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3 Reasons to Undergo a Sleep Study

By |June 24th, 2020|Sleep Studies|

Do you experience a lot of nights where you couldn’t fall asleep, or if you did manage to fall asleep, you wake up in the morning feeling still feeling tired? Getting enough quality sleep every day is critically important to your health. If you think you’re not getting any and it’s disrupting the quality of [...]

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What If I Can’t Sleep During a Sleep Study?

By |May 7th, 2020|Sleep Studies|

Sleep studies can be unnerving, even if you are taking one in your own bed. One thing that people worry about is, what if I can't sleep during a sleep study? After all the time and preparation, the last thing you want is to have a bought of insomnia. Next are some tips to help [...]

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What Happens in a Sleep Study?

By |September 26th, 2018|Sleep Studies|

So you’ve decided to get a sleep study done, but are curious how we go about doing it. Sleep tests are done either at home or at our sleep center. This article will detail what you should expect whether you do your test at home or at Jacksonville Sleep Center. What to Expect with Home [...]

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Why You Snore and What You Can Do About It

By |August 28th, 2018|CPAP, obstructive sleep apnea, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Studies, Snoring|

Snoring is the harsh sound that comes when air flows through the tissues of one's throat, causing the tissues to vibrate and make noise. Snoring itself is usually harmless, and nearly everyone does it every once in a while. However, snoring can also be an indication of a number of serious health conditions. Whether this [...]

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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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How to Prepare for an Overnight Sleep Study

By |April 23rd, 2018|Sleep Studies|

Many people are intimidated by the idea of a sleep study. They picture themselves in a cold, sparse room with sensors attached all over their bodies. In reality, sleep testing can be a very comfortable experience. At Jacksonville Sleep Center, we make sure our patients are as comfortable as possible so that we can get [...]

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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 Shift Work Disorder?

By |January 31st, 2018|Health, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Studies|

Shift work sleep disorder is a condition that often affects people who work non-traditional hours. Fields such as healthcare, law enforcement, hospitality and retail all involve shift work schedules. Jacksonville sleep specialist Dr. Nassar explains more about this increasingly common sleep disorder. Shift Work Disorder Shift work disorder is a disorder of the circadian rhythm [...]

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Narcolepsy Fact vs Fiction

By |December 19th, 2017|Sleep Disorders, Sleep Studies|

Narcolepsy is a largely misunderstood condition, even though it is one of the most common causes of daytime sleepiness. It’s often misrepresented in films and TV shows, and there are plenty of myths circulating the internet. That’s why it’s important to know the facts when it comes to narcolepsy and narcolepsy treatment. What is Narcolepsy? [...]

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