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How to Fall Asleep Fast

Your quality of sleep affects many aspects of your everyday
life. Losing sleep can reduce your ability to retain information, change your
mood for the worse, and even cause you to get sick. It is essential to get a
good night’s sleep in order to start the following day off right. Here at the
Jacksonville Sleep Center we have […]

By |March 22nd, 2019|Insomnia|Comments Off on How to Fall Asleep Fast

Can Allergies Cause Sleep Apnea?

Allergy season is already creeping up on us, which means
that congestion, watery eyes, and headaches are just around the corner. However,
people who suffer from seasonal or year-round allergies have more to worry
about than just these annoying symptoms. It is possible for allergy sufferers
to also struggle with allergy-induced sleep apnea. This could cause poor sleep
and chronic […]

By |March 8th, 2019|Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on Can Allergies Cause Sleep Apnea?

Do the Seasons Affect My Sleep?

The change
in the seasons can mean a drastic change in your sleep pattern. Millions of
Americans wake up bright eyed and full of energy during the summer months but, can
barely crawl out of bed by the middle of winter. Why is that? It is because the
circadian rhythm that regulates your body’s inner clock craves sunlight and
depends […]

By |February 21st, 2019|Sleep Disorders|Comments Off on Do the Seasons Affect My Sleep?

Tips for a Better Winter Sleep

Sleep
patterns may shift during winter and most people are not aware of it. Without
understanding the effects winter has on your sleeping, it may be hard to pin
point a resolution. The following will draw your attention to a few situations to
help you understand the disturbance in your sleep recently.

Limited Lighting

The deeper
we dive into winter, […]

By |February 1st, 2019|Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Tips for a Better Winter Sleep

Managing Insomnia

Insomnia is a common sleep disorder characterized by difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, or both. The disorder often stems from stress-related issues or underlying medical problems. Unfortunately, most over-the-counter sleep medications provide, at best, mediocre solutions. However, you’ll find that by making a few simple adjustments to your daily routine, you can improve your ability […]

By |January 11th, 2019|Insomnia|Comments Off on Managing Insomnia

Types of Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a potentially life-threatening condition in which breathing is interrupted during sleep. Loud snoring and fatigue after a full night of sleep can be symptoms of an underlying disorder like sleep apnea. There are two main types of sleep apnea and knowing the difference between them can be helpful in determining the best […]

By |November 27th, 2018|Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on Types of Sleep Apnea

Can Sleep Apnea be Cured?

Sleep apnea can leave you feeling tired during the day, cause debilitating headaches, and lead to severe health consequences like increased risk of high blood pressure, strokes, and heart attacks down the road. If you have sleep apnea, you may be wondering if there is a cure. Though there is not necessarily a cure, there […]

By |November 5th, 2018|Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on Can Sleep Apnea be Cured?

Sleep Apnea and Headaches

Almost half of all people who experience morning headaches also have sleep apnea. While there are multiple links between headaches and sleep apnea, a few are more common than others. A trusted, board-certified sleep specialist can provide the information and treatment you need. Here we will give a general overview of the links between sleep […]

By |October 26th, 2018|Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on Sleep Apnea and Headaches

How to Clean a Sleep Apnea Machine

Proper maintenance of your sleep apnea machine is an important part of your health plan. This ensures that the machine is functioning properly. You should always refer to your doctor or supplier about how to clean your mask and hose correctly. However, maintaining a sleep apnea machine is relatively simple.
Why You Should Keep Your Machine […]

By |October 16th, 2018|Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on How to Clean a Sleep Apnea Machine

What Happens in a Sleep Study?

So you’ve decided to get a sleep study done, but are curious how we go about doing it. Sleep tests are done either at home or at our sleep center. This article will detail what you should expect whether you do your test at home or at Jacksonville Sleep Center.
What to Expect with Home Testing
Home […]

By |September 26th, 2018|Sleep Studies|Comments Off on What Happens in a Sleep Study?