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Insomnia Can Lead to Serious Health Problems

ALTHOUGH INSOMNIA IS THE MOST COMMON SLEEP DISORDER AMONG ADULTS IT OFTEN GOES UNTREATED WHICH CAN LEAD TO OTHER SERIOUS HEALTH PROBLEMS. A NEW STUDY FIND PEOPLE WITH INSOMNIA ARE AT DOUBLE THE RISK OF DEVELOPING HEART FAILURE AND DIABETES AND ARE FIVE TIMES MORE LIKELY TO HAVE ANXIETY OR DEPRESSION AND SEVEN TIMES MORE […]

Category: Anxiety, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Insomnia
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Home Remedies and Natural Cures

Natural cures from the kitchen. The salt in this special room is helping Mackenzie Radcliffe breath easier. The salt air stops you from having a really runny nose and it just makes you feel much better. But you don’t need salt imported from the Caribbean to get a health boost. Just try the salt in […]

Category: Athlete's Foot, Bee Stings, Eczema, Home Remedies, Natural Cures, Poison Ivy, Restless Leg Syndrome
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Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment Options

About 18 million people in the United States suffer from a condition called obstructive sleep apnea. One treatment option is gaining popularity. He’s always busy with something. Football, baseball, nonstop fighting, playing, refereeing. Almost two years ago, Chris was diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea. Symptoms can include snoring, fatigue and gasping for air during sleep. […]

Category: Sleep Apnea, Snoring
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Sleep Apnea Diagnosis and C-pap Treatment

Snoring can be pain for those who have to listen to it and the person snoring can face a lot of teasing. Problems tied into a certain type of snoring are no joke. In fact they can be life threatening. For years, Stephen Allen’s wife complained about his snoring. I would find myself gasping for […]

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Body Mass Index – Neck Circumference

A simple, straight- forward measurement could be better at determining the body mass index. The BMI measures weight relative to height. But it doesn’t accurately calculate body fat. Doctors say it often deems athletes or muscular people to be obese, and underestimates body fat in older people. A study in the journal pediatrics suggests neck […]

Category: Diabetes, Hypertension, Obesity, Sleep Apnea, Weight Loss
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CPAP Sleep Apnea Treatment

For the last two years Stephen Hood hasn’t had any trouble falling asleep. His sleep disorder made it hard for him to stay awake. I would go to sleep any time i layed down. Taking two or three naps per day. Stephen wouldn’t just fall asleep laying down. It would happen during everyday activities. I […]

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Signs of Sleep Deprivation

Some surprising indicators you’re sleep deprived, and how you can get a better night’s sleep. Could you use a few extra zzzs? Here are some surprising signs you’re sleep deprived. That stubborn cold just go away. Studies show those who sleep less than seven hours a night are three times more likely to develop cold […]

Category: Sleep Deprivation
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Sleep Apnea Raises Risk of Stroke

A common sleep disorder could raise your risk of a stroke. A new study linked sleep apnea to the potentially deadly condition. Researchers found, it more than doubles the risk in men, while also raising the risk in women. Obstructive sleep apnea happens when the upper airway is narrowed, or blocked. This disrupts breathing during […]

Category: Sleep Apnea, Sleep Disorders, Stroke
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Sleep Apnea In Kids

Getting a good nights sleep helps you function better the next day. But for kids with restless sleep there could be more significant health issues. Diagnosing and treating sleep problems in kids is tonight’s about your health. Kids snoring issues if your child has disruptive sleep patterns meaning they toss and turn or wake up […]

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Chronic Insomnia Linked to Lower Gray Matter

Transcript: Chronic insomniacs losing out on sleep may also be missing brain matter. For the first time, brain imaging has linked chronic insomnia to lower gray matter density in areas that regulate the brain’s ability to make decisions and to rest. The research could lead to new treatment plans for people who struggle with sleeplessness.

Category: Insomnia, Sleep Disorders
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