Numbers to Know: Late Summer 2023

Stop Snoring!

If you spend most of the night listening to your partner snore, you’re not alone.

Approximately 44% of men and 28% of women in the United States regularly snore. The Sleep Foundation recommends these tips to reduce or even eliminate snoring:

  • Sleep on your side.
  • Wear a nasal strip or dilator.
  • Use an anti-snoring mouthpiece.
  • Maintain a healthy weight.
  • Quit smoking.
  • Avoid alcohol before bed.

As a last resort, consider surgical treatment.

illustration of irritated wife listening to her husband's loud snoring

Feeling Stressed?

Spending time in mindful meditation at least 10 minutes a day can lead to better health outcomes.

Research suggests that practicing meditation can reduce stress and anxiety, improve memory and attention, and promote self-regulation.

illustration of coffee cup and soda can

400 Milligrams

The recommended daily limit of caffeine healthy adults should have per day.

This equates to: Four 8-ounce cups of brewed coffee or 10 cans of cola.

Stats on Eating Disorders

According to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, 10,200 deaths annually are the direct result of an eating disorder – averaging out to one death every 52 minutes.

No matter the type of eating disorder, it requires immediate attention. Signs that point to an eating disorder can be emotional, behavioral, and physical. These may include:

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