What Causes Sleepiness All the Time?

While we all love the feeling of evening sleepiness that leads to experiencing a great night’s sleep, having excessive feelings of sleepiness during the day can be problematic if not addressed and treated. Excessive daytime sleepiness may be a significant detriment to both your health and safety. Excessive daytime sleepiness can lead to psychological and [...]

By |April 26th, 2019|Sleep Disorders|Comments Off on What Causes Sleepiness All the Time?

Why Do I Get Sleepy After Lunch?

We’ve all experienced it: you go out for a nice lunch with plenty of energy, only to return to work constantly yawning and fighting the urge to rest your head on your desk. Afternoon sleepiness is very common, and you may wonder, “Is my food what causes me to get so sleepy?” While a full [...]

By |April 12th, 2019|Sleep Disorders|Comments Off on Why Do I Get Sleepy After Lunch?

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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