Can’t sleep? 4-7-8 breathing technique claims to help you nod off in 60 SECONDS

The 4-7-8 breathing technique was pioneered by Arizona-based Dr. Andrew Weil who says on his YouTube channel: "It is utterly simple, takes almost no time, requires no equipment and can be done anywhere." To do the 4-7-8 breathing technique, you first need to exhale completely through your mouth while making [...]

November 16, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Can’t sleep? 4-7-8 breathing technique claims to help you nod off in 60 SECONDS

Risks Of Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) can be a severe sleep disorder if your breathing stops and restarts more than 30 times an hour while you sleep. Untreated sleep apnea can have serious long-term effects on your health, such as: heart disease high blood pressure stroke depression diabetes There are secondary effects [...]

November 6, 2021|Quick Tips, Sleep News, Wellness|Comments Off on Risks Of Sleep Apnea

Symptoms Of Sleep Apnea

Courtesy of our friends at the American Sleep Apnea Association:  The symptoms of both obstructive and central sleep apnea overlap, making it difficult to determine which type you have. The most common signs and symptoms of obstructive and central sleep apneas include: Loud snoring Episodes in which you stop breathing [...]

November 6, 2021|Quick Tips, Sleep News, Wellness|Comments Off on Symptoms Of Sleep Apnea

6 Signs You Might Be a Mouth Breather

A big thank you to Dr. Maguire and the TMJ and Sleep Centre of Cleveland.  I liked your graphic so much, I had to share it on my blog! Do you identify as a mouth breather? Breathing through your mouth can lead to a variety of risks including: – Stress [...]

November 5, 2021|Quick Tips, Sleep News, Wellness|Comments Off on 6 Signs You Might Be a Mouth Breather

QUICK TIP: NO SCREENS

QUICK TIP: NO SCREENS The blue light given off by the LCD screens that are ubiquitous and ever-present in our lives, whether they be on a computer, a television, or a phone, is highly detrimental to our sleep. It confuses our internal body clock into thinking its daytime and we [...]

November 4, 2021|Quick Tips, Sleep News|Comments Off on QUICK TIP: NO SCREENS

Do you get enough aerobic and muscle strengthening exercise?

Over 80% of adults do not get the recommended levels of both aerobic and muscle strengthening activities. According to the WHO, adults aged 18–64 should do at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity throughout the week or do at least 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity aerobic physical activity throughout [...]

November 3, 2021|Wellness|Comments Off on Do you get enough aerobic and muscle strengthening exercise?

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