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Does Sleep Apnea Impact Pain Severity?

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Nov 29, 2020 12:05:00 PM

Sleep specialists might want to take a closer look at the connections between obstructive sleep apnea, chronic pain, and reported pain intensity in younger patients. Young adults with a diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are more likely to report moderate to severe pain intensity, compared with their peers who do not have the diagnosis, results from a large cross-sectional analysis of veterans showed.

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Topics: sleep problems, pain, backpain

How Sleeping on Your Back Can Improve Posture

Posted by Lewis Robinson on Nov 25, 2020 4:11:00 AM

In recent years, the medical community has been talking a lot about postural distortions that are wreaking havoc on our bodies. Many of us are even familiar with that relentless chronic back pain. What most people are coming to discover is that they can alter their posture by simply changing up the way that they sleep.

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Topics: sleep apnea, backpain, sleep positions

Benefits Of Using Adjustable Firmness Mattress For Couples

Posted by Guest Blogger on May 26, 2020 5:06:00 AM

When you wake up after a good night’s sleep, your mouth tastes bad and there’s gunk in your eyes. These are toxins that your body expels. Without proper sleep, you wake up grouchy and unable to function well because of poor detoxification. In short, how well you sleep determines your mental health, your physical safety, and your quality of life. Because many people can sleep well on a mattress of the right firmness, you can now buy a mattress with adjustable firmness. 

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, backpain, couples, burnout, body

Get Quality Sleep, Even in Pain

Posted by Jane Sandwood on Feb 24, 2020 8:00:00 AM

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, sleep hygiene, backpain

5 Best Sleeping Positions for Low Back Pain

Posted by Dr. Brent Wells on Jul 10, 2019 7:08:00 AM

There’s no wrong way to sleep. However, if you’re suffering from lower back pain, there are a few steps you can take to make your sleeping position a little more comfortable. Today we’ll look at five sleeping positions that are good for lower back pain, so that you can get better sleep and wake up pain-free.

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Topics: Sleep, positions, backpain

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