My Life as a Monk (Part 2) | Ask Andy




How to Tell If You Have Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder that includes abnormal pauses in breathing or periods of abnormally low breathing during sleep. Often undetected by the person suffering from the condition, sleep apnea occurs in three variations; obstructive sleep apnea, central sleep apnea and a combination of the two. OSA, obstructive sleep apnea, is the most common form and if not treated properly can lead to more dangerous medical conditions including cardiovascular disease, stroke, high blood pressure, arrhythmia and diabetes. Because sleep apnea causes daytime fatigue in the patient there is also the risk for accidents while driving or at work. Recognizing the symptoms of sleep apnea is essential to effectively treating this sleep disorder.

Snoring at Night Can Be a Problem for You and Your Spouse

If you are a snorer then you know that this problem can keep you and your spouse laying awake at night. Snoring can be a big issue for you and your partner. If you are having an issue with snoring then consult your doctor. They will probably order a sleep study in wish they will have you come in for the night and study your sleep habits. This can be a great way for them to see what is causing the snoring so that they can recommend a treatment.

Who’s Suffering More From Lack of Sleep – Men or Women?

This week, I was interviewed by WCBS-TV New York for a news segment called, “Sleep: the Battle of the Sexes.” The topic was one I am very familiar with: People suffering from lack of sleep, and how it can affect daytime mood, mental acuity, job performance and relationship intimacy.

Using Anti-Snoring Devices

Snoring is rather common in adults and luckily mild to moderate snoring problems are fairly easy to treat. Unless you have a more serious sleep disorder condition such as sleep apnea, you may be able to cure your snoring problem with simple anti-snoring devices including snoring mouthpieces and nasal breathing aids. Cheap, convenient and easy to use, anti-snoring mouthpieces and mouth guards have proven very successful in curbing snoring problems in many people and may be just the thing you need to put an end to harsh and loud snoring.

Pillow Talk: How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep Every Night

Below are some tips on having a good night’s sleep. They can be as simple as having a good bed rest pillow or strictly following a sleep schedule.

Avoiding Neck Pain During Sleep by Choosing the Right Pillows

People constantly want to feel very relaxed and at ease when sleeping. Unfortunately, using the wrong kind of pillow will not get that person the sleep he needs.

How to Interpret Dreams

The process of assigning a meaning to your dreams is known as dream interpretation. This is a study that has gone on for many centuries in many diverse cultures. The first known research done regarding dreams, and their meanings was by a neurologist named Sigmund Freud.

Get Enough Rest or You Could Die Early

Because we live in a fast paced society, People seem to believe that “I can sleep when I’m dead”. Unfortunately putting off sleep until later may be the trigger that brings you to an earlier death! The National Sleep Foundation says that sleep is a vital component to your health and well being.

Sleep Hygiene Handout

Sleep difficulty is a major problem for many these days. Though the reasons for insomnia could be attributed to a person’s anxieties, worries, medical conditions, lifestyle, etc., it is found that insomnia could be harnessed by making some simple adjustments (fine tuning) and agreeing to compromise with their lifestyle. Here’s a list of 10 tips to follow.

5 Sleep Myths Busted

There are so many myths about sleep and so many people who believe that the rules apply to everyone but them. The truth of the matter is that our bodies need so much sleep and they are designed to work with our environment. This includes the fact that it is light out during the day and dark at night. So here are five myths about sleep that everyone thinks do not apply to them and why you should not ignore them.

Home Snoring Remedies – Cheap and Effective!

Anti snoring remedies are available in a wide range in the market these days. Nonetheless, you could try almost all of them without any significant results because they simply do not target the core reason of your snoring. Before starting to try those solutions frantically, you must first go try the simplest ones that does not cost you a lot. First, your sleep position has an influence on the quality of sleep you get.

Anti-Snoring Devices: Remedies For The Midnight Snoring Anxiety

Do you know why you snore and how to stop it? Every snoring solution does not work for everyone, so it important to know your options.

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