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  • To Nap or Not to Nap?

  • The Risk Of Drowsy Driving

  • Daily Behaviors to Get Your Day Started Right

Blog Articles

Lie Awake In Bed?

Are you finding yourself having sleepless nights every so often or even more frequently? If so, consider what goes on while you are awake in bed. Do you try counting sheep?

May 3rd, 2018
To Nap or Not to Nap?

You may be a person that naps all of the time or someone who never takes a nap. There are mixed messages out there as to whether naps are good for you or bad.

Apr 10th, 2018
The Risk Of Drowsy Driving

When very tired, reaction times are slower which means it would take longer to brake or make other important quick decisions on the road.

Apr 10th, 2018
Fertility’s Dependence on Sleep

Sleep is recognized as an essential part of women’s health and well-being, particularly related to the menstrual cycle, reproduction, and menopause

Nov 21st, 2017
Six Phone Applications That Can Help You Relax and Sleep

Do you have trouble with insomnia on a regular basis? Or you may occasionally have sleep problems. Either way, you may experience worry or distress related to not sleeping. You may also be stressed about finances, relationships, and/or work tasks. This str

Nov 3rd, 2017
Dangers of OTC Medication as a Sleep Aid: Antihistamines

Antihistamines have side effects such as dry mouth, constipation, and altered mental state. As adults age, the risks for side effects of an antihistamine are increased. Other side effects include dizziness, headaches, appetite changes, vomiting, weakness,

Oct 9th, 2017
Can sleep deprivation trigger seizures?

Changes to your sleep pattern can increase risk for seizures, otherwise known as decreasing the seizure threshold. Actually one of the most significant triggers to having a seizure is sleep deprivation, particul

Jul 28th, 2017
7 Signs That You Need A Sleep Doctor

Most people experience sleep problems from time to time, but some problems persist and begin to significantly interfere with one’s daytime functioning

Jun 14th, 2017
"I Can't Sleep!" Do Your Children Say That?

As adults, sleep is something we do not take for granted. With busy schedules and hectic lives, sleep is something we all wish we had more time to do. On the other hand, children for the most part, don’t feel the same way about sleep.

Jun 8th, 2017
Does body weight increase cancer risk?

Obesity has a very high prevalence in our community and almost 7 out of 10 adult American are involved. It is defined as Body Mass Index (BMI) greater than 30kg/m­2 which is calculated by dividing a person’s weight (in kilograms) by their height...

Jun 3rd, 2017
The Link Between Rumination and Sleep

When people continuously ruminate at night in bed, they may think they are effectively problem solving or analyzing a situation. However, losing sleep while engaging in repetitive thinking is not typically productive as people will ruminate about

Apr 18th, 2017
The Caffeine Caution

Surprising Products that Contain Caffeine and Could Be Keeping You Up at Night

Mar 30th, 2017
Insomnia & CBT for Insomnia at Bluepoint

Insomnia is a common complaint which includes difficulty falling asleep or staying sleep despite adequate opportunity resulting in daytime impairment such as sleepiness and fatigue. Most studies assessing the prevalence of insomnia in the general...

Sep 19th, 2016
Blue Light: The New Sleep Killer

Do you watch television, read on your tablet, or check e-mails on your phone at night? The answer is likely yes as many Americans use these activities to wind down at night. However, many people do not realize how much these evening activities...

Sep 19th, 2016
Endoscopic Revision Supports Weight Regain After Surgery

Endoscopic Revision also known as OverStitch™ continues to gain recognition for addressing patient weight regain after the gastric bypass or the dumping syndrome. What causes weight regain is that the stomach pouch and the outlet that connects to the small

Nov 11th, 2016
Surgical and Non-Surgical Weight Loss in Fredericksburg, VA

Bluepoint Medical Associates has a total of four locations in Northern Virginia, and most recently heading south in Fredericksburg, VA, Stafford, VA, and other surrounding areas. With the new office in Fredericksburg, VA, Dr. Halmi is also back. He is a...

Oct 27th, 2016
Fall Into Wellness with Bluepoint

Bluepoint would like to welcome everyone to our health fair to enjoy the festivities and learn more about healthy ways of living. This event is to help make healthy and positive choices through Sleep, Weight Loss & Wellness.

Sep 19th, 2016
5 Reasons To Eat Blueberries

If you've been skipping blueberries, you won't want to do that any more. Here's why you should eat blueberries more often:

Sep 19th, 2016
6 Easy Tips to Meal Prep

Do you find yourself rushing out the door in the mornings? Yeah? Well, you've come to the right place.

Sep 19th, 2016
Diabetes is The New Heart Disease

Diabetes is the new heart disease. Coronary heart disease used to be the primary health concern on most people’s minds, but from the 1960s to the present, fatal heart disease in the United States has steadily declined.

Sep 19th, 2016
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