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Snoring - A Consequence of Lack of Sleep

Snoring is mainly caused due to lack of sleep. Snoring can be precisely defined as a condition in which sound comes due to the turbulent airflow. Snoring is a sound caused due to vibrations, which enforces the air particles to produce sound waves. It is mainly the result of lack of sleep. Not only snoring, but there are many other problems that arise due to lack of sleep. It includes Insomnia, lack of interest in social gatherings, rude behavior and health ups and downs.

Snoring can… Continue

Added by Michael Prince on June 29, 2008 at 3:10am — No Comments

Dazed and Confused

Gosh man, as if it's not bad enough that for whatever reason Narcolepsy and Sleep Apnea has entered my life, my family makes me feel like it's not real and my medication is not helpful. The support group is so far away, and with the gas prices, it's impossible for me to go to the meetings. These illness's has caused such memory loss, I often feel like my family is conspiring to make me feel crazy. Telling me things that I've said or done, that in my own morals would not have done. My doctor… Continue

Added by Brenda Pace on June 28, 2008 at 12:34pm — 1 Comment

A Healthy Sleep Environment

Did you know that just having a healthy sleep environment can dramatically increase your chances of getting a good night’s sleep? So what do I mean by this? Take a look at my list below and see if you are missing some of these key things in your sleep routine.

Establish a regular bedtime. Wake up at the same time each day, including weekends, even if you haven’t slept well.

Avoid daytime napping. Limit your consumption of caffeine (coffee, tea, caffeinated sodas), and don’t have… Continue

Added by Michael Prince on June 16, 2008 at 9:59pm — No Comments

Insomnia Contest: Maybe I can get something out of losing sleep

I'm a problematic sleeper. I read all kinds of blogs and Web sites related to "curing insomnia" and whatnot. Truth is, I've never had much luck with the suggestions or advice I've read about. I've tried everything in the book (besides seeing a sleep specialist) to fix my insomnia issues. Maybe I'm just cursed.

Anyway, since most of you are, or know people who are in the same boat as me, I thought I'd share info. about a sleep contest I just found online. If you win the contest you… Continue

Added by Emily on June 4, 2008 at 11:15am — 2 Comments

The New NSF Alert

Check out the all-new NSF Alert for information on how Sleepiness, Shift Work Increase the Risk of Crashes, as well as tips on how to beat the heat and sleep well.

Added by sleepfoundation on June 4, 2008 at 9:45am — No Comments

Introduction to Sleeptreatment.com

I wanted to take a moment to introduce SleepTreatment.com Sleep Treatment supplies the knowledge and tools to solve your sleep problems. With Sleep Dynamic Therapy, our pioneering mind-body treatment, you gain a quality of sleep never before dreamed possible.

Added by Dr. Barry Krakow on June 2, 2008 at 12:03pm — No Comments

College Student Sleep Patterns Could Be Detrimental

According to a new study published in the Journal of American College Health, many college students in the U.S. have sleep problems that may impact daily performance, including driving and academics. The study was based on survey data from 313 college students. The results showed that 33 percent of students took longer than 30 minutes to fall asleep, 43 percent woke more than once nightly and 33 percent reported being tired during the day. The authors found no differences between freshmen,… Continue

Added by sleepfoundation on May 21, 2008 at 4:16pm — No Comments

Sleep and Media

How do you think the Nationl Sleep Foundation can spread the word about getting better sleep? It's practically conventional wisdom to say "eat right, excercise regularly and get a good night's sleep" yet oddly those are the three things that most people find they have the most difficulty with doing.

Added by dc on May 13, 2008 at 9:19am — No Comments

Latest NSF Alert Discusses Effects of Sleeping Too Much, Too Little

According to a new study in the journal Sleep, sleeping too much or too little may increase one's risk of metabolic syndrome, a set of medical conditions (e.g., high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and abdominal obesity) that increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. From NSF Alert: Long, Short Sleep… Continue

Added by sleepfoundation on May 7, 2008 at 11:00am — No Comments

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