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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 to cope with stress during the COVID-19 pandemic

How to cope with stress during the COVID-19 pandemic

The added stress of the COVID-19 pandemic can have severe consequences on your teeth and overall well-being. From jaw pain due to bruxism (teeth grinding) to sleepless nights, it is important that you find ways to relieve your stress during these trying times.  Throughout the pandemic so far, fear and anxiety about a new disease […]

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COVID-19 anxiety: Steps to take to remain positive

COVID-19 anxiety: Steps to take to remain positive

We are almost eight months into the COVID-19 pandemic with no true sign of it letting up. This can lead to fears about COVID-19, which can take an emotional toll on everyone, especially if you already suffer from anxiety. But it is important to note that you are not powerless. In fact, you can overcome […]

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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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Be mindful of the time of day you search social media

Be mindful of the time of day you search social media

There’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, SnapChat, TikTok and the list goes on. We are online just about every part of our day. Whether we are working, checking email or mindlessly scrolling through social media, it is hard to disconnect. While being on social media is a normal activity, it is important to be mindful of […]