Most people don’t get enough sleep
When we stay up all night voluntarily to study, work or play, we can usually see the short-term effects of inadequate sleep. However, snoring and sleep apnea begin by depriving us of sleep gradually. We wake once or twice a night and it doesn’t feel too invasive, but over time, there can be much greater consequences than we think.
Sleep is an area of ongoing study with many theories about what specifically happens in our bodies during sleep cycles. Studies suggest that during the REM (rapid eye movement) sleep cycles, our brain function restores itself - helping our cognitive functions such as memory and learning as well as restoring the chemical balance our brains need. In deep sleep cycles, it appears that our bodies’ restorative functions such as tissue repair, muscle growth and management of body chemistry take place. The one thing we are sure about is that without sleep we are at higher risk of:
Michigan Center for
Dental Sleep Medicine
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Canton, MI 48187
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In Pursuit of a Good Night's Sleep
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September 15, 2016
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If you or a loved one is constantly tired or falling asleep, snores, has sleep apnea, or wakes up during the night gasping, this is an opportunity to learn about steps you can take to feel better. Join us for a review of sleep, snoring and sleep apnea and their connection to overall health. Discussion covers usual solutions like CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) as well as alternative treatment solutions that can help sufferers.
Presented by Dr. John Robison, Michigan Center for Dental Sleep Medicine.