BLACKSTONE BLOG

  • Not Getting Enough Sleep Hurts You

    Chances are, you have probably woken up one morning after only five hours of sleep and felt like you could have used another five. Not getting the amount of sleep your body needs can actually have some harmful effects – even if you cannot physically see them. Not enough sleep has been linked to a ...

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  • Get Better Sleep to Improve Your Quality of Life – How To

    A good night’s rest is vital to maintaining a healthy body and mind, but how can you make sure your sleep is at its best? Your life will improve greatly, in term s of quality, when you get enough sleep. There are different things you can do to help you fall asleep faster, maintain deeper […...

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  • Stop Snoring!

    What if you snore and found out you do not have sleep apnea? What do you do? The American Academy of Sleep Medicine recommends that sleep physicians prescribe oral appliances rather than no therapy for adult patients who request treatment for primary snoring when they do not have obstructive sleep a...

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  • The Link between Blood Pressure and Apnea

    Often we are affected by disorders that we do not choose to have to live with. It is highly-likely that you are either affected personally with sleep apnea or high blood pressure, or you know someone who is. These can be a deadly combination and can be related in some senses so it is best […]...

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  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea Increases Risk of Stroke

    The chances are high that you are, or know of someone who is, affected by obstructive sleep apnea. While this may appear as a minor disorder, it can actually be a common cause for major complications. Obstructive sleep apnea more than doubles the risk of stroke in men and increases the chance of hav...

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  • The Fastest and Easiest Way to Send in Your ERX

    Through many years around the medical field I noticed that ordering a home sleep test system is inefficient and often takes people like you away from bigger tasks you need to focus on. Efficiently using your time is a top priority and I am excited let you know that we have changed the complicated pr...

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  • Types of Sleep Apnea: Understanding the Differences

    While most people are familiar with the term ‘sleep apnea’, it often comes as a surprise to learn that there is more than one type of the condition. There are actually three kinds of sleep apnea, and some are more severe than others. Here’s a guide, outlining the key differences between them. ...

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  • Sleep Apnea or Sleep Paralysis? Understanding the Difference

    Do you find yourself waking up and being unable to breathe? Or fighting to regain full use of your limbs? This disturbing sensation is often attributed to sleep apnea, but actually, the root cause might be something entirely different. Sleep paralysis is less common, but none the less, if you’re e...

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