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These Sleep Awareness Week Tips Can Help You Get the Quality Sleep You Need

The theme for this year’s National Sleep Foundation: Sleep Awareness Week® 2022 is to help you become your Best Slept Self. The goal is to help you understand how important sleep is to your overall mental and physical health. Sleep Awareness Week® begins at Daylight Saving Time (DST) as most of us move our clocks ahead (spring forward), losing a... read more »

Learn the Facts About Sleep Apnea and Get the Help You Need

Knowing basic facts about trouble sleeping can come in handy for sleep apnea. Probably the biggest obstacle to a good night’s sleep is obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Did you know that sleep apnea often goes undiagnosed? This sleep disorder leaves you struggling to sleep well, repeatedly pausing your breathing throughout your night from over-relaxation of the muscles at the back... read more »

What Are Your New Year’s Goals for a Good Night’s Sleep?

When it comes to your new year’s goals to feel better, don’t forget to put getting a good night’s sleep on your list. Improving your quality of sleep can help you just as much as getting in those gym workouts! Your quality of sleep can either help or hurt your health and well-being. Generally speaking, adults require anywhere from seven... read more »

Autumn Is Here! How Will the Cold Weather Impact Your Health and Sleep Apnea?

Did you know that the shorter days of winter can impact your biochemistry? As the autumn days grow shorter and sunlight diminishes, you will want to be proactive about your health, especially if you live with sleep apnea. Making sure you get enough vitamin D boosts your serotonin production, which regulates your sleep-wake cycles. Lack of vitamin D from reduced... read more »

The Differences Between Obstructive, Central and Complex Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a medical condition where you temporarily stop breathing throughout the night. When this occurs, your breathing pauses, leaving you with a sudden drop in your blood oxygen levels before starting up again. You might have sleep apnea if you wake up with chronic dry mouth, headaches, trouble sleeping, daytime fatigue and moodiness. This condition comes in three... read more »