The quality of your sleep can make or break your entire day. Not getting enough sleep can leave you feeling sluggish, forgetful and in a haze. Lack of sleep also increases your risk of making mistakes and impairs your judgment, which can be a hazard on the road and at work. Sleep deprivation can also … Continue reading Sleep numbers: Facts and figures for a better shut-eye
Heart disease claims more than one million lives per year, making it the leading cause of death in both men and women in the United States. This year, more than 920,000 American will have a heart attack; nearly half of them will occur without prior symptoms or warning signs. The good news is that some … Continue reading 8 Bad Habits That Put Your Heart at Risk
The new school year is upon us, and children are forced to go back to their regular school sleep schedules. This may mean that they’re getting less sleep than in the summer months, and for many parents, sleep deprivation is a real concern. Sleep deprivation affects every aspect of the child’s life, from friends and … Continue reading Why sleep deprivation can affect your child’s performance in school
It’s late at night, and you’re finally tucked in and ready for a good night’s rest until the snoring begins. It starts off as a slow rumble, but quickly escalates into a full-blown nasal orchestra—hitting the high and low notes with ease. Sound familiar? Some 40 percent of Americans suffer from a form of sleep deprivation or … Continue reading The Devastating Effects of Snoring
With adults, it’s easy to tell when we haven’t had enough sleep. We’re sluggish, we yawn a lot and we typically verbalize/complain about how tired we are (or maybe that’s just me?). But with children, the signs of sleep deprivation can be completely different. If your child seems overly active during the day, is a … Continue reading Could Your Child Have Sleep Apnea?
Find Out If You Might Be Suffering From Sleep Apnea, Treatments And Long-Term Effects You’ve just drifted off to sleep and suddenly you’re awakened by your spouse’s loud gasping. They settle right back into slumber, but you’re left awake, listening to them snore. Your sleep partner’s dozing habits are not only annoying, but they could … Continue reading Does choking, coughing or snoring keep you or your spouse up at night?
Snoring, restless legs, tossing, turning, hot, cold. Does this sound like a typical night’s sleep for you? If so, you are among millions of others who don’t get their required eight hours of sleep each night. As a society, we seem busier, life is more hectic and sleep doesn’t seem to be as much of … Continue reading Is a Good Night’s Rest Too Much to Ask For?