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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. […]

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Here is who is at risk for sleep apnea

Here is who is at risk for sleep apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when the breathing pathways through the mouth, nose or throat are collapsed or blocked. Your airways are susceptible to blockages or collapse as the muscle lining relaxes while you are sleeping. Knowing that definition, are you at risk for sleep apnea? Do you think you or a loved one might have […]

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How to improve your sleep and beat coronasomnia

How to improve your sleep and beat coronasomnia

With the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of people have been exhibiting disrupted sleep. This has been dubbed, “coronasomnia” because of the impact of the pandemic. While sleeping poorly might have been the norm for some before the pandemic, the stress, anxiety and disruptions of normal routines made our sleep worse. As we continue to navigate […]

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Men should pay attention to sleep apnea symptoms

Men should pay attention to sleep apnea symptoms

Celebrated across the country, Men’s Health Month provides screenings, health fairs, media appearances, and other health educational activities. This is done every year to help raise awareness for men and their health conditions. With that being said, men have an increased risk of developing sleep apnea, which means it is important to seek treatment immediately–even […]

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What are the consequences of untreated sleep apnea?

What are the consequences of untreated sleep apnea?

With a heart healthy diet and regular exercise you can improve your cardiovascular health. But there is something else that can help: the quality of your sleep. That’s right–getting quality sleep is critical to your heart health and overall well-being. That means, if you ignore your sleep apnea or snoring, it can lead to worsening […]

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6 ways to improve your sleep each night

6 ways to improve your sleep each night

With the ongoing pandemic, many people have had a hard time getting sleep. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention note that one-third of U.S. adults report that they usually get less than the recommended amount of sleep each night. That means adults are getting less than seven hours of sleep per night.  […]

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Understanding heart health and sleep apnea

Understanding heart health and sleep apnea

We’ve discussed heart health and sleep apnea before, but it bears repeating, especially during the pandemic. This is because heart problems can lead to worse COVID-19 health outcomes.  Snoring can keep you and your partner awake at night. It can also ruin your sleep cycle and your daily rhythm. In fact, it can also harm […]