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The Link Between Insomnia and Smoking Cigarettes Nov 1st, 2022

It’s difficult enough to get high-quality sleep each night with all of life’s distractions. Add cigarette smoking to the mix and you may develop a bad case of insomnia. At Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep, our sleep experts, Ashok Tyagi, DO, CPE, and Himanshu Chandarana, MD, specialize in treatment strategies to help you...

4 Treatable Conditions That Cause Excessive Sleepiness Oct 1st, 2022

Lots of people complain about feeling sleepy during the day. But excessive daytime sleepiness may be a warning sign that something more is going on with your health. Here at Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep in St. Petersburg, Florida, Ashok Tyagi, DO, CPE, and Himanshu Chandarana, MD, specialize in diagnostic testing and treatment services for excessive...

5 Smart Sleep Practices to Enhance Your Well-Being Sep 1st, 2022

If you’re done dealing with the overwhelming feelings of daytime sleepiness and a persistent lack of energy, there are changes you can make now to improve your sleep quality and your overall well-being. At Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep, our experienced pulmonologists, Ashok Tyagi, DO, CPE, and Himanshu Chandarana, MD,...

Understanding the Link Between Anxiety and Insomnia Aug 1st, 2022

If you have anxiety, you may already be familiar with the vicious cycle between your anxious feelings and your ability to get good sleep. At Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep in St. Petersburg, Florida, our sleep experts, Ashok Tyagi, DO, CPE, and Himanshu Chandarana, MD, specialize in services that promote relief of insomnia and other...

How Does Smoking Affect Sleep Quality? Jul 1st, 2022

The hazards of smoking are well known, but there may be a new reason for you to quit for good. If you treasure your sleep but often feel tired in the morning, it may be linked to your smoking habit. At Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep, we offer comprehensive smoking cessation resources to reduce your...

Why Can’t I Wake Up Feeling Refreshed? Jun 1st, 2022

If you’re getting eight hours of sleep but still wake up feeling tired and worn out, you’re not getting quality sleep. At Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep in St. Petersburg, Florida, sleep specialists Himanshu Chandarana, MD, and Ashok Tyagi, DO, CPE, offer comprehensive sleep testing services to measure your sleep...

How Lack of Sleep Impacts Your Whole Health May 1st, 2022

When you want to improve your overall health, you may make the mistake of focusing only on your diet and exercise routine. But if you want to maximize your long-term wellness, you also need to prioritize healthy sleep habits. At Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep, Himanshu Chandarana, MD, and Ashok...

The Importance of Understanding Why You Snore Apr 7th, 2022

It’s estimated that 45% of American adults snore occasionally and 25% snore regularly. Because snoring can do more harm than disturb your partner’s sleep, it’s important that you find out why you’re doing it. At Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep in St. Petersburg, Florida, our sleep specialists, Himanshu Chandarana, MD, and Ashok Tyagi, DO, CPE, offer...

Spotting the Warning Signs of Lung Disease Mar 9th, 2022

About 37 million Americans have lung disease that requires treatment, and many of them don’t know they have it until the condition is advanced. At Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep in St. Petersburg, Florida, our pulmonary specialists, Himanshu Chandarana, MD, and Ashok Tyagi, DO, CPE, offer diagnostic testing services and...

3 Tips for Preparing for Your Upcoming Sleep Test Feb 17th, 2022

A sleep test is a diagnostic tool to identify underlying health issues or sleep habits that leave you feeling less than refreshed each morning. At Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep in St. Petersburg, Florida, our sleep specialists offer options for both home testing and in-lab sleep testing. Ashok Tyagi, DO,...

Common Causes of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness Jan 1st, 2022

About 20% of women and men in the United States battle daytime sleepiness.Daytime sleepiness most commonly affects teenagers, older adults, and shift workers, but anyone’s at risk.  When you’re too drowsy during the day, you could fall asleep at work or at the wheel, putting your life and others’ lives...