The Statistics of Sleep

The Statistics of Sleep

Sleep disorders and lack of sleep have a dynamic impact on health. In the short term, a person can suffer a lack of alertness, impaired memory and relationship stress. If you’re a long time sufferer, there can be weight gain and obesity, diabetes, depression, immune...
What is OSA?

What is OSA?

Many people snore a bit during the nighttime hours. But this snoring is usually not seen as much of a problem until it becomes loud enough to disturb others. Most people do not know the causes or the risks involved with heavy or chronic snoring. However, it is...

What is CPAP?

Continuous positive pressure airway (CPAP) is a treatment used on patients with sleep apnea to keep their air passages open while they sleep. Obesity and age are risk factors for developing sleep apnea. It is more common in men than women. People with sleep apnea...
What is Sleep Debt?

What is Sleep Debt?

Sleep debt is the result of insufficient sleep. It’s also called sleep deficit, and it can have serious effects on a person’s physical and mental health. Sleep deficit is cumulative, so the longer a person goes without sleep, the deeper the fatigue they suffer and the...