Category: Sleep Disorders

Sleep disorders have increased dramatically over the past few decades. In the United States alone, more than 75% of people are having difficulties on a regular basis with regards to sleep (age 20-59).

In this section of our site, we tackle sleep disorders and aim to help you sleep better. A sleep disorder is simply a condition that negatively affects your ability to sleep on a regular basis. They can be physical or mental, and often times exacerbated by the high-stress lifestyles the modern world brings.

Why Do People Talk in Their Sleep – How Can You Stop it

Why Do People Talk in Their Sleep – How Can You Stop it

Sleep talking is kind of like having spinach in your teeth. You’re usually not aware of it until someone brings it to your attention. People who find out that they’re talking ...

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Texting in Your Sleep – What the Causes are and How You Can Prevent It

Texting in Your Sleep – What the Causes are and How You Can Prevent It

We tend to think of our brains as either being awake or asleep. But, it turns out that this gray matter also has a gray area when it comes to consciousness. Sometimes our thinking ...

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Two Mouthpieces Commonly Used for Sleep Apnea – Pros & Cons of Both Devices

Two Mouthpieces Commonly Used for Sleep Apnea – Pros & Cons of Both Devices

Imagine waking up 112 times per night. If you have sleep apnea, then this could be the challenge you face every evening as you try to get a good night’s rest. Many patients ...

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How Shift Work Affects the Circadian Rhythm – Can You Get a Sleep Disorder?

How Shift Work Affects the Circadian Rhythm – Can You Get a Sleep Disorder?

Have you ever tried waking up in the middle of the night to start your day? Even if you’ve spent the entire day asleep, your body will try to convince you that you should stay in ...

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How to Overcome the Fear of Going to Sleep (Somniphobia)

How to Overcome the Fear of Going to Sleep (Somniphobia)

For most of us, going to bed at night is a reward. We get to crawl under the covers, relax and enjoy several hours of peaceful, uninterrupted bedtime. But for those who have ...

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Is There a Connection Between Your Race and Sleep Disorders?

Is There a Connection Between Your Race and Sleep Disorders?

Did you know that your race could determine the amount of sleep you get each night? The science of sleeping is still a bit of mystery. It’s only been since the 1950s that ...

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Why Causes People to Snore? How Can You Treat it?

Why Causes People to Snore? How Can You Treat it?

Snoring may be common, but it’s not normal. This seemingly harmless behavior is a sign of an underlying condition. While usually not dangerous, it’s something that you should at ...

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Weird Feelings in my Head (Tingly, Brain Zaps, Anxiety) When Falling Asleep

Weird Feelings in my Head (Tingly, Brain Zaps, Anxiety) When Falling Asleep

You’ve probably never considered the process of how you go from being awake to asleep. Most of us assume that we simply drift off to sleep and that there’s a clear distinction ...

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How To Deal With Insomnia After Pregnancy (New Mom Sleep Struggles)

How To Deal With Insomnia After Pregnancy (New Mom Sleep Struggles)

Unless you had a home birth, one of the luxuries you probably looked forward to most in the hospital was coming home to sleep in your own bed without nurses, noise and bright ...

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What is Exploding Head Syndrome? – The Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Options

What is Exploding Head Syndrome? – The Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Options

Contrary to what the name sounds like, Exploding Head Syndrome does not mean that your head will literally explode. The name is not the only mysterious thing about Exploding Head ...

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