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Tips for Sleeping Well at Home When Suffering from Insomnia
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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.

Insomnia: Separating the Facts from the Fiction
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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 a Good Night’s Sleep: Proper Rest in the Age of COVID 19
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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.

Celebrities with Sleep Disorders
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Celebrities with Sleep Disorders

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.

The Connection Between Sleep Disorders and Depression
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The Connection Between Sleep Disorders and Depression

One of the more common and pronounced symptoms of people suffering from depression is erratic sleeping patterns. In its simplest terms, people manifesting this symptom either sleep too little or sleep too much. Irregular sleeping patterns can directly affect our mood and disposition, exacerbating any signs of depression.

Chronic vs Acute Insomnia: Definition, Symptoms, and Causes
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Chronic vs Acute Insomnia: Definition, Symptoms, and Causes

Insomnia is difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, or trouble getting restful, uninterrupted sleep. It’s the most common sleep disorder in the United States, with short-term insomnia affecting nearly 1 in 3 adults and long-term, chronic insomnia affecting 1 in 10 adults. According to the Centers for Disease Control, up to 70 million Americans experience...