Posts by tag: sleep quality

Raltegravir and Sleep: What Patients Should Know About Sleep Quality and HIV

As a person living with HIV, I recently learned about the potential impact of Raltegravir on sleep quality. Raltegravir is a commonly prescribed antiretroviral medication, and some patients might experience sleep disturbances as a side effect. It's important for us to monitor our sleep patterns and discuss any concerns with our healthcare providers. Ensuring proper sleep is crucial for maintaining our overall health and well-being. So, if you're on Raltegravir and experiencing sleep issues, don't hesitate to bring it up with your doctor.

Maxwell Gideon | Jun, 26 2023 Read More

The Relationship Between Hearing Difficulty and Sleep Quality

In my latest blog post, I discussed the intriguing relationship between hearing difficulty and sleep quality. It turns out that individuals with hearing problems often experience poor sleep, mainly due to the inability to perceive environmental sounds that can help regulate sleep patterns. Additionally, tinnitus, a common hearing ailment, can also disrupt sleep and exacerbate insomnia. On the other hand, poor sleep quality can lead to increased sensitivity to noise and reduced auditory processing capabilities. Overall, addressing both hearing and sleep difficulties can significantly improve one's overall health and well-being.

Maxwell Gideon | May, 14 2023 Read More