Sleep Improvement

What are the Four Stages of Sleep?

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Jun, 2024

What are the Four Stages of Sleep?

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A person will go through four stages of sleep as they are sleeping at night. Each sleep stage has a specific function and responsibility to restore and maintain your brain's overall cognitive performance. The first ...

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How Does Sleepytime Tea Work?

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May, 2024

How Does Sleepytime Tea Work?

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Sleepytime tea is unique among teas as it contains calming ingredients such as chamomile. These ingredients can calm the nervous system and modify the neurotransmitters involved in sleep. The flowering herb has been used for ...

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Exercises to Reduce Sleep Apnea

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Apr, 2024

Exercises to Reduce Sleep Apnea

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Although using a CPAP machine is the most effective way to treat sleep apnea, one recent study found that oral exercises significantly reduce the severity of sleep apnea, leading to improved sleep quality and reductions ...

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Do Sleep Apnea Pillows Really Work?

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Apr, 2024

Do Sleep Apnea Pillows Really Work?

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While sleep apnea requires treatment, most often CPAP therapy, a quality pillow may help alleviate or improve symptoms. There are several options to choose from, but the best sleep apnea pillow can help you achieve ...

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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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