Are You Sleeping Too Much?

Insomnia and Sleep Disorders

STORY HIGHLIGHTS The average recommended sleep time is 7 to 9 hours At certain times, you may need more Grogginess from oversleeping is known as “sleep drunkenness” Editor’s note: upwave is Turner Broadcasting’s new lifestyle brand designed to entertain the health into you! Visit upwave.com for more information and follow upwave on Twitter , Facebook , YouTube , Pinterest and Instagram @upwave . (upwave.com) — You’re groggy, dizzy even. You can’t see straight and you sure as hell can’t keep your eyes (or your mind) focused on the screen in front of you. And you’re pretty sure your boss has noticed.
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When school-age children have sleep problems

“The neck gets thicker, too. Then you run into a situation that’s very similar to adult apnea.” Sleep apnea is sometimes treated by surgery removing the adenoids and/or the tonsils. While surgery may sound like an extreme solution, Ji said, it’s also a onetime solution. In other situations, it’s possible to use noninvasive treatments. Perhaps a child suffers from apnea only when she’s sleeping on her back. Ji said she could treat that by providing the child with a special sleep shirt: a snug-fitting shirt with a long skinny pocket on the back that contains a column of tennis balls at least four or five.
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Oversleeping has been associated with health conditions like thyroid disease and depression.

For many in todays world, consistent restorative sleepso crucial to healthhas become an elusive dream. Join us as Cindy discusses proven sleep hygiene habits tat can help you prepare yourself and yoru surrounding for optimal rest. Admission will be free; however, seating is limited, and registration is required. Call 230-6114 or email . Login
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