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2013-07-21 23:02:40

New Effective, Customized Sleep Solutions for Local Residents Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 21, 2013 Apnix Sleep Diagnostics has been helping individuals in the Houston area overcome their challenges with sleep over the years, and the company now offers new sleep solutions for improved results. The Diagnostic Process There are dozens of sleep disorders that can affect a person’s sleep, and the treatment options for each of them can vary. Diagnosing the condition is the first step toward...

Diet Linked To Daytime Sleepiness And Alertness
2013-05-08 11:25:36

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many people rely on caffeine to keep themselves alert and productive during the day. However, a new study in the journal SLEEP suggests a person´s diet can contribute to or reduce daytime sleepiness and alertness as well. In the study, Penn State researchers found a“¯high-fat diet increased objective daytime sleepiness, or a person´s ability to take an intentional nap. They also found a high-carbohydrate diet was...

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2010-02-01 08:00:00

A study in the Feb. 1 issue of the journal SLEEP suggests that healthy older adults without sleep disorders can expect to have a reduced "sleep need" and to be less sleepy during the day than healthy young adults. Results show that during a night of eight hours in bed, total sleep time decreased significantly and progressively with age. Older adults slept about 20 minutes less than middle-aged adults, who slept 23 minutes less than young adults. The number of awakenings and the amount of time...

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2008-12-31 14:45:15

New research in the journal Pediatrics shows that obese children who have difficulty breathing while they sleep have excessive daytime sleepiness compared with slimmer children who are also chronic snorers. Drs. David Gozal and Leila Kheirandish-Gozal of the University of Louisville in Kentucky said the symptoms in heavy children are strikingly reminiscent of excessive daytime sleepiness patterns in adults with obstructive sleep apnea. The findings suggest that obstructive sleep apnea looks...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.