If you live with migraines, you might already be familiar with the pain and discomfort they cause. Migraines are a specific type of headache often identified by episodes of throbbing pain and, sometimes, nausea, vomiting or sensitivity to light. Migr... Read more
Digestion isn't the kind of thing you have to think about much. You eat, and well, digestion just happens. Usually we're more concerned with what we're eating (Is it delicious? Does it meet our nutritional needs?) than what happens after... Read more
You're sitting at work, and you feel yourself drifting off. Your head is bobbing, and you're minutes away from zonking out completely. Sure, you plan to hit the hay early tonight to make up for it, but you need help NOW. (Snoring or drooling... Read more
Many people struggle with pain. Whether it's short term from an injury or chronic due to disc issues, neuropathy or Fibromyalgia, we all want to find relief. Pain clinics and medical interventions are great places to begin, but some pain sufferer... Read more
The obesity epidemic isn't just apparent on the streets of America's small towns and cities. Check out any veterinary clinic, and you will see that the numbers are rising in the canine and feline worlds, as well. The Association of Pet O... Read more
Anyone else struggle with not getting enough sleep between work and school? I know science backs up the idea that lack of sleep cab breed insulin resistance, and can make losing weight harder too... Read more
"Obesity plays a big role in the development of apnea," says Chervin. Extra weight can mean more fat deposits in the soft tissue that surrounds the throat, which can obstruct breathing.Among 690 randomly selected middle-aged Wisconsin residents, tho... Read more
If a doctor suspects that you have sleep apnea, you'll probably spend a night at a sleep clinic, where you'll be attached to electrodes and sensors that record your sleep as well as the frequency of any apnea episodes.The gold standard treatment is a... Read more
As we all face the challenges of tough economic times, many of those who have found themselves jobless, sadly have lost their health benefits as well. With the rising cost of health care, many without benefits find themselves either paying out of poc... Read more
Jet lag is no joke! Also known as desynchronosis, it's a travel-induced condition that occurs when we travel long distances in a short amount of time (typically on a plane, hence the name). If you've ever flown into a different time zone and... Read more
I found out I have obstructive sleep apnea and will need to use a continuous positive air pressure (CPAP) machine at night to keep my airway open.
I went to the sleep clinic last night to try out face masks and nasal "pillows" and slept there l... Read more
So tonight I have to go back to the sleep clinic that I went to a year ago at the worst point of my insomnia. It's a one year check up and I don't want to go AND I have been been sleeping just fine for a while now, but I guess it will be nice to kno... Read more
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