Why Do I Sleep So Much? Is It a Sleep Disorder?

Sleep is a necessary part of your daily routine. It is as essential to survival as food and water. When we don’t sleep enough, the brain cannot function properly. While sleep is very important, too much sleep is just as damaging as not enough sleep. If you sleep more than usual after a late night [...]

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Insomnia Symptoms To Watch Out For

Does it take you a long time to fall asleep at night? Do you keep waking up while sleeping? Do you feel tired and cranky the next day? While getting a bad night’s sleep every now and then is normal, consistently struggling with going to sleep and staying asleep may be a sign of a [...]

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Grinding Teeth In Sleep: Causes and Solutions

Have you ever woken up with a sore jaw or noticed that your teeth feel sensitive? If so, you may be grinding your teeth during sleep, a condition known as sleep bruxism. Grinding teeth during sleep is a relatively common problem that affects people of all ages. In this blog post, we will explore the [...]

By |June 30th, 2023|About Sleep|Comments Off on Grinding Teeth In Sleep: Causes and Solutions

Symptoms of Sleep Inertia

Have you ever woken up feeling groggy, disoriented, and struggling to shake off the fog in your mind? If so, you might have experienced a phenomenon known as sleep inertia. Sleep inertia refers to the transitional state between sleep and wakefulness when an individual feels drowsy and experiences cognitive and physical impairments. In this blog [...]

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What Causes Narcolepsy?

Narcolepsy is a neurological disorder that affects the sleep-wake cycle. People with narcolepsy experience excessive daytime sleepiness and can fall asleep unexpectedly, even during activities such as driving or working. Narcolepsy is a chronic condition that affects about 1 in every 2,000 people, with onset typically occurring between the ages of 10 and 30. While [...]

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How Does Sleep Testing Work?

Sleep testing, also known as polysomnography, is a diagnostic tool used to assess a person's sleep patterns and diagnose sleep disorders. This test involves monitoring a patient's brain waves, heart rate, breathing, and other physiological factors while they sleep. In this blog, we will discuss how sleep testing works, why it is done, who prescribes [...]

By |May 17th, 2023|Sleep Facts|Comments Off on How Does Sleep Testing Work?

Sleep and Pregnancy: What to Expect and How to Cope

Sleep is an essential part of our daily lives, but it becomes even more important when you are pregnant. Recommendations for sleep vary based on age, lifestyle, and several other factors. For example, a child should be sleeping a minimum of 9-10 hours, whereas an adult's recommendation shifts to 7-8 hours of sleep. These recommendations come [...]

By |April 24th, 2023|Sleep Tips|Comments Off on Sleep and Pregnancy: What to Expect and How to Cope

Sleep and Shift Work

Shift work is a necessary reality for many people, especially those in fields such as healthcare, transportation, and manufacturing. In fact, the US Bureau of Labor estimates that 16% of wage and salary employees work shift work. This highlights how prevalent shift work is in the general population, and it can be a practical solution [...]

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How To Survive On No Sleep

Getting enough sleep is crucial for your well-being. But even though it's important, your lifestyle and habits can sometimes interfere with your ability to get the recommended amount of sleep. When we don't get enough sleep, it can negatively impact our productivity, mood, and health. If you're experiencing sleepless nights, this article will provide helpful [...]

By |March 29th, 2023|Sleep Disorders|Comments Off on How To Survive On No Sleep

Unconventional Sleep Tips to get to Sleep

Do you have trouble falling and staying asleep? Does your insomnia stop you from enjoying the rest of your day? Or, do you have a sleep disorder? If you can answer yes to any of those questions, you’re probably looking for ways to remedy the problem. However, finding healthy sleep tips isn’t always easy, especially [...]

By |March 13th, 2023|Sleep Tips|Comments Off on Unconventional Sleep Tips to get to Sleep