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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.

Happy Healthy New Year from Advanced Cardiovascular Sleep Disorders Center!

December 31, 2017 By Aishling Sleep Health Management - 0 Comments

Happy Healthy New Year from Advanced Cardiovascular Sleep Disorders Center!

We hope 2018 is a healthy happy year for everyone in the greater Auburn, Alabama area! Please don't hesitate to call us at (334) 321-3840 if you have a sleep health concern!

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Take note: Sleep loss + alcohol consumption = drowsy driving

December 27, 2017 By Aishling Sleep Health Management - 0 Comments

Take note: Sleep loss + alcohol consumption =  drowsy driving

[by Tamara Sellman RPSGT CCSH for Advanced Cardiovascular Sleep Disorders Center] By now you’ve likely heard the term “drowsy driving.” This form of impairment while operating a car has become a significant problem in our country. Part of the reason is that it’s very difficult to know when you’re sleep deprived. Our ability to make sound judgments or to check in with our alertness is masked by sleep deprivation. On top of ...

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Merry Christmas to our friends in Auburn!

December 24, 2017 By Aishling Sleep Health Management - 0 Comments

Merry Christmas to our friends in Auburn!

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The Winter Solstice, Circadian Rhythms and Sleep

December 20, 2017 By Aishling Sleep Health Management - 0 Comments

The Winter Solstice, Circadian Rhythms and Sleep

[by Tamara Sellman RPSGT CCSH for Advanced Cardiovascular Sleep Disorders Center]  The winter solstice in North America, which is described as the shortest day and longest night of the year, takes place tomorrow. While our current meteorological winter got off to a sparkling start with the snow we encountered earlier this month, winter solstice marks what is known as astronomical winter. At this time of year, the North Pole receives literally no solar energy. (No ...

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Is it possible to sleep too much?

December 17, 2017 By Aishling Sleep Health Management - 0 Comments

Is it possible to sleep too much?

[by Tamara Sellman RPSGT CCSH for Advanced Cardiovascular Sleep Disorders Center]  If getting eight hours of sleep a night is healthy, won't sleeping more than nine be even better? The National Sleep Foundation recommends that most adults between the ages of 18 and 65 sleep between seven and nine hours a night for optimum health. For adults age 65 and older, the recommendation is between seven and eight hours nightly.  They put a cap ...

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Give yourself the gift of sleep for the holidays

December 13, 2017 By Aishling Sleep Health Management - 0 Comments

Give yourself the gift of sleep for the holidays

[by Tamara Sellman RPSGT CCSH for Advanced Cardiovascular Sleep Disorders Center]  Stress during the holidays is a given. You can blame holiday stress on a variety of causes:  Physical stress You might be skipping breaks and rest periods to finish your shopping, decorating, or errands. Throw in some unexpected winter weather (snow, anybody?) and you might see your work schedule change, throwing your plans (and maybe your back!) out of whack. Sore feet from trips ...

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Sleep Disorders, At A Glance

December 10, 2017 By Aishling Sleep Health Management - 0 Comments

Sleep Disorders, At A Glance

[by Tamara Sellman RPSGT CCSH for Advanced Cardiovascular Sleep Disorders Center]  Sleeping well may be one of the biggest challenges for most people. But identifying the root cause of poor sleep is even more elusive. Could it be caused by poor sleep hygiene? Is it the result of a health condition you know about? Might medications be part of the problem? What about menstrual cycles, stress, or allergies?  Or maybe you have an actual sleep ...

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Five commonly confused or misunderstood sleep terms

December 6, 2017 By Aishling Sleep Health Management - 0 Comments

Five commonly confused or misunderstood sleep terms

[by Tamara Sellman RPSGT CCSH for Advanced Cardiovascular Sleep Disorders Center]  Current recommendations from the National Sleep Foundation state that the average adult should sleep between seven and nine hours of sleep every night to maintain good health. Anything less than seven hours amounts to sleep loss. How we define that sleep loss can be a matter of semantics. Is is sleep deprivation? Sleep debt? Sleep restriction? Insomnia? Insufficient or inadequate sleep? Knowing the difference ...

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