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How Long Will I Need CPAP Therapy?

Posted by Tyler Britton on Dec 10, 2020 8:00:00 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

The Link Between Sleep and Erectile Dysfunction

Posted by Tyler Britton on Dec 9, 2020 8:00:00 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

How Sleep Patterns Change as you Age

Posted by Tyler Britton on Dec 8, 2020 8:00:00 AM

What Changes to Sleep as We Age?

As an adult, you should be averaging between 7-9 hours of sleep every day, period.  These figures are extensively researched and you should be dubious when someone says that they can do fine with 5 hours of sleep.

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Topics: Sleep and Age

5 Symptoms Common to Depression Sleep Deprivation

Posted by Tyler Britton on Dec 7, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Depression and Sleep Deprivation Can Result in Similar Symptoms

It may seem like identifying sleep deprivation would be obvious, or that the only symptom of lack of sleep is being tired. This list is intended to help you take measured stock of some of the most common symptoms of sleep deprivation, to help you identify whether or not you may be operating at a suboptimal level due to chronic sleep deprivation.

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Topics: Depression

How to Deal with Stress: Sleep!

Posted by Tyler Britton on Oct 14, 2020 8:00:00 AM

With a year that has, so far, been full of changes, the stresses can compile and add up. When stress compounds it can cause disruptions in many areas of life, especially sleep. Managing sleep patterns well can relieve some of the burden of stress and help keep you going during questionable times.

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5 Easy Ways to See if You May Be Sleep Deprived

Posted by Tyler Britton on Oct 13, 2020 8:00:00 AM

It may seem like identifying sleep deprivation would be obvious, or that the only symptom of lack of sleep is being tired. This list is intended to help you take measured stock of some of the most common symptoms of sleep deprivation, to help you identify whether or not you may be operating at a suboptimal level due to chronic sleep deprivation.

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Ways to Avoid Sleeping While Driving

Posted by Tyler Britton on Oct 12, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Stay Safe out there!

Many people have felt that scary feeling of drifting slightly off to sleep while driving, only to perk up with a start. Or that scary feeling of hearing though warning on the side rumbling your tires. Especially for shift workers, sleeping at the wheel is one of the main causes of death.

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Topics: Shift work

Techniques for Avoiding Falling Asleep in Class

Posted by Tyler Britton on Oct 7, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Sleep and Energy Management

Have you ever find yourself 25 minutes into lecture, with your eyelids steadily getting heavier and heavier? It’s warm. It is likely a class that you are not particularly interested in, or one that you have to take as a prerequisite for your program. The teachers voice is just not enough to hear, yet quiet and of to act like white noise.

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Topics: Students

Ways to Sleep in Hot Weather (Without Air Conditioning)

Posted by Tyler Britton on Oct 6, 2020 8:00:00 AM

When things begin to heat up is very important to recognize the impact that hot weather can have on sleep, both quantity and quality. In the summer months especially if you do not have AC, you may find yourself tossing and turning, throwing off the sheets, waking multiple times at night, etc. This can be a source of frustration and fatigue.

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How to Sleep With a New Puppy

Posted by Tyler Britton on Oct 5, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Puppie Are Cute - But Bad for Sleep

Yes, new puppies are very, very cute. But If you have ever trained a new puppy on their house-manners, you know just how much it can interrupt your normal sleeping patterns. The pup may be barking, whining, scratching on the door, or just rough-housing loudly with their toys.

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Topics: New Puppy

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