Category Archives: Sleep Medicine

You Snooze, You Lose: Teen Sleep Examined

Teenage years can prove to be challenging with many changes happening all at once, but one change many parents overlook is the lack of sleep their teens may be getting. With overloaded schedules, social media obsessions and chatting with friends until the wee hours of the night, teens are having a harder time than ever…
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Move More to Sleep Better

Ready or not, the holidays are here. With all the feasting, shopping, parties and year-end budgeting, it can be tough to keep up a regular exercise routine. If you’re feeling sluggish, it’s time to get active in order to catch up on some much-needed ZzZs. Just as little as 10 minutes of aerobic exercise, such…
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Daylight Savings Can Affect Your Health

Daylight saving time ends this Sunday! Did you know that extra hour of sleep may decrease your chance of heart disease by 10%? It also makes streets about 8% safer. It is important to get into a good routine to develop a healthy sleeping pattern. Here are five tips for forming good sleep habits: Follow…
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Don’t Ignore Your Snore

Snoring is a common occurrence in many households. However, if snoring happens frequently, it can affect the quantity and quality of your sleep. Some common concerns are poor sleep, daytime fatigue, irritability and increased health problems. (more…)
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A to Zzzzz

Feeling like your sleep is out of whack lately? While affected by the social constructs of when to be awake and when to be asleep, falling and staying asleep is largely guided by an internal, involuntary rhythm that guides you to rest, regulating your body temperature and functions. Sleep is essential to life – even…
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Three Reasons You Might Not Be Sleeping Well

By: David Huang, MD, Tallahassee Memorial Sleep Center Medical Director [caption id="attachment_10624" align="alignright" width="150"] David Huang, MD, is board-certified in sleep medicine and is the medical director of the Tallahassee Memorial Sleep Center.[/caption] A good night’s rest is essential to good health and well being. Not getting enough sleep places you at a higher risk…
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