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Ways To Avoid Nightmares

Learn how you can avoid having sleep nightmares. Read here to learn more.

Sleep Apnoea Linked To Heart Disease

In a detailed study of over 4,300 middle aged men, obstructive sleep apnoea has been found to be a predictor of Ischaemic Heart Disease and stroke. According to the researchers there is a clear link between sleep apnoea and arterial hypertension. The study findings have been published for peer review in the British Medical Journal.

Supporting Your Sleep Position

What kind of position do you sleep in at night? Ones sleep position can be the cause of many health problems including neck pain, back pain, and premature wrinkles especially if it is not properly supported. If you are dealing with health issues caused by your sleep position but can’t seem to change the way you sleep, consider supporting your sleep position to prevent associated health problems. There are four main sleep positions: back, side, fetal and stomach. Each has their pros and cons that can be improved with the proper support.

Will Your Company Spare You For A Few ZZZ’s?

With all of the research that shows that taking a daytime nap can improve cognitive function, mood and heart health, some employers are just now realizing that allowing snooze-time in the workplace can benefit employees’ performance and productivity. Some companies that have become nap-friendly include Google, Zappos, Nike, and the Connecticut-based Yarde Metals. Across the country, “nap boutiques” are popping up – here in New York City for example, Yelo a day spa on 57th Street, offers clients “YeloCabs” to retreat into for 40 minutes for $24, and MetroNaps has EnergyPods on the 22nd floor of the Empire State Building for daytime siestas.

Memory Foam Mattresses Help Everyone Get A Sound Sleep

Sleep is an essential part of good health. Unfortunately, too many people don’t sleep well because of a mattress that causes them more pain when they sleep than relaxation. Memory foam mattresses are the answer to this problem.

Frequent Causes of Snoring

Snoring is caused when your airway because partially blocked in some way and the muscles and soft tissues in your mouth and throat rub together. As such, the sound that you hear when snoring actually comes from your throat and is the result of your uvula, tongue, soft palate and upper throat vibrating together. Read more…

What Couples Should Know About Sleep Disorders

Sleep disorders effect over 40 million in the US. Many couples have found that they can’t sleep together. Sleeping in different rooms is not always a sign of marital problems. Sometimes its a solution that helps a marriage.

Help Me Sleep!

People suffering from SDB conditions, particularly the more serious ones, often complain of feeling tired when they wake and also during the day. In many cases, the level of sleepiness is so great that they will regularly fall asleep in front of TV or when sitting around.

Difficulty Sleeping? EMF Exposure May Be the Cause

The possibility of a good night’s sleep is definitely worth a new approach. Difficulty sleeping is an alarming problem in today’s world. EMF exposure–electromagnetic fields coming from all our electrical and wireless gadgets–might be one of the leading causes. It makes sense when we look closely at the research and the lifestyle habits we take for granted. Many have found a simple remedy that doesn’t mean shunning progress.

Sleep Apnoea – How Severe Is It?

Sleep apnoea is the term used to describe a condition where the sufferer stops breathing while asleep. This may be a neurological condition, where the body simply does not trigger the breathing reflex. Far more commonly, the cessation of breathing is because of an obstruction to the airway. When this occurs, the condition is known as ‘obstructive sleep apnoea’. In this situation, the sufferer is trying to breathe while asleep but the soft tissue of the upper airway has collapsed into the airway and blocked it. The harder the person tries to breathe, the more they ‘suck’ the soft tissue into their airway, thus worsening the problem. Sleep apnoea is linked to a wide range of serious conditions and co-morbidities including fatigue, daytime sleepiness, waking tiredness, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, loss of libido and impotence, retarded metabolism and obesity, ischemic heart disease… and much more. The good new is, treatment is simple and effective.

It’s Only Snoring!

Snoring might be common, but it is NOT normal. Snoring is NOT something you should ignore. The simple fact of the matter is that snoring is a loud, clear signal that the airflow is impaired. There is no worse time for this to be happening than when the patient is asleep and consequently unaware of it. What Would You Do If You Saw Someone Snoring While Awake?

Learning About Sleep Apnoea

Sleep apnoea is a condition in which the muscles in your throat relax to such an extent that they narrow or even block the airways. The airways can become blocked for as long as ten seconds which forces the body to wake up during sleep in order to restore its normal breathing pattern. Once the breathing pattern has been restored to normal the patient will fall back to sleep only to be woken once more a few minutes later. This can then continue throughout the and in most cases the individual suffering from sleep apnoea is unaware of this.

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