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Could Your Sleep Apnea Make it Difficult to Control Your Type 2 Diabetes?

November 3, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentalsleepcenterofnewjersey @ 7:32 pm
person snoring on a couch

If you’re having a difficult time controlling your type 2 diabetes, it’s important that you know about another condition called sleep apnea. A study published in 2013 in Family Medicine found that one out of every two people with type 2 diabetes has a chance of being diagnosed with a sleeping disorder. So, why is the connection between sleep apnea and type 2 diabetes so important to know about? Read on to learn how these two conditions are more closely related than you may think, and how you can keep them from being difficult to control.

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6 Essential Oils That Can Help You Sleep Soundly

October 26, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentalsleepcenterofnewjersey @ 9:43 pm

Getting a full 7 to 9 hours of sleep every night helps your body and mind stay healthy and alert, but what if you’re having trouble getting quality rest? One possible answer is aromatherapy; when certain essential oils are inhaled, the chemicals they contain interact with the body in many ways that can improve your slumber. Here are 6 examples of essential oils for better sleep.

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Is Man’s Best Friend Affecting Your Sleep?

August 20, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentalsleepcenterofnewjersey @ 7:46 pm
Man sleeping with dog

Do you have a furry friend at home? Recent studies show that 95% of the US population consider their dog or cat as a member of their family, so it’s no surprise that many people sleep with their pets. Your cute animal provides comfort, support, love, and many other benefits, but are they affecting the way you sleep? Especially for those with sleep apnea in West Orange, it’s important to do everything you can to set yourself up for a successful night of rest. Keep reading to learn whether or not your little companions are having an impact on your sleep.

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Is Your Phone Making Your Sleep Apnea in West Orange Even Worse?

July 7, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentalsleepcenterofnewjersey @ 3:36 pm
person using their phone in bed

Have you noticed that your sleep apnea in West Orange seems to be getting worse? Nowadays, most people will get on their phone while lying in bed to help them fall asleep. Whether they’re scrolling through their social media, checking their emails, or reading interesting articles, using a phone could be impacting your quality of rest. Reading a book may be the trick to getting the sleep you need and deserve. Read on to learn what the research says, and how you can make it easier for yourself to fall and stay asleep.  

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Sleep Apnea In West Orange And Women: Can Menopause Put You At A Higher Risk?

June 18, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentalsleepcenterofnewjersey @ 7:13 pm
restless person in bed

Is your partner suffering from your chronic loud snoring? Are you waking up feeling exhausted? Sleep apnea in West Orange can have a huge impact on your day-to-day life, and for women, symptoms may not appear until menopause. Why is this? Studies have shown that going through menopause may make your sleep apnea worse. The problem is that many of the signs of menopause and sleep apnea overlap, making it hard to distinguish whether you have a sleeping condition or not. Read on to learn when it’s time for further evaluation and intervention and what the research says.

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Can Your Diet Affect Your Sleep Apnea In West Orange?

May 12, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentalsleepcenterofnewjersey @ 8:31 pm
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It’s been a long week and you’re powering through the rest of it by drinking as much caffeine as you can muster. After your day at work, you visit the bar to hang out with friends and wind down. Your day’s been so exhausting that you’re surprised when you lay down in bed and you can’t fall asleep. After a while, you finally manage to drift off, but when you wake up, you’ve got a headache and feel just as exhausted as you did the night before. Making a few lifestyle changes may help combat your sleep apnea in West Orange. Read on to learn how your diet could affect the quality of your sleep.

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