Snoring: What’s Normal and What’s Not

Snoring: What's Normal and What's Not

Do you snore? Everyone snores from time to time, and if your snore infrequently it’s nothing to worry about. However, it’s estimated that around half of American adults snore regularly. This can disrupt your sleep, lead to daytime drowsiness, and make it difficult to focus on tasks. Snoring also affects your loved ones, and your partner will probably complain that … Read More

Common Myths about Sleep

Common Myths about Sleep

Have you been struggling with sleeplessness, and tried all manner of things to get yourself to sleep at night? You might have asked friends and loved ones for advice, or acted on what you believe about sleep. Some of the things you tried might not have helped, and we’re here to bust some of the common myths about sleep. Myth … Read More

What is the Ideal Room Temperature for Sleeping?

What is the Ideal Room Temperature for Sleeping?

Have you been struggling to get a good night’s sleep? Do you often wake up in the night feeling too hot, and take off a blanket? Or maybe you wake up freezing, and have to get up to find a pair of socks. Whether you’re too hot or too cold, finding the ideal room temperature could be the secret to … Read More

Spring Cleaning: Tips for Cleaning Your Bed

Spring Cleaning: Tips for Cleaning Your Bed

Are you struggling to sleep at night? Do you wake up repeatedly, or find yourself tossing and turning during the night rather than getting the rest you need? Difficulty sleeping can have a number of causes, and one of them could be the cleanliness of your room and your bed. With spring upon us, this is a great time for … Read More

What Happens When We Dream?

What Happens When We Dream?

Do you have vivid or intense dreams? Do you often wonder why you dream, or what is happening to your body while you’re dreaming? Some people don’t ever remember their dreams, and others can talk about their dreams in great detail, almost as if they were watching a movie in their sleep. Either way, the brain is very active during … Read More

A New Obsession with Sleep

A New Obsession with Sleep

Have you been struggling to sleep at night? Do you wake up feeling short of breath or have difficulty falling asleep? Millions of Americans complain about being tired during the day, staying up too late, or having poor quality sleep. With all this talk of being tired, it seems like our society is obsessed with sleep, and we’re all looking … Read More

Exercise Can Help Improve Your Sleep Breathing Issues

Exercise Can Help Improve Your Sleep Breathing Issues

Have you been having trouble breathing at night? Do you wake up in the night feeling short of breath, or gasping for air? If you’ve been struggling with sleep breathing issues, exercise could be the answer to breathing deeply, reducing daytime drowsiness, and getting a good night’s rest. Physical Activity and Sleep Several recent studies have looked at the links … Read More

Does Music Help You Sleep?

Does Music Help You Sleep?

If you’ve been struggling to sleep at night, you’ve probably tried just about everything to fall asleep. You’ve exercised, taken a hot shower, or avoided eating heavy foods before bed. Have you tried listening to podcasts or music? Music is a huge part of many people’s lives, helping them relax, stay motivated at the gym, or providing entertainment on the … Read More

Meditation, Mindfulness, and Sleep

Meditation, Mindfulness, and Sleep

Do you struggle to get to sleep at night, and find yourself worrying about a million things instead of getting the rest you need? You’re not alone. Many people report that stress keeps them awake at night, and that they spend valuable minutes or hours worrying rather than sleeping. At Sound Sleep Medical, we’re committed to helping you find ways … Read More

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Smoking

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Smoking

Everyone knows smoking is bad for your health, and if you’re a smoker you’ve probably thought about quitting. Smoking increases your risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke, and lung cancer. Did you know that smoking has also been linked to obstructive sleep apnea? If you’re a smoker, be it cigarettes, cigars, or pipes, you might be impacting your sleep. If you’re … Read More