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Understanding Types of Insomnia: Comprehensive Guide

By |May 27th, 2024|About Sleep|

What Is Insomnia? Anyone who has ever spent a sleepless night knows all too well that insomnia leads to lost productivity, headaches, sleepiness during the day, and difficulty completing tasks that people can perform on an average day without thinking twice.  While adults may know what insomnia is, they may not know there are different [...]

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What Is Restless Arm Syndrome?

By |May 24th, 2024|About Sleep|

What Is Restless Arm Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments Restless Arm Syndrome (RAS), although less commonly discussed than its counterpart, Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS), is a condition characterized by discomfort and an irresistible urge to move the arms, often interfering with daily activities and sleep. These two conditions can therefore cause significant distress to individuals [...]

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When Should You Seek Help for Your Sleep Problems? Advice From Sleep Experts

By |February 26th, 2024|About Sleep|

A good night's sleep is essential for overall well-being, yet many individuals grapple with sleep problems that can significantly impact their quality of life. Some individuals will try various techniques and methods to improve their sleep, but often these attempts fail. This leads many to ask the question, “When should you seek help for your [...]

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Sleep Impact on Health & Wellbeing: Unlocking the Power of Sleep

By |December 12th, 2023|About Sleep|

In the fast-paced world we live in, where productivity is often prioritized over rest, the true value of a good night's sleep is frequently underestimated. Yet, the impact of sleep on health and well-being cannot be overstated. Missing your 8 hours of rest can result in a severe impact on your health and well being.  [...]

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What is Periodic Limb Movement Disorder (PLMD)?

By |November 27th, 2023|About Sleep|

Sleep disorders involve issues with the quality and amount of sleep a person gets. Not getting the type of sleep needed can affect day to day life and lead to additional medical problems.  Some familiar sleep disorders that you may have heard of before include insomnia, sleep apnea, and narcolepsy. Even though these are common [...]

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Grinding Teeth In Sleep: Causes and Solutions

By |June 30th, 2023|About Sleep|

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 [...]

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Symptoms of Sleep Inertia

By |June 15th, 2023|About Sleep|

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?

By |June 1st, 2023|About Sleep|

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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Sleep and Shift Work

By |April 17th, 2023|About Sleep|

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 Much Sleep Does a Teenager Need?

By |February 21st, 2023|About Sleep|

How much sleep does a teenager need? If you’ve had the pleasure of raising, or living with, a teenager, you may have observed that they tend to have a seemingly love-hate relationship with sleep. Waking a teenager up for school in the morning is often a multi-tiered process involving the combined efforts of bright lights, [...]

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