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What is Snoring?

Sleep is a vital part of our daily routine, providing the necessary rest and rejuvenation for our bodies. However, for many people, sleep can be disrupted by a common but often misunderstood phenomenon – snoring. The question that arises then is – what is snoring? And more importantly, what causes it? In this three part…

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How Do You Use A Sleep Diary?

Sleep is an essential part of our lives that significantly influences our overall health and well-being. However, many people struggle with sleep disorders and irregular sleep patterns, which can negatively impact their daily activities. One effective way to understand your sleep patterns and improve your sleep quality is by keeping a sleep journal or a…

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Unraveling the Mystery: What is The Main Cause of Narcolepsy?

Narcolepsy, a chronic neurological disorder, affects an estimated 1 in 2,000 people worldwide. This condition is characterized by excessive daytime sleepiness, sleep paralysis, hallucinations, and in some cases, sudden loss of muscle tone (cataplexy). Despite its prevalence and significant impact on quality of life, the exact cause of narcolepsy remains a subject of ongoing research.…

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How Do I Know If I’m Narcoleptic?

Narcolepsy is a chronic neurological disorder that affects the brain’s ability to regulate sleep-wake cycles. It can cause excessive daytime sleepiness, at times, causing you to fall asleep suddenly. In some cases, it can even cause hallucinations. It’s estimated that up to 200,000 Americans have narcolepsy, but many are undiagnosed or misdiagnosed. If you think…

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Is All Snoring Sleep Apnea?

If you’ve ever shared a room with someone who snores, you know how disruptive it can be. But many are surprised to find out that the person doing the snoring is also experiencing disrupted sleep. Snoring is the most common symptom associated with a severe medical condition called sleep apnea. Patients who suffer from sleep…