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Sleeptember Forum: Hurricane relief for CPAP users, second sleep studies, head colds and PAP therapy, more!
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News, Uncategorized

These Top Ten recent topics from September feature concerns about head colds and CPAP, hurricane relief for CPAP users, having a second sleep study, and more.

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Sleeptember tips for better sleep, youth edition
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  • Category: News

Anyone at any age can experience chronic sleep loss, for any number of reasons. The challenge for better sleep doesn’t necessarily wait to emerge in adulthood. Our children are suffering from just as much poor sleep as we are. It’s during youth that many have an opportunity to correct or reverse a sleep problem.

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SB 328: Why is the state of California legislating for later bell times?
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  • Category: News, Uncategorized

Sleep changes among teens are related to shifts in their circadian rhythms at the onset of puberty. Most tweens and teens experience what is considered a delayed sleep phase as the result of swift and complex changes to the adolescent brain which are associated with its final development. They are often described, in fact, as “night owls.” This means their rhythms undergo a slight biological reset that makes it more natural for them to abide a later schedule.While most younger children and adults may more naturally feel sleepy between 9 and 10pm, teens are far less likely to feel sleepy until at least 11pm. For some, the rhythms shift as late as 1am. These changes are hormonally related and have little to do with poor self management.

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A Brief History of the Science of Sleep Medicine… because #sciencematters and #sleepmatters
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