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Snoring Linked To Cardiovascular Health Risks
2013-01-25 04:50:36

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from Henry Ford Hospital recently found that snoring could signal health risks in the future. In particular, the scientists discovered that snorers have a greater risk of developing thickening or abnormalities in the carotid artery as compared to individuals who are overweight, smoke, or exhibit high cholesterol. "Snoring is more than a bedtime annoyance and it shouldn't be ignored. Patients need to seek treatment...

People Who Drink Before Bedtime Could Be Disrupting Their Dream Time
2013-01-23 11:03:03

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Having a drink before bedtime may help you fall asleep faster, but experts warn that it isn´t offering any incentives on the quality of sleep time. Researchers from the London Sleep Centre have reviewed the evidence of having a tipple before bedtime to see what effect it has on nighttime slumber. The evidence gathered indicates that alcohol upsets our normal sleep cycle, and effectively disrupts our most satisfying type of...

2013-01-13 17:02:59

Sleep Group Solutions, a leading dental continuing education company, opens 30,000 square foot facility including an education center and a demonstration room in Hollywood, Florida. (PRWEB) January 12, 2013 Dentists across the country are participating in dental continuing education courses, which teach dental professionals how to screen and treat snoring and sleep apnea, through Oral Appliance Therapy (OAT).  With such a high demand for quality sleep courses, Sleep Group...

2012-12-27 05:03:37

A new alternative treatment called Provent Sleep Therapy is out. We take a look at what it is, and how it works. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) December 26, 2012 Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a common sleep disorder suffered by millions of Americans, and shockingly 3 of 4 sufferers go undiagnosed. OSA constitutes the blocking of the airflow to the respiratory system for periods of time causing the sufferer loss of sleep and overall health. When treating OSA the bulk of physicians will recommend...

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...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.