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The Struggle is Real
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News

By Eugena Brooks Happy May! Spring is here, and summer is coming. If you are like me, you should be energized by the improving weather and excited to get the summer activities started. Speaking of which brings me to the point of this blog being about the first official event that kicks off the summer…

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You Were Just Prescribed A CPAP – What’s Next?
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News

Let me start by saying sleep apnea is not so bad once you get a handle on it. In fact, addressing it is the beginning of improved health and enhancing of your quality of life.

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Is Your Intimate Relationship Suffering Due to Untreated Sleep Apnea?
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  • Category: News

By Eugena Brooks February has long been the month of romance. As we approach the holiday of love on Valentine’s Day, it can be noted that not everyone is able to express affection in a meaningful or physically-intimate way.  The side effects of untreated sleep apnea such as fatigue, high blood pressure, risk of heart disease…

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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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Sleeptember Tip: 5 ways to a flawless bedhead
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  • Category: News

Would you prefer to wake up with Flawless hair? That may mean making a better effort to achieve Flawless sleep. Here are 5 tips for making that happen. And while you’re there, take our poll! After the poll, share your morning bedhead selfie (tag it with #ASAABedhead) at our Facebook page; your selfie could win you four day passes to Disneyworld! And don’t forget to pledge to get a little extra sleep in September!

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If you grind your teeth at night, you might have sleep apnea
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News, Uncategorized

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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The lifelong duel between motherhood and sleep
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  • Category: News, Uncategorized

Sleep deprivation across the lifespan of motherhood: Untreated chronic sleep deprivation for any person does not end well, especially if it’s left untreated for years. Let’s go in with eyes wide open and identify all the myriad ways in which Moms can—and will—lose sleep during their careers as mothers. Some of these causes for sleep problems are just part of life, to be sure, but sleep debt left to accrue over the years is a key reason for mothers to seriously consider getting help for their sleep problems.

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World Hypertension Day is May 17: Women, do you know your numbers?
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  • Category: News

When women become hypertensive, they run the risk of having strokes, heart attacks, or developing heart disease or heart arrhythmias, as well as other conditions related to pregnancy, such as preeclampsia. … Certain sleep problems can aggravate preexisting hypertension and may even lead to its development, such as circadian rhythm disorders, insomnia, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), primary snoring, restless leg syndrome (RLS), shift work disorder, and sleep deprivation by any cause.

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Sleep and the New Mom: How sleep might change in the next 9 months
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  • Category: News, Uncategorized

During the 40 weeks of pregnancy, an expectant mother can find her nightly sleep changing, due to changes in her own body that reflect challenges with digestion, falling asleep, discomfort, anxiety, and much more.

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Stroke Awareness Month: Untreated sleep apnea and stroke
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  • Category: News, Uncategorized

Untreated sleep apnea and stroke are something we should all focus on during National Stroke Awareness Month.

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