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Improved Behavior in Children with Sleep Apnea

Children with sleep apnea  who had had Adenotonsilloctomy had a noticeable improvement in behavior, quality of life alongside other symptoms – compared to other kids treated with “watchful waiting” and supportive care.  A new study was conducted  on 464 kids … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea Explained

Dr Popper explains causes associated with  and treatments for obstructive sleep apnea: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-FDF4G3XzQ&list=PLA69012F88AC0F01F Tweet This Post

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Parasomnias – Symptoms and Risk Factors

Parasomnias include various symptoms that could happen while you’re asleep or upon waking up.  You would not be aware of any of the behaviors, symptoms, emotions that it entails.  Sleeping well through the night would be a great challenge. Symptoms … Continue reading

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Asthma Linked to Sleep Apnea

For every five years that a person has asthma the risk of developing sleep apnea raises by 10 % – according to a research conducted by researchers at the University of Wisconsin .  The research was funded by the National … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea : How Is It Diagnosed

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Pediatric Sleep Disorders Diagnosis

Dr Catherine McGregor explains how sleep apnea is manifested in children.  A lot of children diagnosed with ADD or ADHD are showing signs that they are not sleeping adequately.  Because of the ADD or ADHD medication these children have become … Continue reading

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The Treatment of Sleep Apnea by a Dentist

Dr Mark Laska, of Mid Wilshire Dental Care in Los Angeles, explains how dentists diagnose and treat sleep apnea.  SleepBetter.tv interviews Dr Laska about sleep disorders and treatment of sleep apnea.  Watch http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMtNvGQDVc8&list=UU8AczokDXpE3F09NLoXgB7g&index=1&feature=plcp Tweet This Post

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Sleep Disorders Affect 93% of Indians !

According to the survey of the Philips Electronics India Limited on Sleep conducted by The Nielsen Company, 93% Indians are sleep-deprived. They get less than the 8 hours of sleep they need every day. The survey covered 25 cities with … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea and Cardiac Injury

  A recent study of 136 patients who had an  acute myocardial infarction (MI) suffered less severe cardiac injury because of a potentially complex relationship between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and coronary artery disease. Our study demonstrates that patients with sleep … Continue reading

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8 Hours of Sleep is Best for Health

Seven young, healthy and lean adults participated in a study at the University of Chicago Medicine ( see article http://annals.org/issue.aspx) for the duration of 8 days.  They slept for 8.5 hours the first four nights and 4 hours for the next four … Continue reading

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