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What is Stopping Your Sleep?

Posted by Thomas Geter on Feb 19, 2018 7:43:00 AM

About one in five children and about 18 million adults suffer from sleep apnea

Sleep apnea is a disorder in which breathing continuously stops and restarts throughout the night. Symptoms can include snoring, episodes of breathing cessation when sleeping, dry mouth, sore throat and excessive daytime sleepiness. If left untreated, sleep apnea can lead to other problems, such as sleep walking, attention problems and behavioral changes. Sleep can also be disturbed by other conditions such as insomnia, sleep walking and restless leg syndrome.

Your lifestyle may very well be impacting your sleep. Check out the main culprits of sleep deprivation and the ways you can help yourself to a better night’s sleep.

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6 Ways to Maximize Your Sleep

Posted by Thomas Geter on Feb 5, 2018 7:59:00 AM

Ariana Huffington has encouraged America to have a Sleep Revolution. And it's true, most Americans need more sleep.

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How Much Sleep Should I be Getting?

Posted by Thomas Geter on Jan 3, 2018 7:43:00 AM

Parents use bed time stories and other peaceful rituals to lull their children to sleep. But no matter your age, maximizing sleep should become your routine.

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