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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...

CPAP not working for you?

Is your CPAP machine not working for you or your loved one? Dr. Bez asks because you may be joining many others with sleep apnea who share something known in the field as “CPAP failure.” Studies show that up to 50% of those who have been diagnosed with Sleep Apnea and...