Many individuals lack sufficient amounts of rest as they are preoccupied with work, family, and other extra activities. Others find it hard to juggle things around without a regular resting pattern set in place, while many others suffer from sleep disorders, such as insomnia and sleep apnea. [...]

By |June 26th, 2020|Sleep Deprivation|Comments Off on 4 Tips for New Parents in Dealing with Sleep Deprivation

3 Reasons to Undergo a Sleep Study

Do you experience a lot of nights where you couldn’t fall asleep, or if you did manage to fall asleep, you wake up in the morning feeling still feeling tired? Getting enough quality sleep every day is critically important to your health. If you think you’re not getting any and it’s disrupting the quality of [...]

By |June 24th, 2020|Sleep Studies|Comments Off on 3 Reasons to Undergo a Sleep Study

Can Sleep Apnea Cause Atrial Fibrillation?

Many people lose quality sleep every night and run the risk of developing various conditions due to obstructive sleep apnea. It is a sleep order that is often passed off as snoring, but it can severely damage your health if left untreated. Sleep apnea affects a whopping 18 million citizens in the U.S. Some of [...]

By |June 18th, 2020|Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on Can Sleep Apnea Cause Atrial Fibrillation?

Sleep Apnea vs Insomnia—What’s Really Keeping You Up at Night?

Many people dream of going to bed after a tiring day and drifting off to sleep, but the unfortunate reality is that most experience anything but sweet dreams. Quality sleep is essential to your health as it offers the time where your body and mind can rest and replenish its energy. By getting less than [...]

By |June 9th, 2020|Sleep Disorders|Comments Off on Sleep Apnea vs Insomnia—What’s Really Keeping You Up at Night?

How to Sleep Better Amid Worries About COVID-19

By now, almost everyone had been affected by the coronavirus pandemic in some way—you may have lost a source of income, been forced to quarantine under less-than-ideal circumstances, lost contact with loved ones, or found out that someone you know has contracted the virus. Any of these can put you under a lot of stress. [...]

By |May 25th, 2020|Sleep Schedule|Comments Off on How to Sleep Better Amid Worries About COVID-19

Can Sleep Apnea Cause Seizures?

According to the World Health Organization, 50 million people around the world have epilepsy, a disorder that causes seizures. Seizures can be quite dangerous. Many times, medication lowers the risk of seizures. However, doctors and researchers have found a link between Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and seizure disorders like epilepsy. About 1/3 of patients diagnosed [...]

By |May 20th, 2020|Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on Can Sleep Apnea Cause Seizures?

What If I Can’t Sleep During a Sleep Study?

Sleep studies can be unnerving, even if you are taking one in your own bed. One thing that people worry about is, what if I can't sleep during a sleep study? After all the time and preparation, the last thing you want is to have a bought of insomnia. Next are some tips to help [...]

By |May 7th, 2020|Sleep Studies|Comments Off on What If I Can’t Sleep During a Sleep Study?

Why Do I Clench My Fist While Sleeping?

Babies typically clench their fists before falling asleep and then start to loosen their grip after falling asleep. But, what about us adults? Why would we have a clenched fist while sleeping? Perhaps it was because of a dream, but there could be other factors on why you have a clenched fist while sleeping. Let's [...]

By |April 22nd, 2020|Sleep Disorders|Comments Off on Why Do I Clench My Fist While Sleeping?