Insomnia: Causes, Prevention, And Treatment

Insomnia

Sleep disorders are one of the most common illnesses affecting more than 70 million Americans yearly. Insomnia stands first in sleep disorders, affecting about 33% to 50% of adults. Chronic insomnia, generally associated with impairment and distress, affects about 10% to 15% of American adults.This article delves into what insomnia is, insomnia causes and prevention, […]

New Treatment For Sleep Apnea

New treatment of Sleep apnea

Research shows that more than one-third of Americans do not get the prescribed amounts of sleep, which is an obvious sign of sleep apnea. Sleep deprivation can cause various serious health complications, including depression, heart disease, diabetes, and obesity. One of the primary reasons for bad sleeping is sleep apnea, which causes a disturbance in […]

What do insomnia and sleep apnea have in common?

Insonia

Insomnia and sleep apnea are two of the most common sleep-related disorders people face around the world. Symptoms and signs of sleep apnea often merge with those of insomnia, making it hard for people to understand the illness. On top of this, these conditions may coexist as well. These factors make it difficult to adequately […]

The Differences Between Sleep Apnea And Insomnia

Sleep apnea and insomnia

Sleep apnea and insomnia are both common sleep disorders. Both of them affect a person’s ability to fall asleep and stay asleep. Although their signs and symptoms are similar, their treatment options differ. Sleep apnea occurs when a person’s airways are either partially or completely obstructed during sleep. Insomnia is the name of the phenomenon […]

Sleep Apnea Treatment Options

Sleep Apnea Treatment Options

What is Sleep Apnea? To understand the treatment options for sleep apnea, let’s first discuss what sleep apnea is. Sleep apnea is a potentially dangerous illness. It is categorized as sleep-disordered breathing, which is an umbrella term for conditions that cause people to breathe abnormally or make them experience lapses in breathing during sleep.There are […]

Warning Signs Of Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea signs

If you snore loudly or nod off during the day, you might have sleep apnea. Sleep apnea affects millions of people and is characterized by pauses in breathing while asleep—like during snoring or sleeping on your back—and can cause headaches and other symptoms when left untreated. If you think you have this issue, here are […]

What Happens When You Stop Breathing?

Stop Breathing

Dyspnea is an unpleasant sensation that can vary from mild to severe and typically varies with activity level. People with dyspnea often describe it as a feeling of not being able to get enough air, difficulty in breathing, shortness of breath, or chest tightness. This article will explain what happens when you stop breathing and […]

The Actual Power Nap

Power of Nap

According to Goodpath sleep expert and Harvard Medical School professor, Dr. Gregg Jacobs, the brain is designed for naps due to a biological readiness to fall asleep in the afternoon that coincides with reduced alertness and performance (circadian dip in alertness).  This is because human sleep is intended to be bi-phasic (two periods of sleep): […]