ANCSLEEP BLOG

Do I Need CPAP Therapy for the Rest of My Life?

Posted by Tyler Britton on Sep 8, 2019 10:00:00 AM

What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)?

Obstructive sleep apnea is a medical condition and sleeping disorder where you repeatedly stop breathing throughout the night, anywhere from 5 times per hour up to 30+ times per hour. Each time you stop breathing you rouse yourself out of sleep to begin breathing again, though in the morning you will not remember rousing.

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Topics: CPAP

How Sleep Affects Physical Health

Posted by Tyler Britton on Sep 5, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Sleep – More Than Just Mental

We generally think of sleep and sleep deprivation as a mental thing: you get sluggish, crabby, and foggy. If sleep deprivation only affected us mentally, it might be easier to get away with. Unfortunately, chronic sleep deprivation can be a silent killer because it can take a large toll on your physical health and performance, as well as mental and emotional health. 

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How Sleep Deprivation Can Cause Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

Posted by Tyler Britton on Sep 4, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Sleep Can Cause…Yes, Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

Sleep deprivation can cause erectile dysfunction (ED). This often comes as a shock to most men and, in cases where men deal with ED, it can be a sign of hope because it can be easily fixed if sleep is causing the ED. Sleep deprivation can affect your sex life in several ways:

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Topics: Sexual Health

Sleep Disorders You May Have To Deal With As You Age

Posted by Tyler Britton on Sep 1, 2019 9:31:00 AM

Getting Older Often Means More Sleep Problems

As you get older, the likelihood that you will develop or report sleeping troubles will go up the older you get. This is because as you age, your sleep patterns will change, requiring you to acquire sleep differently than you did when you were, say 20 years old. Generally speaking, as you get older your sleep pattern changes in the following ways:

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Topics: Sleep and Age

How Does Sleep Impact Athletic Performance

Posted by Tyler Britton on Aug 29, 2019 8:54:00 AM

Factors for Athletic Performance: More Than Just Physical

The common conception about athletic performance is that it’s a result of physical performance. While this is partly true, maintaining high quality athletic performance is a combination of physical and cognitive performance/health. Sports toll a great deal of mental and physical energy through movement and a very high degree of focus/concentration.

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Why Sleep is So Important for Sex

Posted by Tyler Britton on Aug 27, 2019 9:18:44 AM

How Sleep Deprivation Affects Sex

Sleep deprivation can greatly affect a male’s sexual drive. Specifically, it can quickly resolve in Erectile Dysfunction (ED). The fact that sleep deprivation can cause ED is usually quite shocking, and may be good news for men who are suffering with ED but don’t know why.

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Topics: Sexual Health

Why Minor Obstructive Sleep Apnea Still Requires CPAP Therapy

Posted by Tyler Britton on Aug 25, 2019 10:00:00 AM

What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)?

Obstructive sleep apnea is a medical condition and sleeping disorder where you repeatedly stop breathing throughout the night, anywhere from 5 times per hour up to 30+ times per hour. Each time you stop breathing you rouse yourself out of sleep to begin breathing again, though in the morning you will not remember rousing.

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Topics: Sleep Apnea

Overview of Insomnia

Posted by Tyler Britton on Aug 20, 2019 10:24:26 AM

What are the Two Types of Insomnia?

Insomnia is not quite as straight forward as you might think. For one thing, there are two types of insomnia, and two modes of insomnia. The conclusion here is that, in layman terms, we might accept that there are four types of insomnia one might deal with.

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Topics: Insomnia

Ways Sleep Deprivation Causes Lower Quality of Life

Posted by Tyler Britton on Aug 19, 2019 3:21:13 PM

Sleep Is Integral to Living a Good Life

It hardly needs to be said that living with chronic sleep deprivation will make it hard to live a quality life. You’ve felt exhausted before – you may feel exhausted right now – and you know how hard it is to function well when you are feeling so tired: at best, you can “get by.” The goal of life should be more than simply getting by.

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Topics: sleep health

Creative Ways to Overcome Insomnia

Posted by Tyler Britton on Aug 18, 2019 8:18:00 AM

Insomnia is as frustrating as it is bad for your mental, physical, social, and spiritual health. Insomnia can be chronic or temporary. It can be caused in direct relation to another condition, such as an underlying illness or life factor, or it can develop with no presumable cause.

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Topics: Sleep Tips