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The Ways Alcohol Affects Sleep and the REM Stage
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The Ways Alcohol Affects Sleep and the REM Stage

You should know by now that a good night’s sleep is necessary for our well-being and overall health, but were you aware that consumption of alcohol and drugs can actually impact sleep in negative fashions? Indeed, they can, and in this post we’re going to look at the different ways substances can influence your sleep patterns, right up to and including the arrival at the REM (rapid eye movement)

How Counseling Can Help with Sleep Habits
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How Counseling Can Help with Sleep Habits

As many as a third of American male adults – according to research culled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – aren’t getting enough sleep on a regular basis…and that’s an alarming statistic when you break it down. There are a myriad of possible factors at play here with regard to why someone could be struggling to sleep peacefully, the more common reasons having to do with mental health issues or poor “sleep hygiene.”

Winter Sleep Insomnia
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How Winter Effects Sleep

Feeling sluggish in the middle of winter? You’re not alone. The subject of more slumber on colder, shorter days isn’t exactly a new one, but let’s face it: Most of us don’t want to get out of bed when the alarm rings in the morning and it’s still pitch dark and cold outside. Factors such as temperature and the amount of light we receive during the day in the winter season may plan an important role, and we’re going to look at that in this post, along with factors such as seasonal affective disorders SAD and winter hypersomnia.

Menopause Sleep Disorder
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How to Best Understand Menopause Sleep Issues

Contrary to popular belief, such sleep disturbances are common during the perimenopause, menopause and post-menopause stages, with statistics we’ve looked at suggesting some 28 to 63-percent of women experience sleep disruptions during this condition.

Insomnia Specialist Kansas City
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Tips for Sleeping Well at Home When Suffering from Insomnia

Simple lifestyle changes can make a world of difference to the quality of sleep you experience, and if you are suffering from insomnia, there are many steps you can take to change both behaviors and lifestyle to help you get to sleep.

In this post, we’re going to share some tips from our Kansas City Sleep Specialist, Dr. Abid Bhat, that will have you sleeping well at home in no time.

Trouble Sleeping, Call Dr. Abid Bhat at (913) 309-5963
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Insomnia: Separating the Facts from the Fiction

There are far too many common misconceptions and myths concerning sleep, and being experts in the field, we hear them quite frequently. Sometimes, they can be written off as “old wives’ tales,” but there are other times the inaccurate information can turn out to be serious and even dangerous. To this end, we have decided to create this article that will hopefully separate the facts from the fiction when it comes to common myths about sleep.

Boosting Immunity through Sleep
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Boosting Immunity Through a Good Night’s Sleep: Proper Rest in the Age of COVID 19

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.

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