TIRED OF BEING TIRED – Are you putting yourself in danger?

“Sleep-deprived drivers cause more than 6,400 deaths and 50,000 debilitating injuries on American roadways each year.” said Charles A. Czeisler, PhD, MD who is working with the National Sleep Foundation on its Drowsy Driving Consensus Panel. If your quality of sleep is compromised due to an issue such as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) you are putting yourself and others at risk every time you get behind the wheel.  Drowsy Driving is Dangerous! Get out of danger – see Patient Info to take your next steps!  

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WAKE RESTED – tips for healthy sleep

If you are having problems sleeping, the National Sleep Foundation suggests the following to improve your sleep: Set and stick to a sleep schedule. Go to bed and wake up at the same times each day. Expose yourself to bright light in the morning and avoid it at night. Exposure to bright morning light energizes us and prepares us for a productive day. Alternatively, dim your lights when it’s close to bedtime. Exercise regularly. Exercise in the morning can help you get the light exposure you need to set your biological clock. Avoid vigorous exercise close to bedtime if you …

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