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At Advanced Cardiovascular Sleep Disorder Center in Auburn, AL, we always want to keep our clients informed. Check out our blog entries on the latest news and developments regarding sleep disorders.

SLEEP APNEA AND THE BRAINS OF WOMEN

August 16, 2017 By Aishling Sleep Health Management - 0 Comments

If you're hip on your sleep knowledge, then you probably already know that obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is not just a man's disease, but rather common in women, too. If this is new to you, listen up: For decades it's been thought that women did not normally get OSA, but recent findings and regular clinical observation in sleep labs shows that women not only suffer from OSA, but they often do not ...

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BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR INSOMNIA'S SECRET COUSIN: UNTREATED OSA

August 16, 2017 By Aishling Sleep Health Management - 0 Comments

You can't sleep at night. You've taken every pill, and none of them work. You still get up several hours a night and have trouble falling back asleep. But you haven't had a sleep study yet. Maybe it's time you had a sleep study. It has been common practice to separate the majority of insomniacs from other sleep disordered patients and place them in the therapy/pharmacology track to treat their ...

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CAN INSOMNIA LEAD TO HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE?

August 16, 2017 By Aishling Sleep Health Management - 0 Comments

It's not a stretch to imagine that suffering from chronic insomnia can eventually lead to the development of hypertension. When you are staring at the alarm clock, counting the minutes that have passed while you have remained impossibly awake, it seems like common sense that the stress of this hypervigilant behavior alone could lead to high blood pressure. Recent research continues to show measurable correlations between behaviors of insomnia and high blood pressure. But ...

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MOTHER'S LITTLE HELPER: THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW

August 16, 2017 By Aishling Sleep Health Management - 0 Comments

Worry and stress are as ubiquitous to the parenting landscape as stepping on Legos, cleaning out Cheerios from the backseat of the car, and dealing with seemingly endless bouts of insomnia and sleep deprivation. Some parents find they are overwhelmed with the burdens of managing family life, especially if they are working part- or full-time, volunteering in the community, or caring for elderly parents as well. Exhausted is perhaps too lightweight a term to describe ...

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