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Sleep divorce: To cosleep or not

Getting a <b>sleep divorce</b> may be needed in order to finally get some well deserved rest. Whether due to a sleep disorder or the inability to get used to …

One Sleep or two sleeps. Monophasic vs. Polyphasic sleep

How are we supposed to sleep?<p>We often hear about <b>polyphasic sleep</b> versus <b>monophasic sleep</b>. Polyphasic sleep is where sleep is split into 2 or more …

Recalling dreams improves memory

Do you like to dream?<p>Most people dream, not everyone remembers their <b>dreams</b>. Memory consolidation is the process of converting short term memory to …

Weight loss and sleep apnea

Your <b>weight loss</b> regimen may be stagnating due to no fault of your own<p>Once people make the choice to lose weight, they usually do so with support from …

Weight gain and Sleep

Weight gain and sleep disturbances: How sleep apnea could lead to weight gain?<p>Having a sleep disorder like sleep apnea makes it harder to sleep well …

Infants and sleep deprivation

If you have a new baby you may be experiencing sleepless nights. Your nights will be interrupted and getting a few hours in a row may seem …

Caffeine effects on Sleep deprivation

There is a limited amount of time for caffeine to improve your sleepiness.<p>When you thought coffee would help but you’re still annoyed by everyone …

CPAP therapy and Sleep apnea

This video explains what sleep apnea is and possible treatment options, like CPAP therapy, for those with mild sleep apnea.<p>Simply put, sleep apnea is …

Aromatherapy and CPAP

Aromatherapy: A way to improve the CPAP experience<p>Using scents can help calm first time CPAP users and help with desensitizing them to …

Women and Sleep

Having irregular or deprived sleep can lead to suffering from other medical issues. For <b>woman and sleep</b>, it is an important factor to regulate in …

Women: Breast Cancer and Sleep

Sleep disruption and Breast Cancer in Women<p>Women with breast cancer report having poor sleep. Breast cancer is most often seen as a disease of aging, …

Tired Pregnant Women

Women often feel tired throughout their pregnancies, with extreme fatigue occurring during the third trimester in 60% of pregnant women. Women can …

The CPAP mask

What’s the best CPAP mask for you?<p>The CPAP mask is important to your continued successful CPAP treatment. This article will show the different types …

Importance of sleep clinic relationship

The relationship you have with your sleep clinic is important to your long-term treatment of sleep apnea.<p>When diagnosed with sleep apnea many …

Coffee, coffee, coffee

There is a limited amount of time for caffeine to improve your sleepiness<p>A lot of us drink coffee because we want that caffeine boost that sharpens …

Sleep deprivation as a new parent

The inevitable sleep deprivation for new parents<p>To follow up on our post on the importance of infant sleep, we wanted to discuss the inevitable sleep …

Infant sleep and children sleep

It’s important to ensure proper infant sleep and to find out if problems sleeping may be due to a sleep disorder.<p>Infants sleep a lot. Infant sleep …

When do I need a Polysomnography?

What is Polysomnography (PSG)?<p>It is the recording of several parameters while you sleep that gives a full assessment of how you sleep. It is an …

Sleep apnea: CPAP machine

Sleep apnea and a CPAP machine<p>Simply put, sleep apnea is where a patient stops breathing intermittently during the night due to upper airway …

Snoring, what causes it?

Snoring is due to the soft tissue in the upper airway relaxing. Your tongue may fall backwards, and when you breath out the vibration created by the …

Smoking: Sleeping & Sleep apnea

It is known that smokers have difficulty with their sleep. Most studies show with an increase of smoking there is an increase in sleep latency (takes …

Sleep deprivation and Memory

It seems like everyone is suffering from sleep deprivation.<p>We work too much and sleep too little and wonder why we feel fatigued and annoyed. The …

Effects of Sleep Deprivation

OSA and Heart disease

Home Sleep Testing

Many people may present with sleep issues. Sleep apnea is a disorder where you to stop breathing during the night. During your sleep the airway is …

Pregnancy and sleep-disordered breathing

Learn how to spot the symptoms to help ensure a healthy pregnancy.<p>It’s normal to gain weight and suffer from insomnia during the later stages of your …

Home Sleep Studies

We offer the most affordable sleep testing on the market.<p>CLINIQUE SOMNOMED understands that your home is the most comfortable place to perform a …

More Men than Women present with Sleep Apnea

Differences between Men and Women in the Clinical Presentation of Patients Diagnosed with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome

Pregnancy and sleep apnea

Some women experience some form of sleep disordered breathing during pregnancy. Sleep apnea, when left untreated during pregnancy can lead to …

Humans sleep less than other primates