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Childhood Sleep Apnea and the Link to ADHD

October 30, 2017

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Childhood sleep apnea

A recent study revealed that little ones suffering from childhood sleep apnea display many behavioral problems that closely resemble ADHD. Knowing the symptoms can help you determine whether or not your child needs treatment from a doctor.

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These Are the Worst Jobs for Sleep

October 17, 2017

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Sleep Apnea Sandy Springs

We’ve all been there. You start to feel a little drowsy at work, you figure the day must be winding down, so you look at the clock and… it’s only 1:30PM. Have you ever thought about why you and so many others are tired at work so often? The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently completed a study to answer this question by looking at which jobs suffer the most from sleep deprivation.

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The Stages of Sleep Apnea: Is Treatment Necessary?

September 25, 2017

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Everyone knows that a balanced diet and exercise are essential to a happy and healthy life. A wellness habit that doesn’t always get as much awareness, however, is the importance of a good night’s rest. Research has consistently proven that people need to maintain adequate sleep for optimal mental and physical health. But there are a multitude of sleep disorders, including sleep apnea, that can make this difficult or even impossible.

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What Really Causes Snoring?

September 15, 2017

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You’re lying in bed one night and your partner is sound asleep. How can you tell? The loud, persistent sound of their snoring. It keeps you up every single night, and you don’t know what to do about it other than go sleep somewhere else. While snoring might seem harmless (if irritating) on the surface, it could actually be the indication of a much more serious condition called sleep apnea, which can be very damaging to both a person’s sleep and long-term health.

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Does Getting Older Mean the End of a Good Night’s Sleep?

August 28, 2017

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woman smiling in the sunlightRemember the days when you could get all the sleep you wanted? Along with creaky knees and thinner hair, there’s another side effect of getting older — declining sleep. Falling and staying in a deep, restful snooze is more difficult for mature adults, but learning the cause as well as possible techniques to try can improve sleep quality.

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Interrupted Sleep: The Connection to Alzheimer’s

August 22, 2017

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Sleep apnea treatment in Atlanta helped me regain my sleep. We all know that getting a good night’s sleep is important for looking and feeling your best. But for people with sleep disorders like obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), not feeling well-rested is just one of many health concerns that can pop up. Recent research has linked sleep disorders to serious neurological damage in ways that have never been found before. According to a series of studies by researchers at Wheaton College, there are “significant connections” between sleep breathing disorders and the accumulation of the primary indicators for Alzheimer’s. Keep reading to learn more about the connection, and what it means for you and your loved ones. 

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Is Sleep Deprivation Affecting Your Productivity?

July 31, 2017

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Sleep apnea treatment can rescue your sleep. Meet John. He’s a recent patient of Sleep Better, Georgia, and a classic example of the type of case we see over and over. Many Americans experience his symptoms – and the resulting diagnosis is costing the U.S. economy up to $411 billion a year. What’s worse is that his condition is putting him at an increased risk for on-the-job injuries, car accidents, and a host of other serious health concerns.

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Sleep Technology: Is It the Next Big Thing?

July 30, 2017

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New sleep technologies may help you get better sleep.Are you suffering from insufficient sleep or fatigue that leaves you with low energy? A recent increase in sleep-focused startups is improving awareness about how important sleep really is to our quality of life. From your mattress to the sounds that invade your room at night, these technologies target every factor that leads to a good night’s sleep. Using one or a combination of these advances could dramatically improve how much sleep you get and how rested you feel the next morning.   

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5 Home Remedies to Stop Snoring

June 30, 2017

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Learn how to improve your sleep quality with 5 home remedies to stop snoring.Snoring is a common problem that can keep you and your spouse awake at night. It’s estimated that 90 million adults in the United States suffer from this problem. When you snore, the muscles in the throat relax, causing vibrations in the uvula and soft palate above the throat. While it is normal to snore from time to time, if you find it occurring more often than not, you need to take a proactive approach to stop the snoring. Follow these home remedies to help ensure you get a restful night’s sleep.
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New Research Links Sleep Deprivation to Neurological Issues

June 28, 2017

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Discover the connection between sleep deprivation and neurological issues.

In order to maintain optimal health, you need at least 7 hours of sleep per night. Sleeping less than that may be the cause of your troubled sleep and fatigue. However, if your sleep issues are long lasting, it may be a problem that’s beyond your control, like chronic snoring or a sleep disorder. Over time, these issues will cause sleep deprivation. New evidence even suggests that sleep deprivation is linked to serious neurological issues, so it’s important to seek treatment right away.
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