Give the Gift of Sleep this Holiday Season

The American Sleep Apnea Association strives to improve the lives of anyone suffering from sleep health issues. We oftentimes consider a sleep issue as simply a part of life but it certainly should not be that way, especially when ignoring these problems can have...

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Acid reflux and sleep disorders: Both can be hidden

It makes sense to consult a doctor if you struggle with long-term and ongoing problems with heartburn (more than once a week, worsening, or continuous over time). This is especially if you have experienced sleep problems (diagnosed or not) or any of the silent symptoms listed above. Acid reflux, for instance, could be the reason you have problems with insomnia.

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Why our veterans can’t sleep

Our military service corps (Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, National Guard, and Navy) are valued for their sacrifices— while on the ground, in the air, seagoing, or behind the computer at a command center during tense encounters. They face combat, sleep...

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Did you know… about shift work disorder and cancer?

This entry in our “What about…?” comorbid conditions series discusses how shift work disorder has a defining influence on the development and progression of cancer. In order to understand how poor sleep influences shift work disorder and cancer, first you need to understand what sleep does for us at the cellular level, and how shift work leads to circadian disruption.

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