Tag - Sleep

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Get the Sleep You Need
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Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea Can Lower High Blood Pressure
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Catching ZZZZZZs: Little Company of Mary’s Sleep Disorders Center and the Sleep Apnea Hurts Hearts Campaign

Get the Sleep You Need

Getting a good night’s rest isn’t easy for everyone. Sometimes the stress of work, family and other things can keep you up and thinking late into the night. Certain lifestyle factors can also lead to restless nights. What to do about it, then? By reducing stress, breaking out of bad sleep habits and perhaps creating…

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Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea Can Lower High Blood Pressure

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a condition characterized by repeated pauses in breathing during sleep. The link between OSA and high blood pressure is so strong that if you have one condition you’re likely to have the other. In fact, studies have shown that at least 50 percent of people with OSA also have high…

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Catching ZZZZZZs: Little Company of Mary’s Sleep Disorders Center and the Sleep Apnea Hurts Hearts Campaign

Loud snoring, morning headaches, restless sleep, forgetfulness and mood changes are just a few signs of sleep apnea. Sleep apnea involves the repeated collapse of the upper airway during sleep. It puts an enormous strain on your heart by repeatedly causing oxygen levels to drop and blood pressure to surge as you sleep. More than…

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