Sonno Sleep Center

The Basics

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The Basics June 13, 2024 Sleep is one of the most important aspects of your health. Yet for people with a variety of sleep disorders, getting a good night’s sleep is literally exhausting! Poor sleep can be hazardous to your physical and mental health. People who are chronically sleep-deprived may suffer problems with memory, […]

Restless Legs Syndrome

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Restless Legs Syndrome June 13, 2024 One other relatively common disorder is restless legs syndrome. This disorder is diagnosed based on a history of restlessness or discomfort predominantly in the legs, and typically occurring in the evening or when a person sits or lies down for a prolonged period of time. The sensation in the […]

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea June 13, 2024 One of the most common sleep disorders in adults is obstructive sleep apnea, occurring in an estimated one in four individuals over age 60. In this disorder, breathing is impaired or stops for several seconds repeatedly throughout the night. This disrupts the flow of sleep and can result […]

Public Policy & The National Sleep Foundation

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Public Policy & The National Sleep Foundation June 13, 2024 Approximately 40 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders and another 20 to 30 million suffer intermittent sleep-related problems. Evidence tells us that America’s sleep debt is on the rise. Yet, numerous studies have concluded that the general public, policy makers and primary care […]

Narcolepsy & REM sleep behavior disorder

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Narcolepsy & REM sleep behavior disorder Sonno Sleep Center June 13, 2024 Narcolepsy and REM sleep behavior disorder are two sleep disorders that are much less common and are frequently misunderstood by both physicians and patients. Narcolepsy typically does not cause a person to sleep excessively. Most patients with narcolepsy sleep only 8 to 9 hours in a […]