Daytime Sleepiness

Could Sleep Apnea Be Why You’re Not Losing Winter Weight?

Many of us are accustomed to putting on a few pounds of winter weight. Fewer opportunities to exercise, combined with all the food-heavy holidays, plus a little bit of comfort eating to counter some seasonal moodiness has a tendency to leave us all a little heavier by the time spring rolls around (despite the attempt [...]

Drowsy Driving as Dangerous as Drunk Driving

We know that driving drowsy is dangerous, but exactly how dangerous is hard to appreciate until you look at the raw numbers. A new study puts the danger of drowsy driving into stark relief, and it’s not good. Driving drowsy isn’t just as dangerous as driving drunk, it can be as dangerous as having a [...]

Success Story Shows How Sleep Apnea Treatment Can Turn Your Life Around

We love hearing from our patients about the impact that sleep apnea treatment has had on their lives. We talk a lot about the long-term consequences of sleep apnea, but often the most important benefits of sleep apnea treatment are just in the day-to-day routine. When you get your sleep apnea [...]

Even If You Don’t Feel Tired, Sleep Apnea Increases Car Crash Risk

We know that most people who have sleep apnea haven’t been diagnosed by a doctor. However, we have partly counted on people being able to identify sleep apnea symptoms to help them seek diagnosis and treatment. But now a new study suggests that many people with sleep apnea may not experience the [...]

Maybe You Don’t Have the Sleep Piece of the Wellness Puzzle in Place

If you’re concerned with your overall wellness, hopefully you realize that it’s not a simple solution. Hopefully you realize that it requires attention to the multiple dimensions of physical and spiritual health. You realize that you need to balance exercise with diet, rest with exertion, and work with play. You understand that sleep is an [...]

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