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<strong>Here’s what you need to know about sleep apnea</strong>

Here’s what you need to know about sleep apnea

I recently read an article from the American Medical Association (AMA) from their What Doctors Wish Patients Knew™ series. Two sleep medicine physicians shared some great information that is important for patients to know about sleep apnea. It is a great go-to article for an overview of a health topic that is near and dear […]

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Think about quitting smoking for your resolution

Think about quitting smoking for your resolution

It is clear that if you quit smoking, it will significantly improve your overall health—especially your lungs. But did you also know that by quitting smoking you may also significantly improve your sleep?  There are an array of factors that influence how well you sleep each night, and smoking plays a major part in that. […]

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Your weight is linked with snoring and sleep apnea

Your weight is linked with snoring and sleep apnea

There are numerous influencers on the development of sleep apnea.  While we do not always understand each relationship, one thing is clear–weight loss can help improve symptoms of sleep apnea. It can significantly improve, and potentially eliminate, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) symptoms in obese people. Let’s take a closer look at the link between weight […]

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Lack of sleep can negatively impact your creativity

Lack of sleep can negatively impact your creativity

When you don’t get proper rest every night, it can hinder your creativity. And when you experience creativity struggles, it can impact your daily life, potentially interrupting your work and other activities planned for the day. Let’s take a look at how you can maximize your creativity by improving your sleep. Why sleep is key […]

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Exercise and less TV can lower your sleep apnea risk

Exercise and less TV can lower your sleep apnea risk

Sleep apnea occurs when the throat muscles temporarily relax during sleep, causing partial or complete blockage of the airway. As a result, you might be waking up hundreds of times a night without even realizing it. This interrupted sleep and inadequate nighttime oxygenation can result in daytime sleepiness, headaches, mood swings and high blood pressure. […]

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How to overcome tinnitus

How to overcome tinnitus

Picture this: No matter where you go or what you do, there is a sound that travels with you. It might be a ringing, a whoosh sound or buzzing. Whatever the sound is, it stays with you and you can’t escape it. Tinnitus is the perception of ringing when no external sound is being produced. […]