Sleep Blog

Feeling sad is a normal part of the human experience especially in difficult times. Feeling persistently sad, anxious, hopeless, and disinterested in things you once enjoyed, however, are all signs of depression. Depression is not something to ignore and it’s not something you can just...

PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), a mental condition characterized by an inability to recover after experiencing a traumatic event, can last for months or years. Sufferers of PTSD encounter triggers that bring back memories of trauma and intense emotional and physical reactions to those memories....

Sleep deprivation and sleep disorders make it difficult for our bodies to maintain the functional balance known as homeostasis. When we lose sleep, our various biological systems are affected in adverse ways. As a result, the health of many of our organs including our kidneys...

  You eat well and exercise to take care of your heart, but don’t forget about sleep. Sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly starts and stops throughout the night. While not breathing in and of itself is dangerous, sleep apnea...

Have you ever found yourself drifting into a deep sleep at bedtime only to literally be jerked awake by your own body? If you know exactly what we mean by this, chances are you are among the estimated 60 to 70 percent of Americans who...

The U.S Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported that 30% of American adults are sleeping six or fewer hours a day. When sleep deprivation leads to daytime drowsiness, many people will medicate it with caffeine when what they really need is a power nap....

Sleep is necessary for every function in the body. So it’s no wonder that sleep deprivation is linked to many medical problems. Lack of sleep leads to deficits in cognitive functioning and makes it difficult for our bodies to repair itself. When we’re not getting...

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