Month: January 2018

Sleep Apnea — It’s No Joking Matter

Sleep Apnea — It’s No Joking Matter

One of the problems of recognizing that someone has sleep apnea is that it’s a disorder that the afflicted person rarely realizes they have. That’s because sleep apnea occurs at night, during sleep, and usually it takes someone else to witness the disorder — and then...

Too Much on the Brain Can Make for a Restless Night

Too Much on the Brain Can Make for a Restless Night

Kids can fall asleep pretty much anywhere—at their desk, in the car, on the living room floor. But as people age, getting a restful night’s sleep gets a bit more challenging. That’s due in part to the stressors that come from the added responsibilities, the daily...

Hibernation—It’s for Bears, not Sleepy People!

Hibernation—It’s for Bears, not Sleepy People!

Ever wonder why you are sleepy at 6 p.m. in the wintertime than you are during the summer months? It might be because your circadian rhythms are disrupted. Circadian rhythms are the body’s mental, physical, and behavioral changes to the 24-hour cycle of daylight and...