Category Archives: Sleep Disorders

Sleepy Drivers Monitored

Sleepy drivers will have an algorithm – controlled car seats that will massage them so that they won’t fall asleep while driving. Automotive equipment supplier Faurecia has come up with a product designed to monitor your physical and mental status … Continue reading

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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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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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Expert Interview about CPAP Machines

Join online Dr Steven Park interviewing Dr Ira Shapira, the founder of  IHateCPAP.com. When: 23 October 2012 , 8 pm EST. Where: Register Online  http://doctorstevenpark.com/expert-interview-dr-ira-shapira-founder-of-ihatecpap-com Topic: Reasons why people hate the CPAP machine and what to do about it. By … Continue reading

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War Trauma Linked to Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea was more prevalent amongst post-Gulf War immigrants than in the pre-Gulf war immgrants . Other major chronic health issues such as cardiovascular disease would also become  part of their lives’ eventually. “I was surprised, but we had a … Continue reading

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One Hour of Extra Sleep Changes Kids’ Lives

More sleep means increased ability to focus, better behavior, emotional stability and less irritability for kids who also would be able to cope better during stressful times.   A study was conducted by Dr Reut Gruber, Psychologist at McGill University, … Continue reading

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