Possible Sleep Deprivation Treatment… Fruit Flies?

Possible Sleep Deprivation Treatment… Fruit Flies?

Antioxidant that allows fruit flies to live without sleep could provide a possible treatment for sleep deprivation in humans Insects suffered build-up of ROS in their guts when they were sleep-deprived  These flies then died after 20 days, half of their normal 40-day...
How Sleep Affects Your Immunity

How Sleep Affects Your Immunity

This content was created by the National Sleep Foundation When it comes to your health, sleep plays an important role. While more sleep won’t necessarily prevent you from getting sick, skimping on it could adversely affect your immune system, leaving you susceptible...
Link between obesity and sleep loss

Link between obesity and sleep loss

Can staying up late make you fat? A growing body of research has suggested that poor sleep quality is linked to an increased risk of obesity by deregulating appetite, which in turn leads to more calorie consumption. But a new study published this week in PLOS Biology...
How Electronics Affect Sleep

How Electronics Affect Sleep

Our world is full of gadgets. For both work and entertainment, technology use is increasingly popular, and the evening hours are no exception. For example, a recent poll by the National Sleep Foundation found that 95% of people use some type of computer, video game,...
Additional Safety Precautions

Additional Safety Precautions

Clinical Sleep Solutions has been working hard to reevaluate our protocols to ensure the safety of our staff and our valued customers as we enter this post-COVID period. It is still and will always be our top priority to reduce the risk and spread of this highly...
Sleep Guidelines During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Sleep Guidelines During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The novel coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) has brought the world into uncharted waters. Whole countries are on lockdown, the economy has ground to a halt, and many people are afraid for themselves and their loved ones. With such unprecedented changes coming on so...
CPAP use and spreading COVID-19 – what should I do?

CPAP use and spreading COVID-19 – what should I do?

If I have symptoms of the coronavirus, will using CPAP spread the virus to others? Current evidence suggests that the virus that causes COVID-19 spreads between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet). It is transmitted through...
COVID-19, Sleep Apnea, and CPAP Therapy Q&A

COVID-19, Sleep Apnea, and CPAP Therapy Q&A

Hear from Dr. Raj Dasgupta as he answers questions about COVID-19 and sleep, submitted by the public to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Dr. Dasgupta covers topics such as CPAP use at home, cleaning CPAP, ventilators, and medication usage. Rajkumar (Raj)...
Sleep Apnea is Different for Women

Sleep Apnea is Different for Women

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN THE SCIENCE OF HEALTH Sleep Apnea Is Different for Women by Claudia Wallis   Picture, if you will, your typical sleep apnea sufferer. Chances are he is middle-aged and overweight and snores like a freight train. Note the male pronoun....
Continued Use of CPAP with COVID-19

Continued Use of CPAP with COVID-19

If a patient is suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19, we suggest assessing the risks and benefits of continuing to use a PAP (CPAP/BPAP) device at home. WHAT ARE THE RISKS OF CONTINUING PAP THERAPY? There may be an increased risk of transmission of COVID-19 to...