If your child is acting out and behaving differently, sleep may be the culprit – specifically, the lack of it. One common but often hard to detect sleep problem is sleep apnea. This happens when the air passage is obstructed during sleep at intermittent intervals. This causes the child to gasp for air, struggle to

Eat Well For Better Sleep!

Thursday, 18 February 2016 by
Most people have had their share of sleeping difficulties throughout their lives. This is pretty normal, especially if going through a stressful time, or say, having a newborn baby. However, sleeplessness can become a problem if it goes on for a longer period of time. If a lack of sleep is starting to interfere with
Does your partner keep waking you up because of your loud snoring at night? Do you get tired quickly during the day and feel irritable? Do you have difficulty concentrating on work? If you answered yes to the above questions, there is a chance that you may have sleep apnea. Sleep apnea often goes undiagnosed,

Resmed: An Authority on Sleep

Thursday, 28 January 2016 by
According to the National Institutes of Health, there are 50 to 70 million Americans suffering from sleeping disorders, with many of them not even being aware of the problem. One of the most common sleeping disorders is sleep apnea, which is caused by the body’s inability to breathe during sleep. When a person has this

Holiday Stress, or SAD?

Thursday, 14 January 2016 by
Are you feeling low, having problems concentrating, or having sleep problems? While these may be signs of stress, they could also be SAD- Seasonal Affective Disorder. Let’s take a closer look at this often underdiagnosed disorder. What is SAD? SAD is Seasonal Affective Disorder, which happens when the days are short during wintertime. It’s a
Has a sleep apnea diagnosis made you rethink any overnight stays? Most CPAP machines are small enough to transport, and as there are different power options available, sleep apnea does not have to stop you from travelling. Of course, many patients may be intimidated by packing their machines. There are mini CPAP machines made specifically
Anyone who has experienced it will tell you that lack of sufficient sleep can be extremely debilitating. Sleep apnea is a disorder that causes the sufferer to stop breathing during sleep, temporarily starving the body of oxygen, and causing significant disruption to their sleep. Some common symptoms of sleep apnea include snoring, choking, making gasping
Sleep apnea is a chronic condition that affects millions of people. The obstructed breathing that is characteristic of this condition will disrupt the sleep of the individual several times throughout the night, and this results in a life of poor sleep and general exhaustion. One of the most concerning issues with sleep apnea is that
Halloween can be a scary time for many, but even for adults without a family history of diabetes it can seem like sugary tidbits are lurking around every corner, just waiting to tempt you into letting down your guard. We’re not trying to frighten you (that’s the weird spector ‘decoration’ at the drugstore’s job) but
Sleep apnea and dementia are both problems we’ve heard much about lately, but only recently the connection between the two of these frustrating afflictions has begun to be explored. If you suffer from sleep apnea, does that mean you are at a higher risk of developing dementia? If so, what can cause this, and how