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Is Poor Sleep Putting You at Risk?

“I had suffered from daytime fatigue and snoring for years. I would struggle to stay awake at work, and sometimes I found myself falling asleep while driving as well,” says Doug, a patient at the Koala Center for Sleep Disorders. It’s a familiar story. Most of us can relate to feeling sluggish at work [...]

By | June 12th, 2017|Educational Articles|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | May 11th, 2017|Educational Articles|0 Comments

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 | April 30th, 2017|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 | April 26th, 2017|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. [...]

By | May 28th, 2015|Educational Articles|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | May 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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