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Using Benedryl For Sleep Could Be Your Worst Nightmare
2013-10-07 15:03:46

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you have been waking up tired lately then one sleep expert says maybe you should stop using antihistamines like Benadryl. People take antihistamines to help with their allergies, but the medicine is also known for causing drowsiness. While medicines like Benadryl can help people fall asleep, a Baylor College of Medicine sleep expert says it shouldn't be used as a sleep aid. “Many allergy sufferers know that antihistamines work...

2011-03-07 15:38:23

Most people enjoy the extra hour of sunlight that comes with Daylight Saving Time but a Baylor College of Medicine sleep expert warns that it is not necessarily the best thing for our sleep cycle. This is especially true for people who are already sleep deprived and for small children, said Dr. Philip Alapat, assistant professor of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine at BCM and medical director of the BCM Sleep Center. Losing an hour March 13 This year, Daylight Saving Time starts...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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