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Pain Relief While You Sleep

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Many people who are living with chronic pain often deal with the struggle of not being able to fall asleep, stay asleep, or are waking up too early because of the pain. Sleep issues cause frustration, fatigue, and can make the pain worse that it was before. Nearly two-thirds of those with chronic pain also [...]

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Managing Chronic Back Pain During Sleep

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Nighttime might be the worst time if you suffer from chronic back pain. Sleep disruptions interfere with everything, even lowering your ability to tolerate back pain during the day. Losing sleep is what drives millions of Americans to seek products for back pain every year. Oddly enough, sometimes people blame their back pain on sleeping (“I woke up with a back ache!”). [...]

Winter Blues? Seasonal Affective Disorder Solutions!

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Are you struggling for energy during the winter months? Do the “Winter Blues” have you down? This may be a sign that you suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder, a form of depression that is attributed to the lack of sunlight during the winter months. You are not alone! Every winter, nearly 15% of the population [...]

Healthy Caregivers Have Happier Holiday Seasons!

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Every year people are moving at such a fast pace during the holidays and tend forget a few common measures to prevent illnesses during the most wonderful time of the year. Caregivers are not immune to this common mistake. Follow these guidelines to keep yourself as healthy as possible during this holiday season! Remember, Caregivers [...]

Is this Sleep Apnea?

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Sleep Apnea is not only sleep depriving, but extremely dangerous.  People who have sleep apnea can stop breathing for up to 30 seconds at a time. This can cause a chronic loss of sleep and lack of oxygen to the brain. If you have one or more of these symptoms, talk to your physician about [...]

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Is Arthritis Pain Keeping You Up at Night?

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Why is it that when your loved one goes to get some rest, their arthritis pain always seems to flare up? It’s not uncommon for arthritis sufferers to experience more pain in the evening when they are trying to sleep. If this is the case, there are little tricks that could help your loved one [...]

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Beat the Clock this Daylight Savings

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In preparation for daylight savings, we participated in our first ever #sleepchat on Twitter this past Friday and we learned A LOT. Did you know that over 1/3 of American adults do not get enough sleep? Is anyone feeling like they are part of that statistic, today? We have turned to an extra cup of [...]

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Sleep Apnea Could Mean Heightened Risk for ‘Silent’ Stroke

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Past research exposed the link between sleep apnea and stroke, but the connection may go deeper and more silent than previously thought. A more recent study focused more on the relationship between those with sleep apnea and those who experience “silent” strokes. A silent stroke lives up to its name. Most often when a person suffers a [...]

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8 Reasons Why You May Not Be Able to Sleep

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A lack of sleep at night can really put a damper on your day. Being groggy or overtired could make you less productive and leave you feeling unwell. There are many factors that could be contributing to your restless night sleep, and maybe some that you have yet to consider. Here are 8 reasons from [...]

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New Sleep Apnea Treatment: Pillar Procedure

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Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) can lead to apnea or hypopnea episodes that hinder a person’s ability to breathe in their sleep. It is common for a person’s muscles to relax during sleep, but for some people, this relaxation of the muscles that help keep the airways open can cause an obstruction in the throat. This [...]