Risks of Sleep Aids for Older Adults

Posted by Darian Dozier on Sep 7, 2022 6:54:00 AM

It is no secret that older individuals may struggle more with insomnia than any other group. This is due to a variety of physiological changes that make it harder to get a good night's sleep. 

For most insomniacs, the best solution is a pharmaceutical intervention. However, for older adults, sleeping pills may not be the best first-line solution. This is due to the fact that sleeping pills have more adverse reactions and increased risks for older adults, than they do for other populations. Continue reading for more information on how sleep aids affect older adults. 

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The Uses and Warnings of Various Sleep Aids

Posted by Darian Dozier on Nov 20, 2021 8:00:00 AM

The Uses and Warnings of Various Sleep Aids

Let's face it, sometimes it's very hard to go to sleep and a nice little pill makes it that much easier. However, do you know what effects that medication has on you? Do you know the effects of mixing these various sleep aids? If not, you could potentially put yourself in harm's way of an accidental overdose, adverse reaction, or more. Read more to find out about various sleep aids and important information to know about each. 

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The Connection: COPD & OSA

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Mar 3, 2021 10:23:00 AM


Have you ever heard of Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October)? What about participation in the Ice Bucket Challenge or No-Shave November?

Chances are you’re familiar with at least one of these well-known health awareness observances. But did you know the calendar is full of special months, weeks, and days that raise awareness for a variety of important health issues and conditions? They’re dates where people with certain health conditions, their loved ones, advocacy organizations, and support groups rally around a common cause: health.

November is full of awareness for many serious medical condtions.  Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is among one of them.

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