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  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea: What You Need to Know

    Obstructive Sleep Apnea: What You Need to Know

    Many of you have probably heard of the condition Obstructive Sleep Apnea or OSA. Even if you’re not familiar with the condition, chances are you know someone who suffers from the disease as recent studies estimate that about 1 in 4 adults have OSA; and the condition has been found to affect 3 to 5% of children. Many know of the condition as one that causes your partner or someone else you know to snore loudly at night. What might not be as well known is that OSA is more than just loud and annoying snoring. It’s a very serious condition that can lead to many negative health outcomes and even increase a person’s risk of sudden death. With the prevalence of OSA on the rise and the many potential negative consequences of this condition, it’s important that we are aware of what to look out for and how to treat it. So keep reading to learn more about how to identify and treat OSA and the dangers of not doing so. Don’t Ignore the Snore Snoring is an all too prevalent occurrence in today’s society. Many of us view it as a trivial annoyance however, snoring is never normal! Simply put, snoring occurs due to turbulent flow in the airway while breathing. It often happens secondary to some form of airway obstruction and if that obstruction is severe enough, it can lead to OSA. While snoring can be a sign of OSA, not all that snores is obstructive sleep apnea. However, if snoring occurs consistently more than 3 nights a week, it is something that should be investigated further by your or your child’s physician. When Does A Snore Become More? As I mentioned above, once snoring occurs consistently on most nights of the week, it may be a sign of something more. Besides just the consistency of the snoring, it’s important to be aware of any apneic episodes that occur while sleeping. Apnea is defined as a temporary cessation of breathing and can present itself as gasping or choking episodes that occur while asleep. This occurs because the obstruction in the airway is so significant that it progresses from causing just turbulence of airflow to a complete block of airflow, starving your body of …Read More »
  • 6 Game Changing Sleep Products for 2020

    6 Game Changing Sleep Products for 2020

    Want to get better sleep in 2020? Here's a list of the top 6 sleep products to help you get the best sleep you've had in years!Read More »
  • Why Sleep is the Best Prescription

    Why Sleep is the Best Prescription

    Learn how getting and adequate amount of sleep can help boost your immune system and help decrease the risk of future infectionRead More »
  • The Truth About the 4-Month Sleep Regression

    The Truth About the 4-Month Sleep Regression

    The dreaded 4-month sleep regression can be frustrating & disruptive to a little one's sleep. Learn exactly what you can do to overcome it!Read More »
  • Depression and Sleep: What You Need to Know

    Depression and Sleep: What You Need to Know

    Depression affects over 16 million people in the US and 80% of those people also suffer from insomnia. Better sleep may be a solution...Read More »
  • How to End Early Morning Wakings

    How to End Early Morning Wakings

    Have an early morning riser? These are my top 5 easy and effective tips to help you put an end to your baby's early morning wakings!Read More »
  • Nap Training 101: the First Year

    Nap Training 101: the First Year

    Learn the keys to successful nap training during the first year of life and how to avoid some of the most common pitfalls.Read More »
  • Baby Sleep Training Methods Explained

    Baby Sleep Training Methods Explained

    A breakdown of the 4 most common and effective sleep training methods: Ferber, Cry it out, Chair and Fading to help you achieve sleep training success!Read More »
  • Sleep: The Ultimate Performance Enhancer

    Sleep: The Ultimate Performance Enhancer

    The best kept secret to increasing productivity in the workplace. Learn how to increase employee performance and productivity with these 5 easy tips!Read More »
  • Bedroom Makeover Tips for Better Sleep

    Bedroom Makeover Tips for Better Sleep

    The tips you need to make your bedroom into the sleep space of your dreams!Read More »
  • Why Sleep Is Important for the Brain

    Why Sleep Is Important for the Brain

    Learn how the proper amount of sleep can help increase your energy, boost your mood and improve your memory right from your own bed.Read More »
  • How to Beat Jet Lag: 9 Simple Tips and Tricks

    How to Beat Jet Lag: 9 Simple Tips and Tricks

    These are my 9 simple tips and tricks to prevent and cure cure jet lag and help you get the most out of your vacation no matter where you are!Read More »
  • Top Baby Sleep Products & Gadgets of All Time

    Top Baby Sleep Products & Gadgets of All Time

    List of the top newborn sleep gadgets and aids to help your baby fall asleep fast and help you win the nightly sleep battle!Read More »
  • Why ASMR Is the Answer to Better Sleep

    Why ASMR Is the Answer to Better Sleep

    Why ASMR is the Answer to Better Sleep: Discover the power of ASMR and how it can be used to help you relax, relieve anxiety and get better sleep!Read More »
  • Everything You Need to Know About Newborn Sleep Safety

    Everything You Need to Know About Newborn Sleep Safety

    This is your guide to newborn sleep safety! With doctor recommend and parent approved sleep practices that will keep your newborn comfortable and most of all safe!Read More »

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