How Your Sleep Impacts Your Immune System

Dave LarsenImmune System, News, Research, Sleep

How Your Sleep Impacts Your Immune System

When you think about being healthy, or the strength of your immune system, you often think about your diet, or how much you exercise. However, when it comes to immune system function, sleep plays a far greater role than you might realize. Getting a good night’s sleep won’t stop you from getting sick, but if you aren’t sleeping properly, you’re … Read More

How Your Thyroid May Affect Your Sleep Issues

Dave LarsenNews, Overall Health, Research, Sleep, Thyroid

How Your Thyroid May Affect Your Sleep Issues

Do you have insomnia? If you’ve been struggling to fall asleep, or can’t sleep through the night, there are a few different factors you need to consider. You might be dealing with a chronic pain, have acid reflux, or have some unaddressed mental health concerns such as anxiety or depression. Insomnia could also be a sign of problems with your … Read More

Common Myths about Sleep

Dave LarsenNews, Research, 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

Exercise Can Help Improve Your Sleep Breathing Issues

Dave LarsenExercise, Lifestyle, News, Research, Sleep, Sleep Apnea

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?

Dave LarsenMusic, News, Research, 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

How Better Sleep Helps Your New Year’s Resolutions

Dave LarsenNews, Overall Health, Sleep

How Better Sleep Helps Your New Year's Resolutions

It’s the end of the year, and that means you’re making New Year’s resolutions! Everyone has a long list of things they’d like to do, whether it’s eating healthy, getting to the gym more often, or finally making time for that hobby you really want to learn. If you have a lot of New Year’s resolutions, consider how sleeping better … Read More

Obstructive Sleep Apnea is More Serious Than People Realize

Dave LarsenFamily & Relationships, News, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Overall Health, Sleep Apnea

Obstructive Sleep Apnea is More Serious Than People Realize

Have you been struggling to sleep at night, wake up repeatedly, or feel fatigued when you wake up in the morning? If you have sleep apnea, it is important to recognize the seriousness of this sleeping disorder is. Don’t fall into the trap of thinking it’s not a big deal, or convince yourself you can function without a proper night’s … Read More

Thanksgiving 2018: Does Turkey Make You Sleepy?

Dave LarsenDiet, News, Research, Sleep

Thanksgiving 2018: Does Turkey Make You Sleepy?

Thanksgiving is a great time to spend a day or a weekend with family and friends, reconnect with your extended family, and be thankful for the loved ones in your life. It’s also a time to enjoy great food, and no thanksgiving dinner would be complete without a turkey, stuffing and all. Does Turkey Make You Sleepy? After you’ve stuffed … Read More

Things that Worsen Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Dave LarsenNews, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Research, Sleep Apnea

Things that Worsen Obstructive Sleep Apnea

If you have been struggling to get a good night’s sleep, wake up many times throughout the night, or wake up feeling tired and groggy, you might be struggling with obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is more common that you might think, affecting more than 18 million adults in America, many of whom never receive a diagnosis or seek treatment. … Read More