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Americans are losing sleep to alcohol

Americans are losing sleep to alcohol

With the holidays just around the corner, there will be food and there may be alcohol involved as well. Even if you are not celebrating with family, you might choose to have a nightcap before bed, which often helps you feel tired. However, it does not guarantee that you will get a good night’s rest.  […]

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Exploding head syndrome and obstructive sleep apnea

Exploding head syndrome and obstructive sleep apnea

When you hear, “exploding head syndrome,” what comes to mind? It might be a terrifying thought. The name evokes scary thoughts, which is not always good. However, it is important to understand this more before jumping to any conclusions. Exploding head syndrome sounds terrifying, but it is important to understand what this condition is so […]

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How puberty and sleep deprivation impacts women

How puberty and sleep deprivation impacts women

It’s clear that puberty is a natural part of growing up, but it isn’t the same for everyone. That is particularly true for women. Because women go through puberty at a far different rate than their male counterparts, it is important to understand the impact it can have on your sleep.  A recent study looked […]

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COVID-19 and obesity: What is the connection?

COVID-19 and obesity: What is the connection?

We know that anyone can get infected with SARS-CoV-2, which is the virus that causes COVID-19. This is a rapidly evolving situation and the more we learn about this new disease, the better we can continue to care for our patients. Additionally, it has become increasingly clear that some people are more vulnerable to severe […]

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How to manage sleep apnea during a pandemic

How to manage sleep apnea during a pandemic

We are experiencing a lot of uncertainty in the world as we try to understand the COVID-19 pandemic. From the stay-at-home orders to wearing masks, it is sometimes confusing and stressful to really figure out what you can and cannot do. As we remain on high alert due to COVID-19, it is important to pay […]

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5 ways to remain active during the COVID-19 pandemic

5 ways to remain active during the COVID-19 pandemic

Throughout the different stay-at-home orders during the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been difficult for some people to find time to be physically active. Between working from home, caring for kids and finding spots around town that are open, how can you remain active–and safe–during the pandemic? We’ve compiled a few ways that can help you […]