Exploring the Link Between Endocrine Disorders and Sleep Apnea
Tens of millions of adults in the United States are living with sleep apnea. It’s a condition that can range from uncomfortable to fatal depending on the severity.Keeping your sleep apnea under control is crucial, as is understanding the root cause. Many are living with sleep apnea due to...Read More
Do Dreams Affect the Quality of Sleep?
Do you remember your dreams?Interestingly, if you believe you don’t dream, you probably just don’t remember. The average person has four to six dreams every night. However, we forget up to 99 percent of our dreams shortly after waking.Dreams have long been a subject of fascinat...Read More
Tips for Staying Awake During the Night Shift
Late at night, while the rest of the world is sleeping, more than nine million Americans are out in force keeping the world running. Working overnight is no easy feat, and we have a lot of respect for the people who take on that burden.We also understand that sometimes when you’re workin...Read More
Healthy Late Night Snacks to Help with Sleep
Late-night snacking has gotten a bad reputation from dieters and weight-loss gurus. While eating late at night may contribute to unwanted weight gain, not all late-night snacks are created equal.Sometimes, issues like irregular circadian rhythms, chronic stress, or sleep deprivation can make...Read More
Understanding Sleep Starts: Why We Twitch When We Sleep
Does your body jerk as you’re falling asleep? If so, don’t worry – this common phenomenon is known as sleep starts.Quick, strong contractions of the body or parts of the body while falling asleep, sleep starts are also known as hypnic jerks. There are reports that up to ...Read More
How to Take the Perfect Nap (The 30-90 Rule)
Taking a good nap is actually harder than it first appears. Many of us have experienced the dreaded “nap hangover” – that groggy, disoriented feeling that comes after a nap that was too long or taken at the wrong time.But with the right knowledge and preparation, you can take the perfect...Read More
What Causes Morning Headaches?
If you’re asked Google why you wake up with a headaches, you’re in good company. Studies show that around 1 in 13 people struggle with morning headaches.And for many people, waking up with a headache can ruin their morning, or even their day. Unfortunately, this all-too-common occ...Read More
Taking Melatonin... Should You Do It?
Maybe you’ve considered taking melatonin to improve your sleep quality and cut back on tired, slow mornings, and you are wondering about the health impacts of these tablets. Or perhaps you have never heard of melatonin before and are simply searching for a solution to your sleep problems....Read More
Sleep Deprivation and Inflammation
Have you ever woken up after a rough night of sleep and found yourself experiencing uncomfortable inflammation? You certainly aren’t alone.Researchers have been studying the link between sleep and inflammation for years. Only recently have they began making headway in understanding t...Read More
Convincing Your Partner to Test for Sleep Apnea
“Snoring comes so easy to me – I can do it in my sleep.”Jokes aside, snoring is the third leading factor in divorce in the United States! If it doesn’t split a couple up, it often leads to sleeping in separate rooms. Snoring is often the first sign of slee...Read More