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Seasons and schedules

The seasons changing mean a number of things to all of us. Some of us relish the end of summer. Some of us wish summer would go on forever. But if you’ve been struggling with jaw pain, a sleep appliance, or even a sleep issue at all, it’s time to take charge of your...

Good sleep and your immune system…

These days it’s really important that we do everything we can to keep our bodies as healthy as possible. That includes the whole gamut: improving our hygiene, staying active, hydrating, and eating well. But one thing that often gets forgotten about is the importance...

It’s Sleep Awareness Month!

More than 18 million American adults have sleep apnea. By any standards, that’s a large and significant number. And while self care and various forms of wellness are on the top of nearly everyone’s minds these days, we still tend to not get nearly enough sleep. Still....

Your heart matters.

Overall good health is important in every way as we all know, and good sleep is an essential part of that mix. What a number of people don’t know, however, is that disrupted sleep can affect your heart. There are a few things that come together to make heart health a...

Be it resolved, that in 2020…

We all know that song and the lore, that every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end. But new starts have great value if we use them right, right? So why not take a tiny effort to pick a resolution that’s easy to do? Although resolutions related to...

Oh, December Holidays…

December is upon us, even though we’ve had the weather for it for a month now. The season is in full swing. The holidays. Some might say the holi-daze. For those of us with sleep irregularities, the holiday season can foster an even more erratic sleep schedule. There...

On being grateful…

While it might not be the first and most apparent consideration when thinking about a good night’s sleep, it turn out that how we take ourselves to sleep impacts the nature of our sleep quite a bit. In a world that seems to value what we do over how we actually are,...

There are signs…

Are you having jaw pain? A little clicking or popping when you open your mouth? Maybe it just is uncomfortable to chew? You could have Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, or TMJD. With so many different symptoms showing up in so many ways, the disorder often goes...

Glimmers…

There are about 5.8 million people living with Alzheimer’s Disease at this moment. Given the overwhelming number of people struggling with this debilitating affliction, it’s hard to even imagine how many other lives are touched by Alzheimer’s on a daily basis....

Circadian rhythms and your kids!

Every living creature needs to sleep. It turns out that sleep is the main job of the brain during early development! Newborn brains don’t know this immediately, though. It takes some time to develop Circadian rhythms, or the sleep-wake cycle. They are regulated by...