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Do you ever feel like your inconsistent work schedule has robbed you of precious sleep? The seemingly never-ending cycle of shifting work hours and an irregular sleep schedule takes a real toll on your physical and mental health. With an erratic work schedule, it can be hard to find the time (and desire) for proper
Image.1 – Better Sleep on Daylight Savings Time Have you ever wondered why at some point in the year, the clocks change, moving forward or backward? Perhaps you even question why clocks have to be this complicated. Well, this is what we call Daylight Savings Time. For most people, it’s a bit stressful. Adjusting your
A hot, humid night can make it difficult to sleep. Hot flashes also create havoc with sleep. And if you have obstructive sleep apnoea, the pauses in breathing that occur every night can further disrupt sleep once you’ve managed to drift off. You can take several steps to cool down in the evening and stay
Sleepiness and drowsy driving can be caused by a number of factors such as jetlag, shift work, sleep deprivation and untreated sleep disorders — including obstructive sleep apnoea. The American Sleep Apnoea Association is supporting efforts to increase awareness about good sleep and the consequences of sleepiness.
Morning headaches have many causes, including a bad night’s sleep, hangover, chronic pain, or stress. Early morning headaches can also be a sign of migraines, cluster, and tension headaches. A lesser-known cause of morning headaches is obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), a medical condition that affects breathing during sleep. OSA is the most common form of
Sleep is one of the most critical factors contributing to good health. Doctors recommend adults get 7 to 8 hours of rest every night. But the importance of getting quality sleep goes beyond the physical benefits. Over the past decades, researchers have found evidence that sleeping well also benefits the brain. If you snore and
The pandemic has made us realize the importance of our lungs. Patients with COVID-19 infection struggle to breathe because their lungs are affected; doctors are now encouraging everyone to improve their lung capacity, so they can better fight infections like COVID-19. Our lungs provide the body with oxygen; to ensure the body gets the oxygen
Exciting news! The Somnowell device will be featured in a new 90-minute TV documentary that airs on Channel 5 on January 6th at 9 pm. The working title is “Britain’s Biggest Snorers,” and takes a humorous look at the phenomenon of snoring across the UK, says Firecracker Films, the production company. The Somnowell device will
Getting seven to nine hours of sleep greatly affects your health in some surprising ways. Loss of sleep due to sleep apnoea increases risk of ulcerative colitis and other health problems. Key takeaways:· Getting less than 6 hours of sleep – or more than 9 hours of sleep – increases the risk of ulcerative colitis.
Sleep apnoea is a condition in which the tissues in the throat relax and narrow during sleep interrupting the normal breathing process. New research indicates that sleep apnoea may cause the faster growth of lung cancer tumors. Key takeaways: · Lung cancer proves to be more deadly in adults who suffer from obstructive sleep apnoea.