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Category: Sleep Problems

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…

How Blue Light Affects Sleep

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Fri 12/29/2017

Digital screens are an unavoidable part of our lives these days, and parting ways with them each night can be difficult for many people. Whether you wind down in the evening by reading from a tablet, obsessively checking social media, or curling up in bed to an episode of your favorite show, the blue light…

Study: Military Spouse Sleep Disturbances Are Common

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Wed 10/26/2016
Poor Sleep and Kidney Disease

A recent study published in the journal of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine found that spouses of military service members experience a significant amount of sleep disturbances. In this blog post, Dr. Ivan Stein of New Jersey Sleep Apnea Solutions takes a closer look at the study’s findings and its implications.

What Are the Different Types of Sleep Apnea?

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Mon 03/21/2016

Nearly 20 million Americans suffer from the sleep disorder known as sleep apnea. Many people are familiar with the most common type of sleep apnea — obstructive sleep apnea or OSA — but fail to recognize the two other types of the disorder. Here, Dr. Ivan Stein and the team at New Jersey Sleep Apnea…