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How to Sleep Well During Spring Allergy Season

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Spring is such a beautiful time of year. I love the return of bright sunlight, watching flowers emerge from my garden, and enjoying seasonal fruits and vegetables. The only downside I see to spring is the resurfacing of seasonal allergies that vary in intensity from year-to-year. Untreated allergies can result in restless nights from constant […]

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Oral Treatments Provide Alternatives to CPAP Therapy

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Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy has long been the go-to, gold standard for treating sleep apnea. This form of therapy is widely known as the most effective way to reduce apneas, which are the pauses in breathing that patients with sleep apnea experience during the night. However, “anywhere from 30% to more than half […]

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Parents Transform Children’s Bedrooms into ‘Snore Rooms’

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I was watching a movie the other day, and in one scene, the lead actress returns home and visits her childhood bedroom. She smiles as she looks at mementos from her childhood – everything in the room is exactly the same as she left it. This is another case where the movies are far different […]

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Treating Sleep Apnea and Snoring Slows Cognitive Decline

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For years, doctors and patients alike thought snoring was just an annoyance, but not a major health concern in and of itself. A recent study has created a paradigm shift in that thinking – untreated heavy snoring and sleep apnea may cause cognitive decline 10 years earlier than in patients without these conditions. Researchers reviewed […]

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Snoring and the Separate Beds Trend

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Do you remember Lucy and Ricky sleeping in separate twin beds in the show “I Love Lucy”? Most think the reason was to convey a sense of propriety, but my theory behind the separate beds is that Ricky was a chronic snorer! You’d be surprised to learn how many couples still sleep in separate beds […]

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