Month: March 2018

Sleep Apnea and Cancer—the Connection

Sleep Apnea and Cancer—the Connection

Your brain is a little like the CPU in your computer. When your CPU is on the fritz, your computer programs won’t work, your screen won’t even turn on. If your brain isn’t working well because it’s deprived of oxygen, then the rest of your body is going to suffer....

Skip the Nightcap for a Good Night’s Sleep

Skip the Nightcap for a Good Night’s Sleep

It’s natural for many people to have a drink or two after work to wind down, or on the weekends as part of a social gathering. Many people even think a drink before bedtime helps them relax and fall asleep more easily. But contrary to popular belief, a nightcap can...

Can Napping Make Up for Lack of Sleep?

Can Napping Make Up for Lack of Sleep?

Jack thought napping was the solution for a lifestyle that didn’t include good sleep habits—and ultimately it left him feeling like a zombie. That’s when he came to us to how he could help him get a good night’s sleep. Mornings, he’d wake up feeling like he had just...

Troubling Sleeping? It Might Be Your Sleep Hygiene

Troubling Sleeping? It Might Be Your Sleep Hygiene

When Kim came to the Julian Center to find out why she was struggling to get a good night’s sleep, part of her evaluation looked at her routine for going to bed at night. She shared with us that she often worked late, so she often ate late. Many nights, she took her...