Tag Archives: Better Sleep

Has your Sleep Routine Been Disrupted? How to Get Back on Track

You may have a set sleep routine that you stick to each night like clockwork, this helps you to wind down from your day and get into the mindset of getting a good night’s sleep. There are times, however, where life happens, and you may experience a temporary or permanent disruption to your sleep routine….

Travelling with a CPAP Machine

If you are planning on going away this summer, you may want to start thinking about the logistics of travelling with your CPAP machine. While it may seem like a big nuisance, taking the time in advance to prepare will help immensely when travelling, so you can still sleep well when you are away from…

Get your CPAP Ready for Summer

With the hot weather slowly starting to make an appearance, now is a great time to make sure your CPAP machine is in great condition and ready for the warm summer nights. The hot weather tends to negatively affect those with sleep apnea, so making sure your CPAP machine is in good shape is vital…

Sleep Deprivation is Affecting your Love Life

While you know how important sleep is to your overall wellbeing, but did you know that poor sleep can also have a negative effect on your love life? Getting a good night’s sleep is essential to a happy and healthy relationship, and there are many ways that poor sleep can cause problems for you and…

Sleep Hygiene Tips for Warm Weather

The warmer weather has officially arrived in many places! As much as you may be enjoying the sunshine, you may have noticed that your sleep is affected by the warm temperatures. It’s important to know that certain sleep hygiene practices for cold weather don’t always apply when it’s warm out. Here are a few sleep…

How Aging Changes Your Sleep Patterns

If you are over age 65 and noticing that your sleep is not what it used to be when you were younger, you are not alone. Many older adults tend to notice changes in their sleep as they age, and at least half experience at least one sleep issue, whether it’s insomnia, sleep apnea or…

Sleep Apnea and Seasonal Allergies

Are you suffering from seasonal allergies? You are not alone. Many people have to deal with the unpleasantness of allergy symptoms in the early spring, which can interfere with your ability to get a good night’s sleep. Allergies can be even worse for people who suffer from sleep apnea, since your airway is already compromised…

Sleep and Pregnancy

So you are expecting a little one! This can be both an exciting and overwhelming time with many changes happening to your body. One thing that many pregnant women notice is the numerous changes in sleep habits. Considering your body is growing a baby, this is to be expected. Sleep is most definitely not something…

How sugar affects your sleep

If you just overindulged in some of the delicious Easter chocolate and desserts, take note! We all know how sugar is bad for you, but did you know that too much sugar can have a negative effect on your sleep? Despite this, many of us simply cannot live without some form of sugar, whether you…

Does your CPAP need a spring clean?

Now that the snow and cost weather is (mostly) gone, you may be taking the opportunity to do a bit of “spring cleaning” in many areas of your life. If you use a CPAP machine regularly to help with your sleep apnea, then this would be a great opportunity to give the parts of your…