Sleep: What really happens?
Sleep affects how we look, feel and perform on a daily basis and has a major impact on our overall quality of life. To receive optimal sleep, both quality and quantity matter. If sleep is cut short, the body doesn’t have time to complete all phases needed for muscle repair, memory consolidation and release of [...]read more
Sleep Improvement with Diet
Many experts contend that avoiding heavy meals before bedtime and restricting or limiting alcohol are important to improving sleep. However, research has proven that the vitamins and minerals that you consume also can affect your sleep. Magnesium Make sure that you get enough magnesium. People with long-term lack of sleep or abnormal brain waves during [...]read more
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment
The goal of obstructive sleep apnea treatment is to maintain an open airway during sleep. Effectve treatment will eliminate the symptoms of sleep disturbance, and long-term health consequences are also reduced. Most treatments require nightly use. Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is a widely accepted treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. This consists of using a [...]read more
New Sleep Medicine Dosing Guidelines from the FDA
There have been many questions asked about a new study that recommends that women use 5 mg of Zolpidem, or Ambien. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requiring lower current recommended doses of Ambien, Ambien CR, Edluar and Zolpimist, widely used sleep drugs that contain the active ingredient Zolpidem. New data show that [...]read more