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Sleep Apnea
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Sleep Apnea

his week’s article is about snoring!  That little thing most of us have experienced at least some in our lives. It can be a little cute baby snore or the super loud snore of our bed partner that wakes you up at night.  Read more about snoring here! 

Types of Sleep Disorders
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Types of Sleep Disorders

The most frequently found sleeping disorder in youngsters is insomnia, which is indicated by the problems in going to sleep. Regularly caused by hysteria and depression, this condition also makes it difficult for an individual to stay in the state of sleep for lengthy periods, so giving the individual low quality sleep. S

Restless Leg Syndrome
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Restless Leg Syndrome

Do You Have RLS?  One of the biggest factors with RLS is a feeling that you need to move your legs that you cannot help.  This is accompanied with uncomfortable feelings that include creeping, itching, pulling, creepy-crawly, tugging, or gnawing.  RLS may also include movement of your legs that can inturrupt your night’s sleep.  These movements...

Restless Leg Syndrome
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Restless Leg Syndrome

This week we’re going to be going over RLS.  RLS stands for restless leg syndrome.  This week’s article gives you an overview of RLS and more great info.   Read this week’s article here! 

Excessive Sleepiness
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Excessive Sleepiness

What is it?  Excessive sleepiness is feeling very tired or drowsy during the day. It is often confused with fatigue, but they are different struggles.  Excessive Sleepiness vs Fatigue  Fatigue is dealing with low energy. You can be physically, mentally, or emotionally fatigued.  This is usually a result of either a medical condition or overusing your...

Excessive Sleepiness
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Excessive Sleepiness

This week we’re going to look at excessive sleepiness.  We’re starting with this great informative article we found and then we’ll be talking more about what excessive sleepiness is, advice, tips, and more.  https://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/115/6/1774

CPAP and other treatments for Sleep Apnea
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CPAP and other treatments for Sleep Apnea

CPAP CPAP stands for Continuous Positive Airway Pressure.  CPAP devices are the usual treatment recommended for sleep apnea.  A CPAP is a small box that works by using a quiet fan, humidification chamber, and filter to create the optimal relief to nasal passages during sleep.   The device delivers relief through flexible hosing and a mask.  The mask...

Insomnia
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Insomnia

We’ve talked about insomnia over the past couple of days.  Many times people will go undiagnosed with a sleep disorder, feeling that they’re just a light sleeper, or that they just don’t need a lot of sleep to function.  The truth is that you do need sleep.  Your body cannot function correctly without enough sleep and...

Narcolepsy
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Narcolepsy

What is Narcolepsy? Narcolepsy is a neurological disorder, stemming from the brain’s inability to regulate periods of sleep and wakefulness (Michael Breus, Ph.D., ABSM).  Most of the time those who suffer from Narcolepsy will feel that they are rested and ready for the day but then will become extremely tired throughout the day and may fall...