Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder which is characterized by hypopnea. This is a decrease in breathing during sleep or apnea which is a pause in breathing during one’s sleep. This is a very serious condition and it can lead to a lot of different health complications including death.
Some patients with sleep apnea may have mental health disorders like depression, bipolar disorder, and anxiety or panic disorders. During sleep apnea, the brain receives a “panic” signal which jerks the body awake and helps you resume breathing. This leads...
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Remedies for Shift Work Sleep Disorder
Shift work sleep disorder (SWSD) is a circadian rhythm sleep disorder. It is common in those who work non-traditional hours like early morning shifts, night shifts, graveyard shifts or rotating shifts. The symptoms of this...
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5 Signs Your Child Might Have A Sleep Disorder
According to research, when children don’t get enough sleep, it may cause problems in their academic, and social life. Children between the ages of 7-10 require, on average, approximately 9 hours of sleep. Lack of...
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Water Before Bed… A Snoring Treatment?
Drinking water is essential to living and is a healthy habit but is drinking water before bed healthy?
Here are a few helpful and not so helpful effects of drinking water before bedtime. Who...
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ADHD and Sleep Disorder
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a disorder which is characterized by hyperactivity, inattentiveness, and/or impulsivity. It is a condition which begins in childhood and might persist into adulthood. People with ADHD have trouble focusing and sitting...
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Effects of Listening To Music While Sleeping
If you find it hard to fall asleep, you’ve probably tried it all – from counting sheep to listening to music. But what are the effects of listening to music while sleeping? Let’s find out.
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TMJ Symptoms and Treatment
Have you ever experienced jaw pain while chewing? Or maybe sometimes you hear a clicking or popping sound from your jaw. You may be experiencing TMD jaw pain or TMJ symptoms. Since the TMJ enables...