The Different Types of Insomnia (Updated 2021)

December 2, 2019

INSOMNIA CATEGORIES Sleep disorder specialists categorize different types of insomnia into subtypes. But no matter which subtype of insomnia you have, it’s important to receive an individualized treatment plan. Every patient’s experience with insomnia is unique, and there are many different ca...Read More

Diagnosed with Sleep Apnea? What To Do Next (Updated 2020)

December 26, 2018

SLEEP APNEA TREATMENT OPTIONS Finding out that you have sleep apnea can be overwhelming. Many people with sleep apnea don’t even suspect they have an issue until a bed partner complains about their snoring, or until they visit a doctor to discuss unexplained fatigue. Although sleep apnea ma...Read More

The Risk of Drowsy Driving (Updated 2021)

December 12, 2018

TIRED DRIVING IS DANGEROUS DRIVING If you have a sleep disorder, then you know how much the fatigue can interfere with your everyday life. One area you might be overlooking, however, is just how dangerous it can be to get behind the wheel when you’re tired. Drowsy driving is dangerous beyond t...Read More

Answering Cataplexy Frequently Asked Questions

December 5, 2018

Cataplexy is a frustrating complication of narcolepsy. It affects about 60 to 70 percent of people who have the sleep disorder, and can interfere dramatically with school, work, and daily life. If you or someone you love has cataplexy, you likely have many questions about the condition. Here are...Read More

What Are Some Common Causes of Snoring?

November 30, 2018

THE SCIENCE OF SNORING If you snore, you might think that it is only disrupting your partner’s sleep. However, in addition to being an annoyance to your bed partner, snoring could also be indicative of serious health issues for you. Not every case of snoring is tied to a health problem, but ...Read More

Behavioral Sleep Medicine FAQs

November 29, 2018

BEHAVIORAL THERAPY FOR SLEEP DISORDERS If a sleep disorder is affecting your health, we have good news! There are multiple ways to improve your ability to get the rest you need. In addition to CPAP therapy and dental sleep medicine, behavioral sleep medicine can help you get more rest ...Read More

Is There a Sleep Apnea Cure?

November 22, 2018

SLEEP APNEA TREATMENTS Sleep apnea can lead to serious daytime drowsiness, but its complications can stretch far further than fatigue. Apnea sufferers have a higher risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, depression, car accidents, and wide range of other complications. As such, m...Read More

Preparing for A Maintenance of Wakefulness Test

November 16, 2018

DAYTIME SLEEPINESS TESTING Maintenance of wakefulness tests evaluate how well you can stay awake while being inactive. They evaluate whether they are able to stay awake during daytime hours, or to ensure they can safely perform activities such as driving.   To prepare for ...Read More

When Should You Call A Doctor About Insomnia?

November 9, 2018

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR INSOMNIA IS CHRONIC Sleepless nights happen now and then for most people. In many instances, a person who struggles to sleep one night feels tired the next day and goes to bed early, dropping off as soon as his or her head hits the pillow. For other people, sleepless night...Read More

How Does Sleep Apnea Affect Your Body?

November 8, 2018

SLEEP APNEA’S EFFECTS Sleep apnea is an extremely common—and dangerous—sleep disorder. When you suffer from sleep apnea, you may be surprised at the far-reaching consequences it can have for your overall health. Watch this video to learn more about the impact of sleep apnea on your body...Read More