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Can’t Sleep? Why Allergies May be to Blame.

Springtime. The birds are singing. The sun is shining. The neighbors are mowing their lawns. Sounds perfect, right? But for many, the change in seasons brings with it sneezing, runny noses, and watery eyes. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), about 50 million Americans suffer from nasal allergies, or allergic [...]

The Relationship between Sleep and Mental Health

Think about the last time you felt sleepy during the day. Did you find it harder to accomplish normal tasks? Did even ordinary problems overwhelm you more than usual? While it is common knowledge that lack of sleep can impact physical well-being, it also impacts mental health. In fact, a poor night’s sleep can leave [...]

By | 2017-04-26T13:24:11+00:00 April 30th, 2017|Categories: Educational Articles|0 Comments

National Sleep Awareness – “In Search of a Better Night’s Sleep”

The return of Daylight Saving Time has many focused on sleep. While friends and coworkers bemoan their lost hour of rest, leading sleep advocacy groups seek to draw our attention to the larger issue at hand: Americans need not only more sleep but better sleep. One such group, The National Sleep Foundation (NSF), is celebrating [...]

By | 2017-04-26T13:17:22+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Categories: Educational Articles|0 Comments

Could Poor Sleep be Affecting Your Safety at Work and on the Road?

Americans are not getting enough sleep. Researchers across the medical community continue to emphasize this fact in their findings. Countless studies have linked inadequate sleep with serious health consequences, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) notes that so many Americans are getting  insufficient sleep that it has become a public health epidemic. [...]

Sleep Apnea and Women – Ignorance is Not Bliss.

For years Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) has generally been considered a men’s health issue. In fact, according to the National Sleep Foundation, the ratio of men to women who come in to be evaluated for OSA is quite unbalanced. For every one woman diagnosed with OSA, eight or nine men are diagnosed. However, while it [...]

Lack of Sleep Causing Depression?

If you didn’t sleep well last night, you may find yourself irritable and grumpy today, but if you’re someone who has suffered from insomnia and disrupted sleep for months, years or decades, the compounded sleeplessness may take an even greater toll on your overall mood and mental health. When you don’t get the 8 hours [...]

Is your Heart at Risk? Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Health

Each February, people across the country recognize American Heart Month. During this time, we are encouraged to pay attention to the risk factors for heart disease and make heart-healthy lifestyle changes. Because heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, according to the American Heart Association, it is a subject worth [...]

Why Poor Sleep Might be Preventing Weight Loss

As the year comes to a close, millions of Americans will begin planning their New Year’s Resolutions. One goal at the top of many lists will no doubt be to lose weight. In fact, a 2014 Journal of Clinical Psychology study found weight loss to be the number one resolution this year. However, despite the [...]

Nat Geo “Sleepless in America”

National Geographic’s “Sleepless in America” exposes the crucial need for sleep and the shocking life-threatening consequences of its absence. This past Sunday, National Geographic Channel aired “Sleepless in America,” a new 2-hour documentary that explores the importance of sleep in an increasingly sleepless society. The program was produced through the combined efforts of National Geographic, [...]

Don’t Just Survive the Holidays

Don’t Just Survive the Holidays: The Key to a More Restful Night’s Sleep While the holidays should be a time to celebrate with family and friends, they can often be stressful and exhausting, especially when you find yourself traveling, going to bed late, or having a house full of guests. If you are all too [...]

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