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Association Between Severe Sleep Apnea And Resistant High Blood Pressure: Study

American Academy of Sleep Medicine A new study shows a strong association between severe, untreated obstructive sleep apnea and the risk of elevated blood pressure despite the use of high blood pressure medications. The study involved...

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2014-08-20 23:09:00

With Computer Use by Children Increasing, Pediatric Dry Eye Is a Real Concern Says Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, when parents are urged to become educated about eye health and safety for their children and have their children’s eye examined. One frequently overlooked eye condition that must be checked for, according to Sharon Kleyne, host of the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water...

2014-08-20 08:27:50

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Easy Breathe, the fastest growing online sleep apnea shopping destination, today announced that its "Easy Blog" - has received more than 4.5 million unique page views since the start of the year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140307/LA78920LOGO "We are thrilled that so many people are finding our blog and reading our articles," said Nick Weiss, CEO of Easy Breathe. "We're committed to making sleep apnea more widely known and hope that people...

2014-08-18 16:27:43

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As though the hormonal changes weren't enough, there may be something else meddling with your teen's mood and sleep cycle. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Many kids, high-school age and younger, are juggling nearly as many responsibilities as adults -- and now, they're caffeinating like adults, too. As many families are finding out, the use of coffee, soda, or energy drinks can lead to painful consequences. Valerie's...

2014-08-15 23:00:23

Baby sleep tips and yummy taco recipes for the family have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Get the baby finally to sleep through the night. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Sleepy babies make happy Moms. Baby sleep tips and yummy taco recipes for the family have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Seasoned Moms are sharing the best tips that help babies sleep through the night. Get the baby finally to sleep through the night. Moms take different approaches to get the long...

2014-08-14 12:28:35

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleep Apnea Doctors dot US is now providing innovative solutions for sleep doctors looking to recruit new sleep apnea patients. Sleep apnea, a disorder as common as type 2 diabetes, affects more than 18 million Americans, according to the National Sleep Foundation. If you are male, overweight, and over 40, you are at a high risk for developing sleep apnea. Curing sleep apnea is a concern for a number of sleep apnea specialists, including Sleep Apnea...

shift work sleep and alertness aids
2014-08-14 03:30:14

The Cochrane Library Shift workers are taking drugs to help them stay awake or get to sleep despite weak evidence for their benefit, according to a new Cochrane review. The authors of the review found only small numbers of trials testing over-the-counter and prescription drugs used by shift workers, and the results suggest that for some people they might do more harm than good. In most developed countries, at least 10% of the workforce is involved in some form of shift work. European...

2014-08-12 12:29:27

ENCINO, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleep apnea is a chronic sleep disorder that is characterized by pauses in breathing during sleep. These pauses can last just seconds or more than a minute. Treatment is essential to reduce the associated health risks and the higher risk of accidents. Encino Esthetic Dental Group now offers treatments for sleep apnea. Visit http://www.encinodentistoffice.com to learn more about these treatment options. Without treatment, sleep apnea can increase...

Natural Light In Your Office Can Improves Sleep, Physical Activity And Quality Of Life
2014-08-12 03:00:12

By Marla Paul, Northwestern University Office workers with more light exposure at the office had longer sleep duration, better sleep quality, more physical activity and better quality of life compared to office workers with less light exposure in the workplace, reports a new study from Northwestern Medicine and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The study highlights the importance of exposure to natural light to employee health and the priority architectural designs of...

2014-08-12 08:31:34

Life-Threatening Sleep Illness Afflicts at Least 25 Million Americans - and Counting DARIEN, Ill., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's sleep experts agree: obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) - a potentially life-threatening disease involving episodes of complete or partial airway obstruction during sleep - is dangerously on the rise. The National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project, a collaboration launched this year by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), Centers for Disease Control...

astronaut sleep deprivation
2014-08-09 04:53:30

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Astronauts tend to suffer from a significant amount of sleep deficiency in the weeks leading up to liftoff and throughout the duration of their missions, the authors of a 10-year research project being hailed as the largest-ever analysis of sleep habits before and during space flight report in Friday’s edition of The Lancet Neurology. As part of the study, experts from the Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) Division of Sleep and...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.