How to Fall Asleep Fast

By |March 22nd, 2019|Insomnia|

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 [...]

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Managing Insomnia

By |January 11th, 2019|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 [...]

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How Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Memory

By |August 15th, 2018|Insomnia, obstructive sleep apnea, Sleep Apnea, sleep apnea treatment, Sleep Deprivation, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Studies|

Sleep deprivation affects more than just your energy levels. Along with tiring you out, it can also impair your brain function. Your thinking processes and even your memory can deteriorate if you consistently don’t get enough sleep. Conversely, getting enough sleep is crucial for maintaining optimal brain function. In this article, we will explain how [...]

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Why Do I Wake Up at Night?

By |June 1st, 2018|Insomnia, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Studies|

If you’re having trouble sleeping and wonder why you wake up in the middle of the night, contacting a sleep specialist for a sleep study in Jacksonville may be in order. You might have a sleep disorder, which could have serious and detrimental effects on your overall health. Early diagnosis and treatment can address the [...]

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Can You Make Up for Lost Sleep on the Weekends?

By |March 29th, 2018|Insomnia, Sleep Disorders|

The work week can be frantic and and a lot of people end up cutting back on their sleep to get everything done. At the end of it all, they can’t wait for the weekends to come. Finally, they can kick back for some well-deserved R&R to make up for the weekday hustle. Maybe even [...]

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What is Sleep Paralysis?

By |February 10th, 2018|Insomnia, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Studies|

What is Sleep Paralysis? Sleep paralysis can be a terrifying experience. This form of parasomnia causes the temporary inability to move or speak while falling asleep or waking up. The person essentially loses the ability to move his or her muscles during an episode. Dr. Nassar, a sleep specialist in Jacksonville, can help determine if [...]

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What Is Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder?

By |January 10th, 2018|Insomnia, Sleep Disorders, Uncategorized|

Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder (DSPS) is a disorder of the circadian rhythm. With this chronic sleep disorder a person’s internal body clock is delayed in regard to the natural fall sleep at night/wake in the morning cycle. If you think you may have DSPS, contact a sleep doctor in Jacksonville who can help you find [...]

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7 Sleep Myths Busted

By |December 1st, 2017|Health, Insomnia, Sleep Disorders|

When it comes to following certain sleep myths, ignorance does not equal bedtime bliss. Many of the common sleep myths out there won’t do anything to help your sleep struggles. In fact, they may even hinder you from finding a solution to treatable sleep disorders like insomnia. Here, we debunk 7 common sleep myths that [...]

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Creating the Best Sleep Environment

By |October 16th, 2017|Insomnia, Sleep Disorders|

Your bedroom should be a peaceful place that promotes a restful night of sleep. But if you suffer from insomnia, it might not feel like such a sanctuary. Take the time to create the perfect sleep environment, and you’ll be on your way to sleeping more soundly. Here are some simple, inexpensive tips to get [...]

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Is Your Child Getting Enough Sleep?

By |September 8th, 2017|Health, Insomnia, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Studies|

Getting enough sleep is vital to a child’s growth and development. Childhood sleep disorders and getting too little sleep can lead to issues such as behavioral problems, health issues and learning difficulties. That’s why it’s so important to make sure children get enough sleep each night. That may be easier said than done for many [...]

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