• CPAP Machine

    Best CPAP Alternatives

    If you have sleep apnea, here’s what to know about dental devices, tongue trainers, mouth tape, and more. Consumer Reports | By Kevin Loria When you have obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA addressing it is key. Left untreated, OSA is linked to daytime sleepiness and an increased risk of anxiety, diabetes, hypertension, and stroke. With OSA, […]

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    Sleep deprivation: A cause of high blood pressure?

    Is it true that sleep deprivation can cause high blood pressure? Answer From Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, M.D. Possibly. Sleep experts recommend that adults get 7 to 8 hours of sleep each night. Getting less than six hours of sleep is known to be bad for overall health. Stress, jet lag, shift work and other sleep disturbances […]

  • Man Playing on Phone Late at Night

    Study Reinforces Link Between Mobile Phone Addiction and Insomnia

    Original Article March 30, 2024 | Kyle Munz A cross-sectional study utilizing self-reports from Chinese college students correlated mobile phone use with insomnia, bolstering previous research that made similar conclusions. A study recently published in Frontiers Public Health reinforced the known correlation between mobile phone addiction and insomnia, while additionally suggesting that increasing one’s physical activity could mitigate […]

  • Restless Sleep

    Sleep deprivation: A cause of high blood pressure?

    Is it true that sleep deprivation can cause high blood pressure? Answer From Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, M.D. Possibly. Sleep experts recommend that adults get 7 to 8 hours of sleep each night. Getting less than six hours of sleep is known to be bad for overall health. Stress, jet lag, shift work and other sleep disturbances […]

  • Drinking an Energy Drink

    Energy Drinks Linked to Poor Sleep Quality, Insomnia Among College Students

    Original Article | Chelsie Derman Male college students were found to consume more energy drinks than female college students, and they had a greater risk for a short sleep duration due to energy drink consumption. College students may consume energy drinks to stay alert, but the beverage may make people sleepier—a new study found energy […]

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    Sleep apnea associated with 50% higher risk of memory problems.

    Original Article | Medical News Today Getting a good night’s sleep is important for many reasons, from having the energy to go about one’s daily tasks to optimal brain performance. Sleep apnea can interfere with this, and according to the National Council on Aging, it may impact around 39 million adults in the United States. While experts […]