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Blog & Recent News

Spring Forward Into Better Sleep

Spring Forward Into Better Sleep

Daylight Savings begins on March 10 this year. This means that all across the country, clocks will be set forward one hour on Saturday night and many Americans will wake up feeling a little groggy on Sunday morning. But the time change doesn’t have to leave you...

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Sleep Disorder Myths

Sleep Disorder Myths

Have you fallen for any of these common sleep disorder myths? Although we all sleep every night, many of us know very little about sleep and why our bodies need it! Here are some of the most common sleep myths: Myth: You can “cheat” on the amount of sleep you get....

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Sleep Apnea and Heart Attacks

Sleep Apnea and Heart Attacks

February is American Heart Month, which means we are focusing on the ways in which sleep can affect your heart health. Sleep is a vital part of our health, and when your sleep suffers, your whole body can suffer the consequences. One disorder that can really wreak...

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How to Avoid a Sleepy New Year

How to Avoid a Sleepy New Year

The New Year is here, which brings the hope of second chances and new resolutions. However, the excitement of a new year can also bring sleep deprivation and exhaustion. If you have decided to add better sleep to your list of resolutions this year, we have some tips...

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Does Turkey Really Make You Sleepy?

Does Turkey Really Make You Sleepy?

Does turkey make you sleepy? Every fourth Thursday in November, families all across the country find themselves gathered around the Thanksgiving dinner table indulging in stuffing, potatoes, pies, cranberry sauce and, of course, turkey. But between the delicious lunch...

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You Can’t Cheat Sleep

You Can’t Cheat Sleep

You may think you can handle the all-nighter you pulled last night to finish up that big project. An extra cup of coffee should do the trick, right? The truth is, exposing your body to a prolonged lack of sleep can be detrimental to your health. You can try to catch...

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Fall Back: Tips to Adjust to the End of Daylight Savings

Fall Back: Tips to Adjust to the End of Daylight Savings

Daylight Savings is coming to an end! While the upcoming extra hour of sleep may seem like a gift, any change in your body clock can have an impact on your sleep and overall health. Here are some tips to help your body adjust to the time change! Start preparing early....

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Getting Your Kids To Sleep After Trick Or Treating

Getting Your Kids To Sleep After Trick Or Treating

Halloween for kids and those young at heart is tons of fun – costumes, decorations, friends, parties, and of course…candy. That sweet stuff shoveled by the handful into your child’s plastic pumpkin or bag and brought home to be gleefully dumped out to find the perfect...

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Effects of Insomnia

Effects of Insomnia

You may think that insomnia patients only suffer at night, but the truth is, a lack of sleep can affect many aspects of daily life and health as well. Sleep is vital to the body’s rejuvenation and healing processes, so if you suffer from insomnia, you may find...

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Sleep Center Services

From evaluation to follow-up, the professionals at The Sleep Centers of Middle Tennessee, are committed to providing you the highest quality care available. Our highly qualified sleep disorder experts are dedicated to helping you get a good night’s sleep and live a...

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4 Reasons to Get a Good Night Sleep

4 Reasons to Get a Good Night Sleep

Throughout your life, sleep plays a vital role in your physical, mental and emotional well-being. Being well rested is associated with mental clarity, healthy body and pleasant demeanor.  Healthy Brain During sleep your brain is preparing for the next day. Studies...

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Sleep Apnea Treatments

In our previous post Sleep Apnea: What is it and how is it diagnosed, we talked about the causes of Sleep Apnea. We also touched on how we can diagnose/test for sleep apnea in a patient. Now that we know what apnea is, who gets it and how we test for it, we need to...

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Sleep Apnea: What is it and how is it diagnosed

So what exactly is sleep apnea? Obstructive sleep apnea is defined as a partial or complete collapse of the upper airway during sleep. When the muscles around the neck relax during sleep, it puts pressure of the airway and causes it to collapse. As it partially...

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“How Much Sleep is Enough?”

Allen Manus, Certified Respiratory Therapist First, an introduction. My name is Allen and I have been in and around sleep medicine for the better part of 20 years. I have worked with Dr. Noah and his associates since 1996 and graduated from respiratory therapy school...

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Teens benefit from later high school start times

Teens may get more sleep, have fewer motor vehicle accidents when school starts later Read Full article: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/12/161215085930.htm The information posted on our blog or news portal is for educational information only. The Sleep...

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Missing 1-2 hours of sleep doubles crash risk

Read Full Article:https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/12/161206110235.htm The information posted on our blog or news portal is for educational information only. The Sleep Centers of Middle Tennessee does not endorse or recommend any content from these sources.

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