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2013-09-19 13:07:57

And demand is set to rise in tandem with increasing population age and girth Furthermore, demand is set to rise as the population's age and girth increase, both of which are risk factors for the disorder, known as obstructive sleep apnea or OSA for short. OSA is a condition that disrupts breathing during sleep, usually as a result of the relaxation of the muscles and soft tissues in the throat which relax and collapse to block the airway for 10 or more seconds. It affects an estimated...

2013-09-04 23:01:49

Dental Sleep Medicine Education Company, Sleep Group Solutions, provide the industry’s leading Dental CE Sleep Program, where Dr. Gene Drake and Dr. Jayson Voto learned to implement a proper sleep protocol. Drake, Voto and Associates now offer Oral Appliance Therapy to treat patients for snoring and Sleep Apnea. Owasso, OK (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Dr. Drake and Dr. Voto from Drake, Voto and Associates in Owasso, OK, aren’t your typical dentists. Although extremely familiar...

People Don't Sleep Enough
2013-09-03 16:05:08

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new international poll from the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) found stark differences in sleeping habits among residents of the United States, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Germany and Japan for people between the ages of 25 and 55 years old. While the Americans and Japanese in the study reported having the least amount of sleep during the week on average, Canadians and Mexicans reported the most, at just over seven hours per...

Sleep Helps Brain Learn Motor Skills
2013-08-21 11:24:39

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Having trouble learning to play the piano or improving your typing speed? You may want to sleep on it. According to a new study from Brown University and Massachusetts General Hospital, one of the brain's learning centers is highly active during sleep and could be the reason why it seems to aid in the learning process. "The mechanisms of memory consolidations regarding motor memory learning were still uncertain until now," said Masako...

2013-08-19 23:24:34

Sleep is essential to good health because it refreshes the body and mind. If you snore regularly and experience constant daytime drowsiness, you may have a condition called sleep apnea, which limits the amount of sleep and oxygen you get each night. (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 Does your snoring raise the dead—or at least prompt a swift kick? Has your partner or spouse said that you gasp or snort, or make choking sounds while asleep? Are you finding yourself way too drowsy during the day,...

2013-08-16 23:21:43

New Sleep Study Promotes More Restful Sleep in Local Residents. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 It is estimated that millions of people around the world suffer from sleep apnea, a destructive and even potentially dangerous condition that interferes with a person’s ability to get a restful night of sleep. There are many treatment options available for those who have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, but some treatments are far more effective than others. Furthermore, some people are...

2013-08-12 23:01:55

CheapCPAPSupplies.com adds products like the Resprionics Child B2 Bonnett to now offer treatment of childhood sleep apnea, a condition that affects night-time breathing. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 Recent studies indicate that between 1 and 4 percent of children suffer from sleep apnea, a condition that affects night-time breathing. Many of these children are young—between 2 and 8 years old. Some researchers suggest that children may grow out of sleep apnea, but even so, while...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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