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Living With Sleep Apnea

Sleep Deprivation Side Effects and Your Health

By Living With Sleep Apnea, Sleep Medicine
Okay, we all understand that smoking is bad. We’re aware that junk food isn’t great either. But would it surprise you to learn that poor quality sleep could be wreaking havoc on your health as well? Really, this doesn’t seem fair. Many of us don’t have a choice about missing sleep – it’s just something we learn to accept as part of modern life. However, research shows that poor quality sleep could be wreaking havoc on our health one fitful, sleepless night at a time.
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Busting and Confirming Sleep Myths & Facts

By Living With Sleep Apnea, Sleep Medicine
For a topic that’s been studied for centuries, we still know surprisingly little about sleep. It’s only in the last few decades that scientists have started to delve into the physiology of our non-waking lives. However, despite all the latest scientific advances, plenty of myths abound – especially in regards to sleep apnea. From the big aspects of sleep science to some of the more suble facts, there is much to learn about sleep. For example, did you know that you yawn less when you’re cold? And did you know that counting sheep won’t help you fall asleep, and that it might actually keep you awake longer? Let’s get to the bottom of some of the most common (and recent) sleep myths, including how many hours are ideal.
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