Weighted Blankets and Sleep Apnea

Over the past few years weighted blankets have been popularised as a tool to generally improve sleep however it is unsettled with researchers whether they should be used by those who suffer from sleep apnea or other respiratory issues. Weighted blankets are designed to weigh roughly 10% of your body weight and rely on the principle of Deep Touch Pressure.  Deep Touch Pressure (DTP) is a tactile sensory input from any form of pressure exerted equally across the body, such as a

By |August 27th, 2020|Comments Off on Weighted Blankets and Sleep Apnea

Why Don’t We Wake Up From Our Own Snores?

Snoring is terrible. Especially for someone who does not snore. It is often said that people who snore have an exceptional talent. They unconsciously produce noises during the night that can wake up an entire floor of the hotel of a medium size. The question that you are all asking yourselves is: How is it possible that a person who snores does not wake up from their own snore? Well, it is possible. Snoring is a disorder that develops as

By |December 31st, 2018|Comments Off on Why Don’t We Wake Up From Our Own Snores?

Snoring in Kids and Health Issues

Snoring is more common among adults than kids. But kids do snore from time to time. When an infant has a cold or nasal blockage due to mucus buildup, snoring is natural. Any kind of obstacle that will prevent natural breathing will compel one to snore. Odd snoring once in a while or when a child is sick is fine. Regular snoring is not normal so you ought to delve into the possibilities if there is something else that’s more

By |December 8th, 2018|Comments Off on Snoring in Kids and Health Issues

What is Catathrenia?

Catathrenia is a form of parasomnia that was discovered in 1983 by a group of Belgium scientists. Parasomnia is described as a category of sleep disorders that involve abnormal occurrences such as movements, behaviors, and emotions. People with this disorder tend to experience nocturnal groaning during the different sleep cycles. This primarily occurred during the REM cycle of sleep and it is typically followed by slow and deep breathing. This disorder typically happens when you are in a deep slumber

By |May 17th, 2018|Comments Off on What is Catathrenia?

Yohimbine to Help with Snoring

There are many devices that claim to alleviate snoring. Most of them have limited evidence or no clinical proof. Sleep apnea is a more serious ailment and is a chronic condition. CPAP is the widely used device to remedy sleep apnea, at least to contain it if not to cure it. CPAP has been criticized by many for not being effective enough. People don’t experience similar relief with CPAP. There are numerous experiments being conducted around the world to find

By |September 30th, 2017|Comments Off on Yohimbine to Help with Snoring

Socks for Snoring

Snoring is a problem that affects many sleepers around the world. This is especially the case for those that have to sleep next to or share a bed with these snorers and the snorers themselves. While snoring is undoubtedly annoying, snoring can be a symptom of a larger problem that can lead to serious medical conditions. The key to helping someone that struggles with snoring is understanding why they snore and the options that are available to help them.  

By |August 31st, 2017|Comments Off on Socks for Snoring

Apple Aims to Help You Sleep Better with Beddit Buy

Apple has purchased Beddit, a Finnish sleep monitoring company. Although the full details of the buyout have yet to emerge, Beddit users were served with an updated privacy policy nothing that personal data gathered by Beddit will be shared in compliance with Apple's Privacy Policy going forward. The message pushed to Beddit owners read: “Beddit has been acquired by Apple. Your personal data will be collected, used and disclosed in accordance with the Apple Privacy Policy.”   Details of the

By |July 29th, 2017|Comments Off on Apple Aims to Help You Sleep Better with Beddit Buy

Nocturia and Sleep Apnea

Nocturia is waking up from sleep at night to voluntarily urinate. Until recently, it was thought to be because of a full bladder, however, it is a sign of obstructive sleep apnea. Waking up once or twice to go to the bathroom to urinate is considered normal, however waking up more than two times is a condition related to sleep deprivation. Many people especially those with untreated sleep apnea have reported to taking nightly trips to the bathroom more than

By |June 30th, 2017|Comments Off on Nocturia and Sleep Apnea

The Challenge of Choosing Anti Snoring and Sleep Apnea Devices

There has been an unprecedented growth of anti-snoring and sleep apnea devices in the recent years. According to the statistics published in ‘Global Anti-Snoring & Sleep Apnea Devices Market Assessment & Forecast: 2016 – 2020’, the North American market alone was worth $2,775.1 million two years back and the industry is poised to grow in excess of 6% every year till 2020. It is estimated that the anti-snoring and sleep apnea devices market would be valued at around $3,781.6 million

By |June 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on The Challenge of Choosing Anti Snoring and Sleep Apnea Devices

Surgeries Used To Treat Snoring

While it is true that snoring can come from a variety of sources, it is also true that there are a number of different ways in which to deal with the condition. There are several surgical procedures and other treatment methods that can be used to alleviate the snoring. Naturally, these are things you are going to want to discuss with a trusted medical professional.   At the same time, there is nothing wrong with a little research.   Laser

By |May 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Surgeries Used To Treat Snoring
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