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Category: Sleep Problems

Can a Weighted Blanket Help You Sleep Better?

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Thu 06/18/2020
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Could something as simple as a blanket help the 50 to 70 million adults who are suffering to get a good night’s rest? The masterminds behind weighted blankets think so. Weighted blankets look like normal blankets, but are filled with glass or plastic beads that add anywhere from 5 to 30 pounds to the heaviness…

Why the Snooze Button Messes With Your Sleep

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Sun 04/19/2020

Do you hit the snooze button on your alarm each morning? Those extra minutes of sleep may seem precious at the time, but the long-term effects can disturb your sleep pattern. West Orange sleep specialist Dr. Ivan Stein discusses why it is better for your health to get rid an alarm with a snooze button…

Sleep Apnea Linked to Memory Loss

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Fri 03/20/2020

If your memory is not what it once was, you may chalk it up to aging. You may also fear that memory loss is linked to Alzheimer’s disease or other mental conditions. While these are possibilities, if you suffer from sleep apnea, that could prove the culprit. West Orange sleep specialist Dr. Ivan Stein discusses…

Children Sleep Better When Parents Establish Rules and Limit Technology

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Sun 09/22/2019

Sleep is essential for a child’s development, and parents can make a difference by establishing rules around bedtime and electronic device usage. This is according to a poll conducted by the National Sleep Foundation. West Orange sleep specialist Dr. Ivan Stein discusses some of the findings in this blog post.

How Lack of Sleep Is Costing the U.S. Billions of Dollars

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Thu 01/24/2019

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than a third of American adults are not getting enough sleep on a regular basis. What’s more, sleep deprivation (defined as sleeping six hours or less a night) is costing the U.S. economy a whopping $411 billion per year. Read on as West Orange…

Five Sleep Mistakes You Can Fix Tonight

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Tue 12/25/2018

According to sources, nearly 70 million Americans report having sleep problems, ranging from insomnia to daytime drowsiness and fatigue. Although many of us may not like to admit it, some sleep problems are a direct result of bad habits and behaviors.

Are Drugstore Sleep Aids Safe?

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Fri 10/26/2018

Dozens of sleep aids clog the aisles of chain and local drug stores. While these products claim they can provide a restful night’s sleep, many people are wary of these claims and wonder if there are any harmful side effects. In a recent Harvard Health article, Dr. Lawrence Epstein, an instructor in medicine at Harvard…

Study: Teens Are Getting Less Sleep

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Wed 09/26/2018

The amount of sleep that teenagers are getting has dropped significantly over the past 20 years. This is according to a study published in the journal Pediatrics, which looked at the sleeping habits of adolescents aged 12 to 16. The study also found that lack of sleep puts teens at higher risk for certain health…

How Sleep Apnea Affects Your Everyday Life

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Wed 06/27/2018

By now you are well aware of how a sleep disorder like sleep apnea can affect your ability to get a good night’s rest. But the effects of sleep apnea extend far beyond night time. In this blog post, West Orange dentist and sleep specialist Dr. Ivan Stein explains some of the ways sleep apnea…

Signs That You’re Too Stressed to Sleep

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Mon 05/28/2018

Do you have difficulty falling asleep, despite lying in bed for hours upon hours? As a result, do you wake up in the morning feeling tired or drowsy? The answer behind your inability to sleep may be stress. West Orange dentist and sleep specialist Dr. Ivan Stein meets with hundreds of individuals each year that…