sleep disorders

sleep disorders
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News

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.

Anything But Apnea: AWAKE groups evolve to support all sleep disorders
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News

The A.W.AK.E. community of sleep health support groups initially started in response to the needs of sleep apnea patients who needed help with their PAP therapy, but these local meetings have since expanded to focus on and serve the needs of people with all sleep disorders, not just sleep apnea.

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Did you know… about shift work disorder and cancer?
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News

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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Happy Halloween! Is sleep one of your worst nightmares?
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News

Let us help you slay your sleep gremlins! Our Sleep Health forum, live A.W.AK.E. support groups and new Facebook A.W.A.K.E. Sleep Health Support group can provide you with the tools you need to conquer your worst nightmares.

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You’re invited to join our new digital AWAKE group in Facebook!
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News

We hope you will become part of our community! The admins and moderators for the A.W.A.K.E. group look forward to friendly chatter and information sharing at the group. Working together to help each other find support, solutions, and smart tips for the best sleep ever is what this group is all about.

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Did you know… about sleep & pulmonary hypertension?
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News

This entry in our “What about…?” comorbid conditions series discusses how sleep health has a defining influence on the development and progression of pulmonary hypertension (PH). In order to understand how sleep health influences PH, first you need to understand just what PH is.

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You don’t have to use CPAP to be A.W.A.K.E.
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News, Uncategorized

Take a look at the acronym that defines our sleep health support programs. Notice there’s no mention of sleep apnea?

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The fallible Tiger Woods: Pain and sleep disorders led to drug-induced drowsy driving
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News, Uncategorized

In Florida, conviction of a first-time DUI offender (which Tiger Woods qualifies as) could mean up to six months in jail, a year in probation, $1000 in fines and fees, a dozen hours of “DUI school,” 50 hours of community service, and suspension of Woods’ driver’s license for at least six months. Meanwhile, he remains in rehab as a condition to maintain 50/50 custody of his two children.

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