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Anyone who has ever tried to look up a symptom on a self-diagnosis medical website knows that just about anything wrong with you can be attributed to diabetes. It’s actually become something of a joke, but the truth is, this condition is quite serious. The reason so many symptoms are associated with diabetes is that […]

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Excessive sleepiness is a serious problem for millions of Americans who may have trouble staying awake while reading, watching television, at the movies, in meetings, riding in the car or even sitting and carrying on a conversation. There are many common disorders that can carry tiredness as a symptom, and a simple sleep study can, […]

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One might not associate sleep apnea with soldiers returning from overseas. However there is a recent study that may have found a link between post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which the sufferer will stop and start breathing during the course of their sleep. While it […]

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When we talk about treatments and diagnosis of sleep apnea, we often refer to adults. The problem, however, affects almost 20 million Americans, and not all of them are adults. Many kids suffer with the condition, but the diagnosis, cause and treatments differ significantly. Knowing how to spot signs of sleep apnea in children can […]

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Sleep apnea is a serious condition that affects almost 20 million Americans every single year. Diagnosing and treating the problem has traditionally been inconvenient at best. In the past, those who potentially suffered from this ailment have had to make an appointment at a sleep lab and spend an uncomfortable night being watched by a […]

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Sleep apnea affects millions of Americans every year. The snoring can be difficult to deal with, both for those who have the condition and their partners. What many do not realize is that this disorder is not simply inconvenient. It also puts people at risk for many other health conditions. Aside from the fact that […]

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If your snoring has become a problem for you and your partner, the pillar procedure is a treatment option to consider. It is a minor surgery under local anesthesia that is performed in the doctor’s office. This procedure has been proven to effectively treat habitual snoring and mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea.

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Restless leg syndrome (RLS) is a condition characterized by an uncontrollable urge to move your legs, usually triggered by an uncomfortable sensation in the legs. RLS is believed to be caused by dopamine imbalance. Dopamine is a chemical that transmits signals between nerve cells in the brain. There is no cure for restless leg syndrome, […]

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Sleep is just as important part of a healthy lifestyle as diet and exercise. Many people get less than six hours of sleep due to their busy lifestyles. This results in sleep deprivation and excessive daytime sleepiness, both of which can be harmful to your health in the long run. Sleepiness can be caused by […]

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According to a recent Detroit Free Press article, a team of researchers at the Sleep Center at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center has discovered another connection between obesity and sleep apnea. The study showed a prevalence of “fat tongue” among obese people with sleep apnea and how a fat tongue may be a contributing […]

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