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Could You Have Sleep Apnea? 3 Things to Consider

According to the National Sleep Foundation, sleep apnea affects more than eighteen million Americans. Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), which is a condition characterized by pauses in breathing while you sleep, usually occurs when the soft tissue in the rear of the throat collapses and the airway is blocked. Throughout the night, as an individual struggles [...]

How Sleep Disorders Affect Us and How To Lay Them to Rest

Sleep is absolutely essential to good physical and mental health, and most adults need 7-9 hours of sleep EVERY night. Sleep deprivation — caused by insufficient sleep or poor quality of sleep — impairs the body’s immune system, physical reflexes, emotional stability, and cognitive functions, such as memory, decision-making, the capacity to focus one’s attention, [...]