How Sleep Affects Weight

It is estimated that nearly half of all Americans get just six hours of sleep or less per night. Gaping yawns and blurry eyes are not the only effects of insufficient sleep as not getting enough sleep can also pack on the pounds. Many studies have found that people who routinely get under seven hoursContinue

The Downfall Of CPAP Treatment

Obstructive sleep apnea and snoring are dangerous disorders that pose a serious risk to a person’s health if it’s not treated. The blocking of the air passages during sleep increases the chances of developing things like heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, depression, and more. In some cases, sleep apnea can even be fatal. SeekingContinue

Can Sleep Apnea Affect Your Hearing?

Protect Your Ears While Sleeping Many people know that individuals with sleep apnea are at a higher risk for several health problems including heart disease and diabetes. But it may come as a surprise to many people that there is a link between sleep apnea and hearing loss. So what is this connection between hearingContinue

Dr. Shah’s Key Note Lecture On Sleep Apnea

Dr. Srujal Shah’s Inspiring Lecture At Sleep Group Solutions 2016 It’s not everyday that sleep patients get to experience having work done by a Diplomat of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine. Luckily, patients of Spark Sleep Solutions led by Dr. Shah get that experience. Seen as an expert in his field, he wasContinue

The Effects of Sleeping on Your Back/Stomach

Many people are surprised to learn that their sleep habits can affect their health and overall well-being. There are three main sleep positions which are side, back and stomach, with each having their own variables. Sleep experts recommend sleeping on your side in order to rest more comfortably and to increase your odds of sleepingContinue

How Sleep Affects Memory

The purple bags under your eyes aren’t the only effect of sleep deprivation. Did you know that a lack of sleep can also affect your mood, motivation, judgment, and even memory? According to researchers from Harvard, seven hours of sleep is an average amount that helps maintain memory and accuracy later in life. The studyContinue

Sleep Apnea and Driving Shouldn’t Mix

Sleep apnea is a condition that disrupts breathing while a person is asleep. There are two main types of sleep apnea: central and obstructive. Central is connected to the brain’s inability to send proper signals while obstructive has to do with narrow airways or blockage of the airway while sleeping. The trouble with sleep apneaContinue