Sleep Hygiene: Tips on Developing Better Sleep Habits

What is sleep hygiene and how can it affect your overall health and well-being? Sleep hygiene is comprised of different habits and practices that are important to achieve high-quality sleep at night and prevent daytime sleepiness. When the body is getting enough sleep, you are more productive at work, the quality of your life improves […]

How to Effectively (and Healthily!) Use Caffeine

Caffeine is a stimulant that boosts mental and physical performance. When taken in moderate amounts, caffeine improves mental alertness, endurance and enhances performance. This stimulant is found naturally in coffee, tea, and certain herbs. The ill effects of caffeine are well documented. Taken in excess, caffeine can disrupt sleep, cause high blood pressure, increase the […]

The Effects of Caffeine on Sleep

Caffeine is a stimulant that energizes the body, boosts mental alertness, and prevents drowsiness temporarily. Coffee, tea, energy drinks, and sports drinks are just a few of the many products that contain caffeine. These drinks are typically consumed to boost endurance or mental alertness while engaged in rigorous activities. The Effects of Caffeine on the […]

The Consequences of Sleep Deprivation

Sleep deprivation causes more than a slow, groggy morning. A good night’s sleep is just as important to the human body as eating or breathing. You need at least 7 hours of uninterrupted sleep at night otherwise; you will feel tired, groggy, grumpy, and sleepy all day long. While there’s nothing wrong with sleeping late […]

The 8 Different Types of Insomnia

Generally, insomnia is an episode of sleeplessness, which occurs when a person is stressed out, anxious or distressed. But did you know that there are 8 different kinds of insomnia and multiple sub-types? If you are having bouts of insomnia then it’s important to determine the root cause of your condition. In today’s post, we […]

Sleep Apnea VS Snoring

For most people, sleep apnea and snoring are virtually the same. While both conditions are regarded as sleeping disorders and the symptoms are somewhat similar, they couldn’t be more different from one another. The fact is, some people are loud snorers but they do not suffer from sleep apnea and vice versa. Sleep Apnea Explained […]

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Snoring: Signs and Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Snoring is a condition that causes a sleeping patient to produce guttural or hoarse sound while breathing. This condition occurs when the throat is partially blocked while asleep. As the throat muscles relax, the soft tissues tend to vibrate while breathing, causing snoring sounds. Snoring does not discriminate, men, women, children and even infants may […]

Sleep Apnea: Signs and Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder that occurs when breathing is interrupted while asleep. This condition is caused by blocked airways during sleep, which causes breathing to become very shallow or sometimes, come to a full stop for several seconds to a few minutes. People who suffer from this condition stop breathing several times […]

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Insomnia: Signs and Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Insomnia is a condition that makes a person unable to sleep or unable to stay asleep at night. This sleep disorder affects millions of people all over the world. Because there is a disturbance in a patient’s normal sleeping pattern, insomnia often leads to daytime sleepiness, lethargy, and a general feeling of unwell mentally and […]