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 […]
There’s no doubt that COVID-19 has caused some serious disruption to most people’s lives, and it’s not much of an exaggeration to say that a great deal of chaos has resulted in the business world and throughout society. Maintaining a schedule during this chaos is even more important now, especially things like going to bed
According to the CDC, about 35% of American adults don’t get a full night’s rest. One reason for poor sleep is sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a condition in which breathing stops for a brief time then restarts. Sleep apnea can cause many complications, including daytime fatigue, high blood pressure or liver problems. Sleep partners also report poor
Have you become aware that your child is snoring? If so, then paying attention to this issue is advisable. While your child snoring is not necessarily a cause for alarm, it is a condition that should be monitored closely. In many cases, children snoring can be a symptom of an underlying, more serious health problem.
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.
One of the more frightening forms of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease. It’s a condition faced by more than 5.8 million Americans, and unlike some forms of
A Home Sleep Test is simple, painless way for diagnosing sleep apnea in the comfort of your own bed. The study uses a small portable device that you take to your home and only has 3 points of contact compared to the 20-30 wires required for polysomnography.
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
Sleep Apnea simply refers to repeated pauses or interruptions of breathing during sleep. Each pause can last a few seconds or longer and can happen repeatedly. The most common type of apnea is Obstructive sleep apnea, which occurs when throat muscles relax, blocking the airway. What are the Symptoms of Sleep Apnea? Loud snoring