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Do Drugs Lead to Dream Enactment Behavior?

By |December 5th, 2022|Sleep Disorders|

Sleep is the key to having a healthy brain, happy mood, and overall well-functioning body. However, many people have trouble sleeping for one reason or another. These symptoms can be disturbing, even if you have milder sleep disturbances like frequently waking up throughout the night or more severe ones like sleepwalking. A slew of common [...]

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How To Reset A Broken Internal Clock?

By |November 28th, 2022|Sleep Disorders|

Life as an adult comes with plenty of obstacles, challenges, and frustrations that often prevent us from getting a healthy amount of sleep. Our sleep schedules are frequently interrupted by work, travel, stress, or other demands on our minds and it can have a negative impact on our body’s internal clock. A broken internal clock [...]

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REM Sleep Behavior Disorder: What is it? And How Can It Be Managed?

By |July 28th, 2022|Sleep Disorders|

What is REM Sleep Behavior Disorder? Rapid Eye Movement (REM) Sleep Behavior Disorder is a relatively rare condition. There is no hardened cure for this, but Dr. Nassar and Dr. Festic of the Jacksonville Sleep Center are very well trained and can help you manage the disorder. REM sleep accounts for roughly the last 20 [...]

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The Myths and Truths About Sleep Paralysis

By |January 24th, 2022|Sleep Disorders|

What Is Sleep Paralysis? Sleep paralysis is not being able to move or speak when you are waking up or falling asleep for a temporary time period. Even if it is only for a short minute it can be a scary thing if you aren’t aware of what is happening. Here are some common myths [...]

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Sleep Walking? Is It Real and How does it Happen?

By |December 1st, 2021|Sleep Disorders|

The term ‘sleep walking’ is a term that is often used figuratively and casually to describe someone feeling a lack of energy or sleep. Surprisingly, sleepwalking is a very real condition that has consequences. Can you be too tired to sleep? Does sleepwalking occur when you are sleepwalking? Do you have restless sleep during the [...]

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How Common Are Sleeping Disorders?

By |October 14th, 2021|Sleep Disorders|

Sleep disorders and having trouble sleeping are common among many adults. Currently, there are between 50 million to 70 million people that are reporting to have some type of sleep disorder symptoms. Having an undiagnosed sleep disorder can be very dangerous and life-threatening to some. Listed below are some sleep disorders that are most common: [...]

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How Nicotine Impacts Sleep

By |August 20th, 2021|Sleep Disorders|

Sleep disorders, like sleep apnea and insomnia, are becoming more and more prevalent as time goes on for various reasons. One of the biggest reasons, some professionals theorize, it is because of nicotine usage. If you or someone you know is addicted to or consumes nicotine regularly, the odds of them having some sort of [...]

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How Sleep Affects Athletic Performance

By |June 16th, 2021|Sleep Disorders|

We all know how important sleep is, especially if you’re an athlete. Having a full-night of rest can help you perform your best the next day. On the contrary, a lack of sleep will cause you to be tired, cranky, or stressed out. Not getting enough sleep won’t only affect your mood, but can also [...]

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What Is a Microsleep?

By |January 27th, 2021|Sleep Disorders|

The line between being awake or asleep can sometimes get blurry, especially when you start zoning out in the middle of repetitive activity. This fleeting experience can sometimes segue into an autopilot mode, one where your eyes are wide open even though your brain is shut down. This is called microsleep, and it’s far more [...]

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Parasomnias: What Are They and How Do They Happen?

By |December 28th, 2020|Sleep Disorders|

Parasomnia is a general term or a category of disorders that cause a person to display irregular behavior while sleeping. While most of these are benign, some of these disorders can cause the patient to fall into dangerous situations. These can also cause psychological distress. Why Do People Have Sleep Disorders? Several triggers are associated [...]

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