Seven Signs You Might Have Sleep Apnea

Seven Signs You Might Have Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is one of the most common sleep disorders afflicting approximately 20 million adults in the U.S. with an estimated 80% of cases going undiagnosed. Many people may be unaware that a sleep disorder is the underlying cause of their health problems, and others may be aware of their sleep disorder but uninformed of the severe consequences of untreated sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is characterized by frequent breaks or pauses in breathing during sleep. There are 3 forms of sleep apnea: Central sleep apnea (CSA) in which the pauses are due to the brain failing to signal the respiratory...

Better Sleep! Why This is a Resolution Worth Keeping

Better Sleep! Why This is a Resolution Worth Keeping

The new year has begun and that means it’s time to pull out your resolutions. Do you have any new resolutions on your list or are you making the same resolutions that you seem to keep failing at year after year. The most common resolutions are healthy eating, exercising more, and stopping smoking. Most people find that their resolutions fall by the wayside within a few weeks to months. Have you ever wondered why so many people fail at accomplishing worthwhile goals? The answer is simple: sleep. When you are sleep deprived or have poor sleep you are less likely...

Circadian Rhythm Disorder: Types, Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Circadian Rhythm Disorder: Types, Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

More and more recent evidence shows the pervasive influence the circadian timing of our biological processes naturally occurring over a 24-hour cycle has in almost all of our physiologic functions. Consequently, along with prominent wake and sleep disruptions, circadian rhythm sleep disorders are linked with mood disturbances, cognitive impairment and increased risk of cardiometabolic disorders. Here at Sweet Sleep Studio, LLC, we strive to educate our readers and patients on sleep education through our sleep education blog and videos, since nearly 70 million Americans experience sleep issues. Below we go over the circadian rhythm sleep disorder. We’ll explain what a circadian...

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