Children Sleep Better When Parents Establish Rules and Limit Technology
Submitted by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Sun 09/22/2019 - 09:00
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.
Signs Your Child May Have Sleep Apnea
Submitted by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Fri 08/23/2019 - 09:00
While it is true that most cases of sleep apnea are found among adults, children are not immune to the sleep disorder. Characterized by cessations in breath during sleep, sleep apnea often goes undetected. It is possible that some parents are unaware that their child has sleep apnea because they don’t know the symptoms or…
How Sleep Apnea Affects Blood Pressure
Submitted by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Tue 07/23/2019 - 09:00
If you have sleep apnea, you probably aren’t getting the proper amount of sleep each night. Sleep plays a crucial role in keeping your mind and body rested and healthy, so if you aren’t getting enough sleep, your risk for certain health conditions, including high blood pressure, may increase. Below, the team at New Jersey…
Do Sleep Trackers Really Help?
Submitted by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Sun 06/23/2019 - 09:00
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…
Study Identifies New Link between Sleep Apnea Symptoms and Alzheimer’s Disease
Submitted by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Fri 05/24/2019 - 09:00
Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which a person’s breathing is disrupted, stopping and starting repeatedly during sleep. Sleep apnea primarily affects middle-aged and older people, and new research from the Mayo Clinic reveals that sleep apnea may be linked to a higher risk for Alzheimer’s disease. Below, the team at New Jersey Sleep…
How Sleep Affects Your Immune System
Submitted by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Wed 04/24/2019 - 09:00
It’s no secret that sleep plays an important role in your health. While getting more sleep won’t necessarily prevent you from getting sick, skipping on a good night’s rest (seven to eight hours a night for adults) can adversely affect your immune system, leaving you susceptible to a cold, flu or other virus.
New Job? Reset Your Sleep Routine
Submitted by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Mon 03/25/2019 - 09:00
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
Submitted by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Sat 02/23/2019 - 09:00
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…
How Lack of Sleep Is Costing the U.S. Billions of Dollars
Submitted by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Thu 01/24/2019 - 09:00
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
Submitted by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Tue 12/25/2018 - 09:00
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.