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
What to Expect During a Sleep Study
You haven’t slept well in ages, and you’re not sure why. When you see your doctor, he or she may suggest a sleep study to diagnose your sleep disorder so that you can finally get a good night’s rest. Read on for some information about sleep studies and what you can expect if your doctor […]Read More
Tips for Sleeping Better
When it comes to sleeping, some people are lucky – they have no problem falling asleep every night. Others, however, are not so lucky. For some, difficulty falling asleep is common, and once they fall asleep they have trouble staying asleep. Whether you have been diagnosed with insomnia or you just wish you could sleep […]Read More
What is narcolepsy?
We’ve all seen the sitcoms with a character with narcolepsy – the character just can’t seem to stay awake, and the condition is played for laughs. However, if you or a loved one has narcolepsy, you know it is anything but funny. Narcolepsy can affect your entire life – during the day and throughout the […]Read More
Does My Child Have a Sleep Disorder?
When a child has a sleep disorder, it can be much more serious than he or she just being tired all day. Researchers believe that when children don’t get as much sleep as they need, they don’t develop physically, cognitively, emotionally, or socially as they should. Here are some things you should know about childhood […]Read More