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Month: July 2016

5 types of nap and its benefits

5 types of nap and its benefits

Whilst more than 85% of mammals are polyphasic (they sleep throughout the day in various short periods), we, human beings, are monophasic sleepers, i.e. our day is divided into two parts: in the first one we sleep and in another one we remain fully awake. That is the theory.  In practice, there is a word called “nap”.  Does it sound familiar to you? A habit that puts on doubt all this theory of monophasic sleep. Do you know where this…

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Traveling with sleep apnea is possible

Traveling with sleep apnea is possible

Sleep apnea causes that millions of people have sleeping problems and are unable to get a restorative sleep, feeling exhausted every morning. CPAP is the most common treatment for nighttime apneas and allows the patient a good rest. The people who depend on this machine have to use it continuously throughout the night and surely during all their life. Being dependent on a machine every night makes many people resort to the mandibular advancement devices (MAD) as Orthoapnea.  The most…

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