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Sleep Help

Sleep Like a Champion

Professional athletes are always on the run between training workouts, team practices and competitions, so how does sleep fit into their schedules?

Ways to Recover From Sleep Debt

For most adults, getting the recommended amount of sleep each night can be difficult. With busy schedules that demand earlier mornings and later nights, eight hours of sleep seems like a forgone dream. However, cutting corners on sleep can put you in debt—sleep debt.

CPAP Use Controls Blood Pressure

Many years ago, scientists and researchers discovered that patients with obstructive sleep apnea had a greater incidence of high blood pressure than people without any sleep disorders. In the early 2000, researchers found that beyond all reasonable doubt that obstructive sleep apnea is an independent risk factor for hypertension.

Use Your CPAP Machine to Reduce Cardiovascular Risks

Have you been diagnosed with sleep apnea? Are you supposed to use a CPAP machine throughout the nights to make sure your breathing never stops? People with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are usually prescribed a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) to keep them breathing throughout every hour of the night. 

Speed Up Recovery with Proper Sleep

Have you recently experienced a health setback? A traumatic event like a heart attack can interfere with your body’s natural rhythms and requires recovery time to get back on track. In a recent study conducted at the University of Guelph, it was found that patients recovering from a heart attack recovered faster if they maintained a proper sleep schedule. The study was conducted on mice and found definitively that the sleep schedule sped up healing.