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Posted September 29th, 2022

15 Tips for creating the ideal bedtime routine for your child

Most parents know that establishing a bedtime routine for their children is important, but few realize just how crucial it can be. A good bedtime routine can help your child get the rest they need to grow and thrive, while a lack of routine can lead to sleep problems and even behavioral issues.  So what […]

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Posted March 22nd, 2022

Why Do People Snore?

Our culture treats snoring as normal. In books, movies, and TV shows, snoring is how we show someoneis sleeping. Kids fake snoring when they’re trying to pretend to be asleep. We even call sleeping“catching some zzzzzs.” So snoring is just a part of life, right? WRONG. Snoring is the sound that our bodies make when […]

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Posted March 15th, 2022

Can a weighted blanket help me sleep?

If you have trouble sleeping, you’ve probably had a friend or family member recommend a weighted blanket. However, a good weighted blanket can be a big investment. What does the science say about weighted blankets for sleep? Are they expensive placebos, or do they really work? What the science says Here’s a round-up of the […]

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Posted March 8th, 2022

Get to sleep faster with these tips and tricks

Did you know there are ways to get yourself and your kids to sleep faster? It can be hard to settle down for sleep after a busy or stressful day. The tips and tricks shared below will help you get to sleep faster so your brain and body can do the work of sleep. Turn […]

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Posted March 1st, 2022

Top 10 Foods That Help You Sleep

We all want to get healthier, more efficient sleep. We try to practice good sleep hygiene, we create pleasant bedrooms, and we try to exercise. Did you know that what you eat during the day can also help you get better sleep at night? Here are the top 10 delicious and nutritious foods for helping […]

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Posted January 10th, 2022

Does OSA make you more vulnerable to Covid?

As the Covid pandemic continues, we’re finally getting studies about how obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) affects Covid-19. The short answer is “very badly.” A recent study from scientists in Iceland has clarified the link between OSA and severe Covid-19 outcomes. Until now, it’s been hard to be sure how much OSA affects Covid-19 outcomes because […]

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Posted January 10th, 2022

Underweight Ped Patients? They May Need Sleep Studies!

In the dental and medical fields, we’re often most concerned about our obese patients.  Obesity can be related to a host of dangerous medical conditions, including sleep apnea.  It’s also easy to spot, and the patients or their parents often realize that it’s a problem and are working toward solutions. Underweight patients often get overlooked, […]

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Posted January 10th, 2022

Is polysomnography always best?

A new study from researchers in Australia suggests that, contrary to current medical practices, a sleep lab may not always be the best way to accurately diagnose obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The scientists from Flinders University studied the sleep test results of over 62,000 adults. For the study, adults used a non-invasive sleep home sleep […]

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Posted January 10th, 2022

Good sleep is essential for teen mental health

Good sleep is essential for mental health, and it can be especially important for teens. As teens grow and cope with stress, the emotional regulation provided by REM sleep, which tends to occur closer to wake-up time, allows our teens to grow and thrive. Now, researchers from McGill University in Canada have found that teens […]

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Posted December 23rd, 2021

Exciting oral appliance news from Australia

Australian researchers have published an exciting new paper about oral appliance therapy (OAT) for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).   Oral appliances for sleep apnea are a less invasive, more comfortable way of reducing a person’s apnea-hypopnea index (AHI). They work by moving the lower jaw forward to keep the airway from collapsing and the tongue from […]

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Airway Is Life:

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Healthy Sleep Revolution Podcast

Snoring? Tired all day? Trouble focusing?
So many think these symptoms are common in kids and adults when tired. Join us as we debunk some of these common myths and put the spotlight on Sleep Apnea. Discover what constitutes healthy sleep and how we can help ourselves and our kids get the best sleep ever.

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