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Causes and Symptoms of the Most Common Sleep Disorders

Posted by Tyler Britton on Apr 27, 2021 11:54:00 AM

Worried You Have a Sleep Disorder?

Some sleep disorders are actually fairly common. They all have one thing in common: they disrupt healthy sleep. Chronic sleep disruptions have the uncanny effect of making you the “less performing” version of you. Sometimes, chronic sleep disruption can even make you feel and behave like a completely different person.

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Topics: Sleep Disorders

Link Between Sleep Problems and ADHD

Posted by Tyler Britton on Apr 15, 2021 11:45:00 AM

Overlap Between ADHD Symptoms and Sleep Deprivation Symptoms

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) symptoms and symptoms of sleep deprivation have quite a bit of overlap. An interesting question to consider is: can sleep problems result in ADHD? The reason this question is interesting is because if the answer is yes, there may be treatments available for some people with ADHD that are non-pharmacological.

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Dealing With Shift Work and Sleep Problems

Posted by Tyler Britton on Apr 5, 2021 11:38:00 AM

Shift Work and Sleep

A shift worker is anyone whose work schedule does not follow the typical 9-5 business day. The most typical example of this are businesses that operate 24 hours per day. This is increasingly common as modern demands and competition push businesses production and customer service. Millions of Americans are working non-traditional hours (about one-fifth of the US population [1]) – are you?

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Topics: Sleep Disorders

The Top 7 Dangers of Sleep Deprivation

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Mar 18, 2021 11:22:00 AM

Most people don’t get enough sleep. We are a society that burns the candle at both ends, a nation where people stay up all night to study, work, or have fun. However, going without adequate sleep carries with it both short- and long-term consequences.

 

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Why You Should Keep a Sleep Diary

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Mar 17, 2021 11:21:00 AM

Do you wake up earlier than you’d like or have trouble falling asleep at night and staying asleep? Are you excessively tired throughout the day and/or having difficulty concentrating at work or school? Do you rely heavily on caffeine to keep you awake? Does the sleep you do get feel restorative, or does it feel inadequate? If you said “yes” to any of these questions, there is a chance that you suffer from a sleep disorder.

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GERD and Sleep Disorders

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Mar 16, 2021 11:20:00 AM

 

It’s not surprising that the week of Thanksgiving was chosen as GERD awareness week, especially with our tendency to indulge in a little too much of everything!  GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) is a common disease that affects millions of Americans.

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Can't Sleep? What You Need to Know About Insomnia

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Mar 15, 2021 11:20:00 AM

 

It may help to know that you're not alone in your quest for better sleep. Research studies demonstrate that approximately 25% of people suffer from some form of sleep disorder. Yet, sleep deprivation can impose detrimental effects on individuals and the people around them.

 

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What to Expect During an Overnight Sleep Study

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Mar 13, 2021 11:16:00 AM

 

Your sleep does not have to be a mystery. A sleep study is a reliable, scientific, and painless way to find out why you don't sleep as well as you would like.  It gives you valuable insight into the process of how you sleep. But it doesn't just give you understanding. It can also provide you with answers. With the results, a sleep specialist will be able to develop a plan of treatment to help you finally get the kind of sleep you want and need.

 

 

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IBD and Poor Sleep

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Mar 10, 2021 10:36:00 AM

 

 

Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) is a waxing and waning disease characterized by diarrhea, abdominal pain and weight loss. IBD, which include Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, affects as many as 1.6 million Americans, most of whom are diagnosed before age 30. Since there is no cure to these diseases, patients are relieved when they go into remission.

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Traveling with CPAP

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Mar 5, 2021 10:29:00 AM

 

The holiday season has arrived! Not only should you be excited, but there is so much to look forward to. Time with family and friends, shopping and traveling are all many things that we take part in during the holiday season. However, for patients with mild-to-moderate obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), going untreated while traveling can put them in line for serious health consequences, not to mention limiting the enjoyment of their trip. And, let’s face it, sleep apnea doesn’t take a holiday but here are a few quick tips to make traveling with sleep apnea a little less cumbersome.

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