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Category: Sleeping Tips

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…

What Makes a Good Night’s Sleep?

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Tue 10/22/2019
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According to the results of a survey conducted by the National Sleep Foundation, more than three-fourths of individuals surveyed reported that they have a good night’s sleep at least a few nights a week. Most individuals said they sleep an average of six hours and 44 minutes on work nights, and approximately seven and a…

Children Sleep Better When Parents Establish Rules and Limit Technology

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

Do Sleep Trackers Really Help?

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Sun 06/23/2019

Sleep trackers are devices used to collect information about people’s nightly sleep patterns, the goal of which is to help people learn more about their sleep behavior so they can get a better night’s rest. But how effective are sleep trackers? Does the information they gather really help people to improve the quality of their…

New Job? Reset Your Sleep Routine

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Mon 03/25/2019

Sleep is essential for success at the workplace. If you have recently started a new job or started a new shift that is forcing you to wake up earlier or later than before, it’s time to adjust your sleep schedule. West Orange dentist Dr. Ivan Stein of New Jersey Sleep Apnea Solutions shares the following…

The Effects of Exercise on Sleep

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Sat 02/23/2019

By now you are aware that exercise is important for a good night’s rest. Research shows that working out can improve overall quality of sleep, as well as help improve symptoms of certain sleep disorders, including insomnia and sleep apnea. Here’s one thing that you may not be aware of: the time of day you…

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.

Could You Benefit From a Sleep Diary?

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Sun 11/25/2018

For people with sleep problems (e.g., insomnia, waking up in the middle of the night) there is a simple way to get to the root of the problem: keeping a sleep diary. Some practitioners believe that keeping a sleep log or diary is beneficial for detecting sleep problems and helping people restore healthy sleep patterns.

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…