Sleep Soundly in 2017

How Best to Achieve a Good Night’s Rest This Year Here at Spark Sleep Solutions, it’s our goal to provide treatment for sleep apnea and snoring throughout Northern California from our offices in San Jose, San Ramon, Santa Cruz, and Los Gatos, CA. Since we’ve just recently arrived in the new year, there’s one commonContinue

Five Stages of the Sleep Cycle

Know More About Your Sleep Patterns Many people feel sleepy and groggy during the daytime hours. If you’ve ever had a hard time staying awake during the day, you understand how important it is to get a good night’s sleep. When we sleep, we typically pass through five phases or stages of sleep. Below isContinue

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

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

Can Sleep Apnea Come In Children?

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM) in the United States when dental professionals, healthcare providers and others across the country work to promote good oral health in kids. Developing good habits at an early age and scheduling regular dental checkups helps children get a good start on a lifetime of healthy teeth, gumsContinue