Sleep Apnea

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Why lack of sleep causes weight gain and retention.

Insufficient sleep doesn’t just make you cranky and irritable. According to the CDC, a lack of sleep has been linked to many diseases, diabetes, depression and cardiovascular disease. In addition, research shows that an inability to sleep well is linked to obesity and weight gain. Here are some things to think about if you’re dealing with […]

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Child sleeping and wet the bed

How is Bed-wetting Related to Sleep-Disordered Breathing?

Up to a certain point in a child’s development, bed-wetting can be a fairly normal occurrence, because the kidneys, the bladder, and many of the associated muscles have simply not developed fully, so that full control is not really possible. However, after about age 6, development should be complete and bed-wetting no longer an issue.

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Why is it important to breathe through your nose

Why is it Important to Breathe Through Your Nose?

The importance of breathing through your nose cannot be overstated, because mouth-breathing can lead to some pretty unpleasant health issues, including the worsening of sleep apnea, for patients who are affected by that disorder. You may have heard your children say, “I can’t breathe through my nose” at various times, and that may actually be true

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