Shaquille O'Neal and Sleep Apnea

July 5, 2018

NBA HALL OF FAMER SHAQUILLE O’NEAL HAS SLEEP APNEA. Legendary basketball player Shaquille O’Neal had a snoring problem. Thankfully, his partner alerted him to the issue. She had become increasingly concerned that Shaq sometimes stopped breathing during sleep. She suspected Shaq ha...Read More

Dealing with Insomnia While Traveling

June 21, 2018

TRAVEL WITHOUT DISRUPTING YOUR SLEEP CYCLE If you suffer from insomnia, then you probably already know that traveling can often make your symptoms worse. In fact, even people who don’t typically experience insomnia often have difficulty sleeping when they are traveling. How can you get the re...Read More

How Long Can Caffeine Affect Me?

June 14, 2018

CAFFEINE’S EFFECT ON YOUR ENERGY AND YOUR SLEEP If you live with a sleep disorder, chances are that you have a love/hate relationship with caffeine. Although it can help you fight off the fatigue that accompanies sleep disorders, it can also end up interfering with your sleep even more. Th...Read More

Understanding Gestational Sleep Apnea

June 7, 2018

THE INCREASED RISK OF SLEEP APNEA DURING PREGNANCY Sleep apnea occurs when the airway in your throat is obstructed while you sleep, preventing the oxygen you need from getting to your lungs. As a result, you may wake up and gasp for air before falling back to sleep. These episodes...Read More

Sleep Apnea May Increase Risk of Dementia

May 23, 2018

THE LINK BETWEEN SLEEP APNEA AND DEMENTIA Obstructive sleep apnea is about more than snoring and restless nights. It can contribute to a wide range of health conditions, from type 2 diabetes to heart disease. Research has also indicated that untreated sleep apnea can even increase the risks...Read More

Tips for Traveling with Your CPAP

May 16, 2018

SMARTER WAYS TO TRAVEL WITH YOUR CPAP When you’re traveling, sleep apnea doesn’t take a vacation. Since you can’t leave your symptoms at home, your CPAP treatment needs to come with you, but traveling with your CPAP can be challenging. Fortunately, a few simple tricks can make traveling...Read More

Sleep and Sugar Intake: Is There a Connection?

May 9, 2018

DOES SUGAR KEEP YOU AWAKE AT NIGHT? In recent years, researchers have begun to discover just how many connections there are between sleep and diet. Insufficient sleep can throw off the hormones that regulate your appetite, leading to hunger and unexpected weight fluctuations. People who are over...Read More

Sleep Apnea in Kids - FAQ's (Updated 2021)

April 27, 2018

ANSWERS TO COMMON SLEEP APNEA QUESTIONS Sleep disorders can take a long time to diagnose properly, and sometimes it never happens at all. By understanding sleep apnea and its symptoms, you can get ahead of the problem for your child. Keep reading for some questions and answers about sl...Read More

Spotlight on the Symptoms of Sleep Deprivation

April 20, 2018

THE EFFECTS OF A LACK OF QUALITY SLEEP People miss out on sleep for all sorts of reasons, but for most people, this doesn’t become a regular ordeal. If you constantly find yourself tired during the day, you might have a sleep disorder. Sleep deprivation can lead to slow reaction times and...Read More

Behavioral Sleep Medicine: An Introduction

April 13, 2018

HOW CHANGED BEHAVIORS IMPROVES YOUR SLEEP The quality of your sleep has everything to do with the quality of your life. If it feels like you don’t sleep as well as everyone else, sleep testing can help you find out why. Behavioral sleep medicine is geared towards alleviating your symptoms and ...Read More

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