The Effects of Blue Light on Your Sleep

Dr. Dan JensenNews, Overall Health, Research, Sleep

The Effects of Blue Light on Your Sleep

Exposure to blue light before bed is bad for your sleep. Unfortunately, in our modern age of technology we’re often exposed to a lot of blue light in the evenings from our overhead lighting, as well as our TV, phone, and computer screens. Even if you’re spending a quiet evening at home reading, you’re still exposed to a lot of … Read More

How Does Caffeine Affect My Sleep?

Dr. Dan JensenDiet, Overall Health, Research, Sleep

Sound Sleep Medical - How Does Caffeine Affect My Sleep?

Although legal, caffeine is a powerful psychoactive drug. Like other stimulants, caffeine supplies the central nervous system with added energy, yet is has another mechanism which blocks the action of adenosine on its receptor. Adenosine is the neuromodulator responsible for making us drowsy. So, you can see that caffeine both adds wakefulness to our minds through encouraging synapses to fire … Read More

Sleep Loss May Contribute to Weight Gain

Dr. Dan JensenNews, Overall Health, Research, Sleep

Sleep Loss May Contribute to Weight Gain

Losing sleep inevitably leads to the feeling of sluggishness, fatigue, and low energy throughout the day. That feeling that you are dragging your feet from one location to the next is evidence that your body is expending very little energy in its daily tasks. However, the lack of energy may not stop there. Metabolism is our body’s ability to use … Read More

How Many Hours of Sleep Should I Get?

Dr. Dan JensenResearch, Sleep, Sleep Study

How Many Hours of Sleep Should I Get?

Sleep trouble can fall to one extreme or another. Some of us find that we get too little sleep, always feeling tired and burning the candle at both ends. Others of us might wonder if we are sleeping too much, finding that a full night is not enough and desire to nap during the day, as well. Researchers have offered … Read More

Understanding Excessive Daytime Sleepiness

Dr. Dan JensenResearch, Signs & Symptoms, Sleep

Understanding Excessive Daytime Sleepiness

One of the most common reports to sleep specialists is the experience of “fatigue,” yet, upon further diagnosis, it is revealed that some of these reports more accurately depict excessive daytime sleepiness, or hypersomnia. This condition is not only an isolated experience but also a syndrome experienced by many adults and stemming from a wide array of underlying causes, including … Read More

1 in 3 Adults Do Not Get Enough Sleep

Dr. Dan JensenNews, Research, Sleep

1 in 3 Adults Do Not Get Enough Sleep

Have you been having trouble sleeping? If you have difficulty falling asleep at night, wake up often during the night, or just don’t have enough hours in a day to dedicate to sleep, you’re not alone. According to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one third of American adults don’t get enough sleep on … Read More

Natural Sleep Aids

Dr. Dan JensenResearch, Sleep, Tips & Tricks

Natural Sleep Aids

Although prescription medications and other treatments are available to assist with severe sleep disorders, we are learning more and more about the benefits of natural healing. Healthy lifestyle choices alongside natural homeopathic remedies can work wonders for our health, short of the intervention of costly and invasive treatments and medicines offered by modern medicine. It is a shame that so … Read More

The Evolution of Sleep

Dr. Dan JensenResearch, Sleep

The Evolution of Sleep

Why do we sleep? Believe it or not – no one is quite sure. One thing you can be sure of, if your sleep is being disturbed by snoring, which could be sleep apnea, or other issues, call Sound Sleep Medical for an evaluation today because not sleeping well doesn’t just ruin your mood – it can be dangerous. Logically, … Read More

How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Dr. Dan JensenSleep, Tips & Tricks

How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

A restful night of sleep is refreshing to both the body and mind. Don’t we all wish we could wake up like the people in some of those TV commercials, just stand up and stretch and the sun is out, and the birds are singing? A good night’s sleep can be hard to come by for some and worrying about … Read More

How to cope with a snoring partner

Dr. Dan JensenFamily & Relationships, Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Tips & Tricks

How to cope with a snoring partner

Do you snore? You aren’t alone – there are millions of fellow snorers out there. Sound Sleep Medical professions can help with snoring, sleep apnea and other sleep disordered breathing. Call today and take advantage of our 25 years of experience! Snoring is the sound made by vibrations of the soft palate and other tissues in mouth, nose and throat, … Read More