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Could Narcolepsy Explain Your Daytime Sleepiness?

By |April 24th, 2017|Health, Sleep Disorders|

Are you experiencing excessive daytime sleepiness, sleep paralysis, hallucinations or loss of muscle control? These are all characteristics of narcolepsy - a chronic neurological disorder that affects one’s control of sleep and wakefulness. People who suffer from this disorder may have sudden, uncontrollable episodes of falling asleep in the daytime. The unpredictable bouts of sleep [...]

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Does Your Child Have Sleep Apnea?

By |March 14th, 2017|Health, Sleep Disorders|

Is your child snoring? Tossing and turning? Have you noticed long pauses in his or her breathing at night? Your child may be suffering from sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleeping disorder where breathing is interrupted repeatedly throughout the night. While this disorder is more common in adults, pediatric sleep apnea affects [...]

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Is Restless Leg Syndrome Keeping You Up at Night?

By |March 7th, 2017|Health, Insomnia, Sleep Disorders|

Do you have difficulty falling or staying asleep? You could be suffering from Restless Leg Syndrome. Also known as RLS, Restless leg syndrome is a neurological condition that causes an irresistible impulse to move one’s legs. It affects about ten percent of adults and two percent of children in the United States. In rare cases [...]

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The 4 Stages of Sleep and REM Disorder

By |January 19th, 2017|Sleep Disorders|

It might seem like you completely shut down when you go to sleep each night, but there’s actually a whole process that your body and brain go through while you get your zzz’s. As you’re sleeping, you normally pass through the four stages of sleep. Stage 1: In this stage, you are in light sleep [...]

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Losing Sleep Over Allergies?

By |January 18th, 2017|Sleep Disorders|

If the sneezing, congestion and itchy eyes due to allergies weren’t enough to deal with, you may also find that you’re not sleeping very soundly. Studies have shown that people who have allergic rhinitis due to hay fever and other allergies are much more likely to suffer from sleep disorders than those without allergies. Pet [...]

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How to Recognize and Treat Insomnia

By |December 8th, 2016|Health, Insomnia, Sleep Disorders|

Sometimes you just can’t fall asleep. That is completely normal! Whether it's due to stress in your life, an unfamiliar hotel room, or a noisy neighbor keeping you up, there are few things more frustrating than lying in bed, wide awake, at the end of a long day. For some people the issue is much [...]

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‘Tis The Season for Sleeping Soundly

By |November 22nd, 2016|Insomnia, Sleep Disorders, Uncategorized|

The holiday season is quickly approaching and that means your days are soon to be overrun with holiday preparations. Between shopping, cooking, family visits and your office’s holiday party, sleep seems to be all but present. However, making sure you sleep soundly is a sure-fire way to guarantee that your holidays are truly memorable. In [...]

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New Technology That Helps You Sleep Better!

By |April 21st, 2016|In the news, Sleep Disorders|

Apple products are continually innovative, with new and better technology being included in each model every year. In addition to these yearly updates to each of their products, they create and implement “iOS” software updates far more frequently. This past update, the iOS 9.3 update was released very recently. While the iOS 9.3 update had [...]

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Vitamin D and Your Sleep

By |March 21st, 2016|Health, Sleep Disorders|

It’s time to come out of hibernation! Winter is over, spring is here and summer is on its way. Now that the winter months are behind us, there are many more opportunities to soak up the sunlight! There’s no shame in avoiding the outdoors during the winter – it gets cold out there! But there [...]

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