A more common sleep disorder than most people are even aware, sleep apnea occurs when an individual’s breathing repeatedly stops and starts during the sleep process. The classic symptoms of this ailment include daytime fatigue, obnoxious snoring and overall restless sleep, with the most typical causes stemming from a blocked airway or a signaling problem in the brain.
In this article, we’re going to take a look at the importance of getting a good night’s rest to boost immunity, specifically in an attempt to avoid contracting this widespread virus. Now, you may be asking yourself, “What does sleep have to do with boosting the immune system against this pandemic?” – and on the surface, it’s a good question.
A majority of patients are now interested in doing telehealth visits. Sweet Sleep Studio, LLC offers TELEMEDICINE to our patients.
The trick is getting you engaged and informed about how to do telehealth visits. How do we address patient telemedicine questions and anticipate any potential hesitations?
Insomnia is a consistent problem with falling asleep and staying asleep. It is the most common sleep disorder in as many as 70 million Americans at some point in their lives. It has been reported that 10 – 15% of the population suffers from chronic insomnia and that women are 3 times more likely to suffer bouts of insomnia than men.
If you’re a hard-working student, you know how tricky it is to prioritize sleep over all the other things on your to-do list. School can consume every part of the day, and it’s difficult to get even the minimum recommended hours of sleep you need to function.
At the Sweet Sleep Studio, we get asked many questions regarding sleep disorders, sleep studies, and the difference between getting sleep help from a primary care doctor versus a board certified sleep specialist. The most basic answer is, one doctor is specialist in sleep medicine and one is not.
Menopause is a time of major hormonal, physical and psychological change for women although menopausal symptoms vary from woman to woman. During the perimenopause or transition phase, a woman's ovaries gradually (over several years) decrease production of estrogen and progesterone. If a woman has her ovaries surgically removed, periods end abruptly and menopausal symptoms become more severe.
A new school year kicks off in less than two weeks! Where did this hot Kansas summer go? We all know what this means…our kids’ lazy, relaxed days of summer are about to be replaced with packed schedules full of class time, homework, and after school activities.
More than likely your children have been staying up late and sleeping in through much of their summer-break, and getting them back into a healthy sleep routine may be challenging to say the least.
More and more research is associating quality of a person’s sleep with the development of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, including a recent study from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
A series of studies revealed a link between disrupted sleep and brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s.
When we think about the typical sleep apnea patient, we often picture a heavyset man over forty years old with a thick neck and an earth-rattling snore. And while this image often does fit the profile of a sleep apnea patient, it by no means represents a complete picture of the demographic of sleep apnea sufferers.