A number of people snore occasionally in their sleep, but if you snore frequently, it can affect the quality and quantity of your sleep as well as that of your roommates, sleep partners or family members.
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Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is commonly prescribed to treat sleep apnea. The goal is to improve breathing at night, but how do you know if the CPAP is working? The apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) can be a helpful measure to track the effectiveness of your treatment.
I've have been using a sleep training app called Sleepio for the past few months and I am definitely sleeping better. However, before I tell you why, I must confess: the Sleepio system was too hard for me. I couldn't really follow it closely and I stopped using it last…
You may not know if you snore at night, but your partner sure does. And while their complaints are rarely phrased kindly or well-received, they shouldn't be ignored. Snoring can be a sign that you're suffering from obstructive sleep apnea, and left undiagnosed and untreated, it can lead to high…
It's no secret that here at The Huffington Post, we love sleep — and for good reason. Sleep has been called the "third pillar" of health, along with nutrition and exercise. Getting the quality sleep that you need has the power to protect your physical and mental health, while skipping…
Question: How Does Sleep Apnea Increase the Risk of Stroke? Studies have shown that people with obstructive sleep apnea have approximately double the risk of having a stroke as people without sleep apnea. How exactly does sleep apnea increase the risk of stroke?
A study led by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers suggests that awakening several times throughout the night is more detrimental to people's positive moods than getting the same shortened amount of sleep without interruption.
Short video with practical advice on getting a great night's sleep. Watch this animated film for sleeping advice and tips to help you relax at bedtime.
Chances are, right now, you know someone that is trying to improve or change their behavior. They may be trying to eat healthier or exercise more often to lose weight. Maybe they're simply trying not to yell at lazy coworkers. The problem with self-improvement? It's really really hard.
By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - In a long-term study, toddlers who slept less than 10 hours a night or woke frequently at night tended to have more emotional and behavioral problems at age five.