What Happens When You Don’t Sleep?

What Happens When You Don’t Sleep?

We all know what it feels like to wake up after tossing and turning all night long. You wonder how to get through the day and may feel depressed or too exhausted to think straight. If you miss sleep often and don’t know why you may wonder what is causing your...
Is Sleep Apnea Hereditary?

Is Sleep Apnea Hereditary?

If someone in your immediate family has been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea, you are more likely to also suffer from this disorder. Sleep disorders contribute to long sleepless nights and a struggle to stay awake during the day. It can also cause missed days...
Melatonin for Sleep: What You Should Know

Melatonin for Sleep: What You Should Know

According to the National Institutes of Health, adult use of melatonin supplements more than doubled in the United States in 2012, with an estimated 3.1 million adults reporting that they had taken melatonin during the past 30 days. Even though your body produces “the...
Why is it Harder to Sleep As You Age?

Why is it Harder to Sleep As You Age?

Most healthy older adults need 7-8 hours of sleep each night to feel refreshed. But as you age, your quality of sleep may change. If you have trouble sleeping as an older adult, you are not alone. The “overall prevalence of insomnia symptoms ranges from 30% to...
Exercises to Help with Snoring 

Exercises to Help with Snoring 

Snoring can significantly affect the quantity and quality of sleep you receive. Snoring occurs when the muscles and tissues around the back of the mouth and throat overly relax and airflow ends up fluttering this tissue. This noise from this movement – the vibrating...
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