How much sleep should your teen get?
Teenagers are known for keeping odd hours and for staying up all night and sleeping all day (when they have the chance). But the right amount of sleep is important for your teen’s growth and happiness. Are you wondering if your teen is getting enough sleep? Why your teen may be having trouble sleeping Your teen […]Read More
Sleep Apnea During Pregnancy
Pregnancy is notoriously famous for causing some annoying side effects, like heartburn and swollen ankles. Yet another annoying part of pregnancy can be trouble sleeping. For some women, though, not sleeping well is not just annoying – it can be dangerous. Read on for some information on why sleep habits change during pregnancy and why it […]Read More
Rare Sleep Disorders
By now, most everyone has heard of sleep disorders such as sleep apnea, insomnia, and (of course) snoring. However, there are some other, lesser-known sleep disorders that don’t get as much attention as these do but can be just as worrisome. You may be wondering what you can do about an unusual sleep disorder that […]Read More
Is an oral appliance right for you?
CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machines are a great solution for many people who suffer with sleep disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea. However, many patients find them difficult to live with – they can be uncomfortable and cumbersome to sleep in, a hassle to keep clean, and very difficult to travel with. If you […]Read More
Tooth Grinding and Sleep Problems
Do you wake up in the morning with headaches and jaw pain? Are you tired all day, even though you don’t recall having trouble sleeping? You may have both sleep apnea and sleep-related tooth grinding (bruxism) – and one may be contributing to the other. What is OSA? OSA (obstructive sleep apnea) causes interference while […]Read More
Does PTSD contribute to OSA?
You may very well know someone who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), or maybe you have it. It is often seen in first responders or war veterans, but really it can be seen in anyone who has witnessed or been through something traumatic or dangerous. If you or someone you love has PTSD, you […]Read More
Treatments for Sleep Disorders
We all know how annoying it can be when you have one or two nights of restless sleep. For those who have a sleep disorder such as sleep apnea, it goes beyond annoying and can even be dangerous. However, you don’t have to live with your sleep disorder, thanks to CPAP technology and other options. […]Read More
Help for Insomnia
If you suffer with insomnia, you probably think you either have to live with it or you have to load up on medication to get a good night’s sleep – and you probably aren’t too happy with either of these options! However, there is something else you can do to sleep better at night: cognitive […]Read More
Restless Leg Syndrome
Do you ever get that feeling in your legs when you are in bed or when you have been sitting down for a long time – that feeling like you have got to move your legs? It may seem like it is just a minor annoyance, and you may think it only happens to you. […]Read More
8 CPAP Problems To Be Aware of
Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines are a very common and effective way to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). However, many people start to use them only to decide that the cure is worse than the disease. Here are some common problems with CPAP machines to be aware of, as well as some alternatives to […]Read More