Daytime Sleepiness

New Study Looks at the Secrets of Human’s Efficient Sleep

Have you ever tried to count just how much time your cat spends sleeping each day? It’s about 12 to 16 hours. Dogs might not seem as lazy, but most dog breeds sleep about 14 hours a day, and some sleep up to 18 hours a day. Compare that to the seven or eight hours […]

Daylight Savings Time Gets Unfair Rap

This weekend we followed the twice annual ritual of adjusting our clocks to account for the changes in daylight hours for those of us in northern climes like Omaha. Even though this is the more favorable of the two changes–”falling back” gives us an extra hour, very appreciated by parents and children this Halloween–there was […]

CPAP Adherence Lower in Vets with PTSD

A new study published in the journal Chest shows that vets with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) experience lower quality of life than people with sleep apnea but no PTSD. Unfortunately, the study also shows that PTSD sufferers had a much lower adherence to their CPAP […]

Is Your Lack of Focus Related to Snoring?

Father not focused on his sonModern life requires a lot of focus. In your job, you’re expected to perform a singular task, or a small group of tasks, for a period of eight hours with only a limited number of breaks. In your commute, you’re expected to focus exclusively […]

Are Oral Appliances Effective?

A new study was published last week looking at the effectiveness of oral appliances in treating mild to moderate sleep apnea. The study actually showed that oral appliances were good at treating sleep apnea, but that's not the story that many media outlets are promoting.

So let's take a moment to look […]

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