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Sleep Apnea

Sleep is good for you. It lets your brain flush and reset itself. During sleep, your body performs routine maintenance, including cardiovascular support. Everyone needs sleep—it’s a myth that some people only need 4-6 hours (tests show they’re functioning well below average and shouldn’t even be driving!), and that we need less sleep as we […]

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Sleep is important: it refreshes the brain, and allows the body time to refresh. Without enough sleep the risk of stroke, heart attack, and other cardiovascular events goes up. But with longer days, and shorter, warmer nights there’s a temptation to stay up enjoying them! While you can fake it on 6 hours of sleep, […]

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Fix Your Snoring

May 12, 2014

Snoring, these days, is a sign that you need to see your doctor. It could be a symptom of sleep apnea, an oxygen depriving, sleep disrupting condition that increases your risk for heart problems and more. Or it could be a sign of other, more mild health problems. You may be tempted to take the […]

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There’s a strong correlation between daytime napping and a higher risk of death in people aged 40-65… And contrary to what you might assume, the younger nappers are at a higher risk! While the cause and effect wasn’t found, researchers suspect that napping isn’t the cause, but more likely a symptom of an underlying, undiagnosed […]

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People with sleep apnea are almost 3 times more likely to develop osteoporosis. Although that doesn’t prove sleep apnea causes osteoporosis, it’s reason enough to wake up and take notice! Do you have sleep apnea? The most common way to find out is to have someone who’s seen you sleep let you know. Sleep apnea […]

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