allergies

allergies
If you grind your teeth at night, you might have sleep apnea
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A dentist is equipped to identify two problems that present as risk factors for obstructive sleep apnea: sleep bruxism (a night time grinding of the teeth of clenching of the jaws) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), also known as acid reflux or heartburn. Fortunately, treating undiagnosed sleep apnea can provide relief for these other sleep-related problems.

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Earth Day reflection: The impact of pollution on sleep health
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Light pollution, US focus, flat. [Credit: Falchi et al., Science Advances, including Dan Duriscoe/NPS; Bob Meadows/NPS; Jakob Grothe/NPS contractor, and Matthew Price/CIRES and CU-Boulder] Light pollution now blots out the Milky Way for eight in ten Americans. Bright areas in this map show where the sky glow from artificial lighting obscures the stars and constellations. An…

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Here’s a bedroom spring cleaning checklist… because #SleepIsWorthIt
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Spring cleaning tips... because #SleepIsWorthIt! Nobody really likes to clean, but performing a deep clean in the Spring is valuable in so many ways. For one thing, you'll feel much better clearing out the dregs of winter now that the sun is shining and you can open the windows again. Putting away odds and ends...
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Infographic: 6 ways to maximize CPAP therapy during allergy season
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Allergy season can be a challenge for CPAP users because of additional problems with congestion and other allergy symptoms. Aside from treating your allergies, what else can you do to make CPAP therapy comfortable during this time? The ASAA has some suggestions.

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Seasonal allergies: Spring’s sneak attack on sleep
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One of the nicest things to look forward to in the spring is the opening of windows to freshen the household and add light. Unfortunately, by the time it is warm enough to do so, it is also warm enough for pollen to become a regular inhabitant of the spring landscape. People with seasonal allergies dread…

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