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Dietary Changes To Sleep Better

Being overweight can greatly influence and disrupt sleep, and this can form into a dangerous cycle. People who have sleep problems find it difficult to exercise and stay active during the day. They may experience daytime sleepiness, which can make it very difficult to sustain a healthy workout regimen. This often means the weight problems [...]

By |April 7th, 2017|Sleep and Health|Comments Off on Dietary Changes To Sleep Better

The ASMF proudly announces the 2017 “Sleep Recharges You” High School Video Contest

The ASMF proudly announces the 2017 "Sleep Recharges You" High School Video Contest Please share the following and encourage your teenage patients to enter the 2017 ASMF “Sleep Recharges You” High School Video Contest! The American Sleep Medicine Foundation invites U.S. high school students to enter the 2017 ASMF “Sleep Recharges You” High School Video [...]

By |January 5th, 2017|Sleep and Health|Comments Off on The ASMF proudly announces the 2017 “Sleep Recharges You” High School Video Contest

Show Brotherly Love By Fixing Your Sleep Problems

Missing out on just 1-2 hours of sleep can drastically increase the chances of getting in a car accident. A new report released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety finds that drivers who only sleep for 5-6 hours in a 24-hour period are twice as a likely to crash, compared to drivers who get [...]

By |December 14th, 2016|Sleep and Health|Comments Off on Show Brotherly Love By Fixing Your Sleep Problems

Fatigue and Diet

It seems like every week there is some news article talking about a supplement or plant or berry that is supposed to give us more energy. While this mass of contradictory information can be daunting, it’s important to understand that diet does in fact influence your energy levels. Part of the problem is the cultural [...]

By |November 18th, 2016|Diet, Gut Health, Sleep and Health|Comments Off on Fatigue and Diet

The Newest on Caffeine, Sleep and Alertness

Recent studies reveal how caffeine affects performance and sleep You may have heard that drinking coffee, or any type of caffeinated beverage before bed, can disrupt your sleep cycle. In fact, a research study published back in 2013 states that caffeine taken 3 to 6 hours before bed significantly disrupts sleep by 1 hour or [...]

By |September 21st, 2016|Sleep and Health|Comments Off on The Newest on Caffeine, Sleep and Alertness

Want to Snore Less? Start Singing, Study Says

A study from the UK found that regular singing may help reduce snoring and improve sleep for some sleep apnea patients. Many people begin to snore simply because they’ve lost tone in their throat muscles. Participants in this study focused on singing certain sounds, which specifically tone certain muscles in the throat related to snoring. [...]

By |July 15th, 2016|Sleep and Health|Comments Off on Want to Snore Less? Start Singing, Study Says

Electroencephalography to Diagnose Sleep Disorders

An electroencephalogram (EEG) is a test that detects abnormal brain waves or other abnormalities in the electrical activities of the brain. Often, EEG tests are used to diagnose dementia, seizure disorders, tumors, and strokes. EEG tests can also be used to diagnose sleep disorders. It is a bit complicated to diagnose a sleep disorder. First [...]

By |May 26th, 2016|Sleep Testing|Comments Off on Electroencephalography to Diagnose Sleep Disorders

New Office Location for Dr. Maya Thomas, Sleep Doctor

Sleep Medicine and Neurology Clinic Dr. Thomas, a leading sleep physician in the Salt Lake City area, has moved her sleep disorder clinic to a new location. The new location is even better equipped to serve the people in Murray, Sandy, Holladay, Salt Lake City and beyond. More Space The new location will have a [...]

By |March 18th, 2016|Sleep and Health|Comments Off on New Office Location for Dr. Maya Thomas, Sleep Doctor