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Simple Ways To Get Better Sleep

Posted by Mikkie Mills on Feb 8, 2021 2:15:00 AM

Even though quality sleep is a key part of a healthy lifestyle, many still struggle to get the rest they need on a daily basis. The good news is, though, that getting better sleep doesn't have to be difficult. There can be many simple ways to not only get more sleep, but to get better quality sleep as well. If you are looking for ways to improve the sleep that you get, here are some things to try out.

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Topics: sleep study, getting beter sleep

What is a Sleep Study and How Does it Work?

Posted by Mauricio Reinoso, MD on Dec 7, 2020 4:01:00 AM

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Topics: sleep study, CPAP, bipap

What is a Sleep Study? A Complete Guide to Treating Sleep Disorders

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Oct 23, 2019 11:15:00 AM

If you are suffering from sleep troubles at night or experiencing troubles staying awake during the day, there is a good chance that you could have a sleep disorder.

Sleep disorders are medical conditions that can affect people's sleep patterns and habits. Many sleep disorders can also cause complications to your health and general well being if left untreated. The best way to get to the bottom of your sleep troubles is to have a sleep study performed, which can help diagnose your disorder and lead to proper treatment options.

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Topics: sleep study, apnea, sleep problems

The Military’s App to Improve Sleep

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Sep 28, 2019 10:10:00 AM

Active duty military personnel lead stressful lives. Whether deployed abroad or serving stateside, demands on their time, bodies, and families can prove difficult to manage. Studies have shown that this stress can negatively affect the sleeping habits of active duty military personnel. According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, a recent study revealed that over 85% of active duty military suffer from some type of sleep disorder.

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Topics: Sleep, sleep disorders, sleep study, sleep specialist, Family, application, Military, game

How Naps Can Diagnose Sleep Disorders

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Jun 16, 2019 2:25:00 PM

 
For some sleep disorders an overnight polysomnogram (PSG) test may not be conclusive enough to determine a person's specific type of sleep disorder. Occasionally, patients will be asked to return to the sleep clinic during the day to have a multiple sleep latency test (MSLT).
 
So what exactly is a MSLT? What does it measure? How is it different from a PSG or a maintenance of wakefulness test (MWT)? And what sleep disorders is it used to diagnose?
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Topics: sleep study

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