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This fascinating article describes the way that sleep deprivation impacts ethical decision making. People who suffered from even minor amounts of sleep deprivation were more likely to cheat than were people who got more rest. This is another example of … Continue reading
No, it’s not a country song – it’s a potentially deadly combination. Loud snoring is the hallmark of sleep apnea, a disease from which an estimated 18 million Americans suffer. And yet another study has shown that people with untreated … Continue reading
This is a very interesting perspective on the comparative effect of diet versus aggressive surgical management. Seems like there really is a magic formula for weight loss: diet, exercise, and sleep! http://healthcare.dmagazine.com/2013/04/03/utsw-diet-as-effective-as-bariatric-surgery-for-diabetes-patients/#.UWVwMVEci2A.email Share and Enjoy:
Over the years, I have found that even the most ridiculous health claims tend to stem from some small kernel of truth. Take this “Overnight Diet”, whereby you lose weight just by sleeping, and are not required to exercise. In … Continue reading
This recent story about the increasing rate of stroke among young people reiterates the need to treat sleep apnea, which is known to be asignificant risk factor for stroke. Up to 10% of adult men and 5% of adult women … Continue reading
New Study Demonstrates Efficacy of Pillar Procedure in the Treatment of Snoring and Sleep Apnea – Dr. Craig Schwimmer, Founder of The Snoring Center, the nation’s leading provider of the Pillar Procedure, comments on the study.
DALLAS, TX (PRWEB) – 28 February, 2013 – A study published in the January issue of Laryngoscope confirms that the Pillar Procedure is an effective means of reducing snoring and mild-to-moderate sleep apnea. After reviewing seven studies on the impact … Continue reading
I spend a lot of time talking with patients about the importance of sleep. Sleep is a basic human need, and is essential to our health and well being. We know that Americans are alarmingly sleep deprived, and that … Continue reading
A recent study shows that obese drivers are more likely to die in car crashes than non-obese drivers. The reason(s) for this are unclear at this time, but this article discusses several possible explanations. Including vehicle design and the underlying … Continue reading
It’s only Tuesday, and I’ve already surprised two people by diagnosing them with sleep apnea. Both know that they were snorers, but when asked, they each specifically denied any symptoms related to their snoring, They simply came in hoping to … Continue reading
The term CEDAR FEVER usually refers to symptoms caused by Mountain cedar allergy. Symptoms are the same as hay fever, including sneezing, itchy eyes and nose, nasal congestion and a runny nose. With both cedar fever and hay fever, a … Continue reading