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It’s estimated that around 20 million adults in the U.S. suffer from obstructive sleep apnea, and an alarming 80% of people with sleep apnea go undiagnosed. However, if you live alone and someone isn’t there to hear you snoring loudly or gasping for air during...

Your snoring may not seem like a big deal, but it could be a symptom of something more with your health. In fact, snoring is one of the most common indicators that you may have undiagnosed sleep apnea. Keep reading to find out why it’s...

It’s no secret—it’s easy to lose sleep next to a loudly snoring partner.  At TMJ and Sleep Solutions of Alabama, we’re committed to helping you (and your partner) get a great night’s sleep. Read on to learn the effects of snoring and sleep apnea on relationships,...

If you're having a hard time losing weight, the amount of sleep you're getting may be the problem. Just as your diet and exercising, sleeping is an essential aspect of weight loss. According to researchers, there's a positive correlation between healthy body weight and good...

Getting enough of the right type of sleep is vital to maintaining your overall health and wellbeing. When you sleep, your body works to support your physical health and brain function. When you don’t, you’re bound to feel tired, grumpy, and might have difficulty concentrating...

Effects of Lack of Sleep on the Brain In 1973, in a small town in Northern Italy, a woman named Elisabetta died from a mysterious disease. The town physician, after digging deeper into the cause of her death, discovered that she had developed acute insomnia. This...