Truck Drivers to Be Tested for OSA?

Monday, 16 January 2017 by
drowsy driving down a highway at dusk
Being tired while driving is dangerous, not only for you but for those around you. The situation is even more serious when driving a large vehicle. A growing concern among commercial drivers is the presence of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) which is a sleep disorder that disrupts your night time rhythm due to a breathing
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Let’s face it, the lead up to Christmas and New Years was likely filled with desserts, large dinners and an abundance of wine. It’s the same every year, isn’t it? So, the reality is you’ve probably begun 2017 feeling less than healthy, but how can you get yourself back into shape, especially with Mardi Gras

Do Women Need More Sleep Than Men?

Friday, 30 December 2016 by
a man and a woman struggle to sleep in bed
It seems that the Internet has been ablaze with recent studies saying that women require more sleep than men. The problem with this, though—and there are those in our office who want to find these reports to be true more than anyone!—is that these statements aren’t exactly factual. In fact, they are more like an

Strategies for A Healthy Holiday

Friday, 16 December 2016 by
The South is not known for its health food, and the holidays are no exception. For those trying to watch their intake, this could be considered a particularly trying time of year. No one is suggesting you refuse Aunt Shirley’s famous mirliton casserole outright, but where do you draw the line? Here are a few

Is A Sleep Lab Right for You?

Tuesday, 15 November 2016 by
If you’re having trouble getting quality sleep, it may be because of any number of reasons. Common sleep issues include insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, or restless leg syndrome.  You may even be able to fall asleep, but then have trouble staying asleep. When any of these is the case, it’s time to
choose the right path to treatment
Are you one of the many people who struggle to stay asleep at night and use a device to help you get a good night’s rest? If so, you may use a CPAP or an APAP and wonder what the difference is between the two. Not to worry, this article will share an overview of
scary food options on a plate
Does it seem like no matter how early you get to sleep, which kind of mattress you have, or what patterns you follow, you still can’t get quality sleep? Your trouble may be coming from someplace many people don’t think about, your diet. Yes, foods can actually stop you from sleeping soundly. Find out how

Can You Really End Snoring for $80?

Friday, 30 September 2016 by
man researching medical devices on computer
If you’re a snorer, you are probably desperate for a solution that will end the problem. After all, you will sleep better if you stop snoring, and so will your partner. While there are plenty of inexpensive devices that promise to help, you may be wondering if they actually work. Some obvious issues that you

The Link Between Diabetes & Sleep Apnea

Friday, 16 September 2016 by
a chain is securely linked together by a lock
Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that affects over 20 million adults in America. Unfortunately, it is a common occurrence and disrupts a good night’s sleep for many people. What may not be well known about it is that it shares a link to another common health problem, diabetes. Despite how different they may seem
When using a CPAP system, it is important to know how often you should change or replace your CPAP supplies. It’s not just the mask or CPAP machine itself that needs to be replaced – many elements of your device can be worn down over time, making them less effective. The following information will give