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What's new about sleep?

By Journal of the American Chiropractic Association — From

— Without the daily restorative of sleep, life takes on a raw edge -a feeling that millions know all too well. Chiropractic, in combination with complementary and alternative therapies, has proven effective in diagnosing sleep disorders and delivering treatments that offer the promise…

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almost 8 years

Dental Health and Teeth Grinding (Bruxism)

By WebMD Staff — From

— Most people probably grind and clench their teeth from time to time. Occasional teeth grinding, medically called bruxism, does not usually cause harm, but when teeth grinding occurs on a regular basis the teeth can be damaged and other oral health complications can arise.

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almost 8 years

10 steps to a good night's sleep

By Linda Castor, — From

— When I was a kid, I wrote a paper I titled, "The Biological Need for Sleep."
It really freaked me out when I learned we could actually die without sleep. I'm sure my anxious little mind caused me to lie awake in bed, while trying to…

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over 7 years

Sleep Apnea Linked to Cardiovascular Disease

By Heather Holtschlag, — From

— A study that appeared in the July 2011 issue of the Journal of Hypertension suggests that obstructive sleep apnea, a condition that occurs when the soft tissue in the upper airways relaxes during sleep and either partially or completely closes off the airway, has an…

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over 7 years

The pros and cons about napping

By sleep — From

— Naps are good - but there are negative effects too - Read the full artcle to learn why and how best to take naps.
Numerous research studies have shown that naps are a healthy way to repair the mood, body, and mind of those who suffer…

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over 7 years

Tips for an Allergy-Proof Bedroom

By WebMD Staff — From

— Spring is here, and with it plenty of pollen to make you want to take cover indoors. But beware, the inside of your house may be full of allergens as well.
With as much time as most people spend in the bedroom and its special attraction for…

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almost 8 years

Insufficient Sleep Can Be Dangerous

By Diana Kohnle — From

— A good night's sleep does much more than help you stay awake through a long day. It actually helps protect your health. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lists these problems that can arise as a result of insufficient sleep: Increased risk of chronic…

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over 7 years

Compression Socks Help Sleep Apnea

By Michael Smith, MedPage Today — From

— Compression stockings might be a simple – and low-tech – way to improve sleep apnea in patients who also have chronic venous insufficiency in the lower limbs, researchers reported.
In a small randomized cross-over study, wearing the stockings during the day reduced episodes of apnea…

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over 7 years

Former Packer sleeps better after apnea diagnosis, treatments


— Three years ago, doctors diagnosed former NFL player Aaron Taylor with sleep apnea.
When he first learned of his particular condition, Taylor immediately thought about friend and former teammate Reggie White, who died in 2004 from sleep apnea.
“Reggie was in the back of my mind…

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over 7 years

How Much Sleep Do Adults Need

By Michael H. Bonnet Ph.D. and Donna L. Arand Ph.D. — From

— Each one of us has a unique sleep requirement. Our sleep need depends upon genetic and physiological factors and also varies by age, sex, and previous sleep amounts. However, a simple definition of sufficient sleep is a sleep duration…

Views 1474 Comments 0 Likes 2
over 7 years
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