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2012-12-08 05:01:05

Research suggests insomnia and sleep apnea co-occur more frequently than expected. Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) December 07, 2012 A new study to be published in the journal SLEEP (December 2012) suggests nighttime awakenings experienced by people with chronic insomnia might be caused by sleep breathing problems. The Sleep and Human Health Institute (SHHI) in Albuquerque, NM conducted the study on 20 patients who met diagnostic criteria for an insomnia disorder, denied having any classic...

2012-10-26 04:00:58

Living with excessive daytime sleepiness can make life miserable. Insufficient or inadequate sleep can make it difficult to get out of bed in the morning and be productive at school or work. In a recent study, researchers discovered that sleep deprivation can cause instability in the immune system. Dr. Dan Naim of the Los Angeles Sleep Study Institute provides insight about symptoms of sleep disorders and the importance of finding a treatment method. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 25, 2012...

2012-10-25 04:01:15

Children who display behavioral problems and poor performance in school may in fact have a sleep disorder. Recent studies have shown that one in ten children who snore have obstructive sleep apnea, a serious condition that can cause a variety of health issues. Los Angeles Sleep Specialist Dr. Dan Naim advises parents how to detect and treat sleep apnea before medical complications can develop. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2012 Behavior problems in children can be the result of...

2012-10-25 04:00:13

Approximately 12 million Americans are severely obese at 100 pounds or more over their ideal body weight. Of this population, more than 85 percent have the life-threatening sleep disorder sleep apnea. Studies have shown that bariatric surgery, such as the LAP-BAND, effectively treats the condition and many patients can expect full remission of their symptoms within one year. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2012 Obesity is a strong indicator in the development of sleep apnea, a serious...

2012-10-24 04:02:24

1st Class Sleep Diagnostics, Inc. was awarded the "Best of the Best" designation for excellence by Follow Media Consulting, Inc. in the categories of Northern Virginia Sleep Center and Arlington Sleep Center. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 23, 2012 1st Class Sleep Diagnostics, Inc. was awarded the "Best of the Best" designation for excellence by Follow Media Consulting, Inc. in the categories of Northern Virginia Sleep Center and Arlington Sleep Center. They can be reached at...

2012-10-24 04:00:49

Chronic sleep deprivation is a serious public health concern that results in huge losses of money and productivity at work, according to a new study conducted by Harvard Medical School. Insomnia-related accidents lead to costly mistakes which could be alleviated with proper employee screening and treatment for insomnia, said Dr. Dan Naim of the Los Angeles Sleep Study Institute. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) October 23, 2012 When employees don´t get adequate shuteye, it doesn´t...

2012-10-23 10:20:16

A new study shows that both length of time and percentage of overall sleep spent in different sleep stages are associated with decreased metabolic rate, increased hunger, and increased intake of calories (specifically from fat and carbohydrates). The findings suggest an explanation for the association between sleep problems and obesity. Researchers from St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital and Columbia University investigated the effects of sleep architecture on hunger to determine whether...

2012-10-20 04:02:38

318 Pages Sleep Apnea Devices Market Research Report categorizes the global market into Diagnostic Devices and Therapeutic Devices. (PRWEB) October 19, 2012 The “Sleep Apnea Diagnostic & Therapeutic Devices Market [Polysomnographs, Respiratory Polygraphs, Pulse Oximeters, CPAP, Masks, Adaptive Servo-Ventilation (ASV), Oral Appliances, Nasal EPAP, Neurostimulation] Global End-user Analysis, Competitive Landscape & Forecast to 2017” analyzes and studies the major market...

2012-10-19 04:00:52

Many people affected with sleep apnea are unaware they have it. Because sleep apnea can lead to many health complications and a premature death, Dr. Dan Naim of the Los Angeles Sleep Study Institute recommends that people educate themselves about risk factors. A new study published by The Journal of the American Medical Association found that treating sleep apnea can also lower the risk of other medical ailments, such as hypertension. Those who are at high risk for the sleep disorder should...


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