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Can Sleep Apnea Cause Brain Damage?
We’ve shared the dire consequences – from glaucoma to tinnitus to heart disease – that can result from too little sleep. But this one has even us a little shocked. In a recent study out of a university in Italy, researchers studied four groups of mice. The first group was allowed to sleep as long […]
Are There Any Benefits to Sleeping in a Cold Room?
Winter is upon us, which means that cooler temperatures are here! If you live in the Dallas area like us, you’re probably welcoming the change in seasons. It will also mean that you will probably be sleeping in a chillier bedroom. And that will likely be a good thing. Lots of people prefer to sleep […]
Good Sleep Can Dramatically Lower Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke
Getting good sleep is a critical part of optimal health. As we’ve shared previously, getting good sleep is connected to a longer overall lifespan and good cardiovascular health. Now a new study backs up the connection between good sleep and overall heart health. A new study presented by the European Society of Cardiology’s Congress 2022 […]
How Does a Home Sleep Study Work?
If you think that you’re suffering from obstructive sleep apnea, you’ll need to confirm it through a proper diagnosis. There are a couple of different ways to test for OSA. One is a polysomnography, or an overnight sleep study in a hospital or clinic. However, there are a few challenges with this type of exam: […]
The Surprising Truth about Mouth Taping
There have been several articles floating around recently regarding mouth taping before going to sleep. Several of them have expressed alarm about the practice, which is understandable. But what might surprise you is that, as a leading sleep clinic, we actually endorse mouth taping as a short-term remedy for those suffering from obstructive sleep apnea. […]
Get Good Sleep for a Healthy Heart
It has long been known that getting good sleep is invaluable to your overall health. Poor sleep has been connected to a range of other health problems, such as glaucoma. However, disrupted sleep has now been directly connected to heart disease. The American Heart Association has added sleep to a list of factors considered essential […]
Sleep Well and Live Longer, Study Finds
It’s long been known that getting deep, restful sleep is critical to overall wellness; we’re previously mentioned it here and here. Now another study surfaces demonstrating how uninterrupted sleep is connected to a longer overall lifespan. A joint study between Stanford University and the Danish Center for Sleep Medicine administered more than 13,000 polysomnography tests. […]
Is There a Connection Between Sleep Apnea and Glaucoma?
Obstructive sleep apnea is associated with a number of other health problems, including heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes. Surprisingly, it’s also correlated with another health issue: glaucoma. Glaucoma is a general term referring to a collection of diseases that result in damage to the optic nerve. It is marked by loss of peripheral […]
How Can TMJ Cause Tinnitus?
Tinnitus afflicts millions of Americans each year. It’s generally connected to some sort of underlying condition, such as age-related hearing loss or some sort of ear injury. However, many Americans may be unaware that it can be connected to TMJ disorder, and could potentially be at least partially reversed with the right treatment. Tinnitus is […]