Sleep Related Articles

Featured below are a variety of sleep related articles which you might find interesting.

1. Sleep Apnea

1.1. What is Sleep Apnea? 324
Author: MySleep    Date: 25 January 2019

Sleep apnea is very a common sleep disorder. It can be potentially serious, as it affects your breathing while you sleep. If your partner complains about your snoring or you wake up with a headache and feel tired and irritable all day, it is possible that you suffer from sleep apnea. Learn more


1.2. What causes Sleep Apnea? 223
Author: MySleep    Date: 23 January 2019

Sleep apnea causes a person's breathing to stop and start repeatedly, causing them to briefly wake up many times throughout the night. Sleep apnea is often associated with restlessness and loud snoring. It is this frequent waking that leads to daytime sleepiness and headaches. Learn more


1.3. Sleep Apnea Symptoms 218
Author: MySleep    Date: 21 January 2019

Sleep apnea symptoms can include load snoring, pauses in breathing, headaches in the morning, sleep deprivation, insomnia, memory loss, and more. In some cases, the sleep specialist may refer you to a neurologist or sleep laboratory to evaluate for other sleeping disorders.  Learn more


1.4. Sleep Apnea Treatments and Remedies 221
Author: MySleep    Date: 19 January 2019

Medical treatments for sleep apnea include Continuous Positive Airflow Pressure (CPAP), breathing devices and dental devices. Implants and surgery should only be considered in selected cases.  Learn more


1.5. Sleep Apnea Machines 213
Author: MySleep    Date: 15 January 2019

Continuous Positive Airflow Pressure (CPAP) treatment is the first choice for moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea. A mask is attached to the machine, supplying a constant stream of air to keep the breathing passages open. Modern CPAP technology machines are comfortable, quiet and much lighter than their older counterparts. Now it is easier than ever to enjoy restful sleep, which will boost your physical and mental energy.  Learn more


1.6. How to help loved ones deal with sleep apnea 585
Author: MySleep    Date: 20 November 2017

Many people treat snoring as a joke or something they feel embarrassed about. But loud snoring—especially when accompanied by daytime fatigue—may be a sign of sleep apnea, a common disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts as you sleep. Sleep apnea can leave you feeling exhausted during the day, affect your mood and your relationship with your bed partner, and even be dangerous to your health. Learn more


2. General Articles

2.1. How poor sleep can make you gain weight 681
Author: Rob Henst    Date: 06 March 2018

Are you trying to lose weight by eating more healthy and exercising more? Great! But chances are you are ignoring another important aspect of weight loss: sleep!  Learn more


2.2. Sleep - the natural tonic to enhanced work performance 592
Author: Paula R. Pienaar    Date: 06 March 2018

We all have days where we go to work feeling tired, or reach our productivity threshold earlier than we would wish. We watch the clock ticking away and feel as though the day will never end. Learn more


2.3. The Magic Bullet for a New You 574
Author: Sports Science Institute of South Africa    Date: 28 February 2018

Most of us have suffered the consequences of poor sleep at some time or another. While you might not realise it, poor sleep is likely to be responsible for the lethargy, dullness of mind, forgetfulness, feelings of not being able to cope, and even grumpiness you may experience. Learn more


2.4. Nutrition: Do the foods we eat influence how well we sleep? 840
Author: MySleep    Date: 23 September 2017

This is a debatable topic, as we cannot assume a “cause and effect” relationship. One cannot draw conclusions as to which specific components of a diet are linked to good sleep. Learn more




Disclaimer: This information is for education purposes only and is intended to answer some of the frequently encountered questions about the meaning of ‘Sleep Apnea’.
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