Sleep Care

Can an Enlarged Thyroid Cause Sleep Apnea?

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Feb, 2024

Can an Enlarged Thyroid Cause Sleep Apnea?

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The thyroid gland plays an important role in proper body function. The hormones it releases help to regulate metabolism, body temperature, heartbeat, and more.1 It is not uncommon for the thyroid gland or surrounding area to ...

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What Is Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome?

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Feb, 2024

What Is Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome?

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Sleep is an important part of our overall health. Most people may not realize that sleep loss impacts their health and that sleep disorders are a major health problem. Issues ranging from insomnia to sleep ...

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Do Weighted Blankets Improve Sleep Quality?

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Jan, 2024

Do Weighted Blankets Improve Sleep Quality?

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What are Weighted Blankets? Weighted blankets are heavy blankets that could weigh between 5-30 pounds, designed to aid sleep. The extra weight provides comfort, calmness, and a therapeutic experience while a person is sleeping. Weighted blankets ...

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Can Food Allergies Cause Sleep Apnea?

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Dec, 2023

Can Food Allergies Cause Sleep Apnea?

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An undiagnosed sensitivity to certain foods you enjoy during daytime meals may aggravate your sleep apnea at night. An estimated 25 million Americans experience sleep apnea. Approximately 32 million Americans also suffer from food allergies.2 ...

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Is Sleep Apnea Worse In The Winter?

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Dec, 2023

Is Sleep Apnea Worse In The Winter?

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For many sleep apnea patients, they may notice an increase in symptoms during the winter months. This does not necessarily mean that you are failing to stay CPAP compliant. There are many seasonal reasons why ...

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How Does Blue Light Affect Sleep?

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Nov, 2023

How Does Blue Light Affect Sleep?

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According to research, 9 out of 10 Americans admit to reaching for an electronic device at least several nights each week shortly before bedtime.1 While some may feel that their smartphone or laptop helps them fall ...

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Sleep Statistics 2023 – Facts About Sleep

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Nov, 2023

Sleep Statistics 2023 – Facts About Sleep

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Sleep research is constantly being updated. Know more about healthy sleep and how to combat sleep disorders with the latest sleep statistics for 2023. Understanding Sleep Cycles The different stages of sleep are important to ...

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