Background in Sleep Disorders

Sleep disorders are a relatively silent epidemic affecting countless people of all ages around the world. Men, women, and children — no group is spared. Some examples of debilitating sleep disorders are insomnia, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), restless legs syndrome, narcolepsy, and persistent sleep deprivation. What’s worse is that some types of sleep disorders increase Read the full article

Sleep Disorders and Gaining Weight

A new study published in the International Journal of Obesity found that Middle-aged women who suffer from sleep disorders are more likely to have problems with their weight than their peers who get the recommended eight hours a night. Although there are studies that have established the link between weight gain and sleep, these findings Read the full article

Sleep Deprivation and How It Produces Affects On Our Skin

How Sleep Deprivation Affects Our Skin Sleep is a “natural, temporary loss of consciousness” (Robinson, 1941) necessary for our bodies to build up energy reserves and regenerate body cells and tissues. During sleep, the heart beats more slowly, breathing becomes slower, growth hormones peak, muscles relax and body temperature lowers. Newborn infants sleep almost continuously, Read the full article

So what is sleep apnea?

There are two primary types of sleep apnea – Obstructive sleep apnea and Central sleep apnea, you may come across another known form of the condition which is called mixed sleep apnea. This is basically a combination of both obstructive sleep apnea and central sleep apnea. Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Obstructive sleep apnea is by far Read the full article

Sleep Apnea Patients: Sleep Alone At Your Own Risk!

At the ”Sleep to Live Institute ” a new research study has recently concluded and it’s results give clear warnings to the sufferers of sleep apnea, “Sleep alone at your own risk!” Dr. Robert Oexman says sleeping without a partner or roommate results in becoming oblivious to the disorder. Thus, many sleep apnea patients live Read the full article

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