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How Do I Know if My Sleep Habits Are Normal?

How Do I Know if My Sleep Habits Are Normal?

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
One of the most crucial facets of a person's overall health is whether they get the proper amount of sleep every night.

What Is Involved in a Sleep Study?

What Is Involved in a Sleep Study?

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Polysomnography, or a sleep study, takes place in a bedroom-like sleep lab with diagnostic tools to measure a patient’s brain waves, breathing patterns, heart rate, oxygen levels, and eye and leg movements during sleep.

Why Do We Have Allergies?

Why Do We Have Allergies?

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
A stuffy, sneezy nose. Rapid-fire sneezes where you can’t catch your breath. Itchy eyes. Welcome to allergy season.

Is Your Work Giving You a Lung Disease?

Is Your Work Giving You a Lung Disease?

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Breathing should be easy. After all, it is an activity that everyone must do to stay alive. The oxygen that we breathe into our lungs is needed for the life of every cell in our body.

Common Symptoms of Sleep Deprivation

Common Symptoms of Sleep Deprivation

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Sleep may be one of those things we too often take for granted, even though we know that getting enough quality sleep is essential for our health and well being.