insomnia

Better Zzzz’s: What You Need to Know About Sleep Apnea

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Sleep apnea is a common condition where a person experiences pausing breathing during sleep. These pauses can be 10 seconds or longer, and can cause health problems when your body doesn’t get enough oxygen. It’s important to our overall health to be getting good, adequate amounts of sleep each night. When a person suffers from… read more

How To Celebrate National Thyroid Health Awareness Month

January is National Thyroid Health Awareness Month, and it seeks to educate everyone on what the thyroid is and how it works. While small, the thyroid plays a huge role in the body as it influences the function of the heart, kidneys, brain, liver and skin. Its hormones help keep the body warm, appropriately uses… read more

Overcoming Insomnia and Finding Rest Again

One of the most common sleeping disorders is insomnia, which affects how well people fall and stay asleep. Insomnia affects more than 70 million people in the U.S. and is most often caused by psychological, physical and environmental factors. Unfortunately, many doctors provide patients with sleep medications that treat the symptoms of insomnia but not… read more

How To Deal With Your Sleep Apnea

Do you have trouble staying asleep at night? You could be suffering from sleep apnea. Sleep apnea occurs as the airway is obstructed and there are interruptions in your sleep patterns. Many patients don’t even know they suffer from sleep apnea, but some symptoms include excessive snoring, daytime fatigue and headaches. Treatment for sleep apnea… read more

Why Does Insomnia Happen to You?

10 percent of people have a chronic insomnia disorder, while another 30-35 percent have insomnia sometimes. This is not simply a sleeping problem, but one that causes health problems all over the body. When your body doesn’t receive the rest it needs each night, you can experience chronic fatigue, mood disorders, poor memory and focus,… read more