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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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Snoring, Sleep Apnea and Remedies

Heavy snoring could be a sign of sleep apnea amongst other symptoms.  It happens when air flows past relaxed tissues in the back of the throat. One in three men and one in four women do it, according to Statistics … 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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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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CPAP May Also Help Hypertension

221 recently diagnosed  sleep apnea patients who also had hypertension or diabetes  were prescribed the  CPAP therapy for the treatment of their sleep apnea.  The results of the study were published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine http://www.aasmnet.org/JCSM/ViewAbstract.aspx?pid=28666 Three … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea Therapy Not to Be Interrupted

Researchers suggest that you continue and maintain any sleep apnea therapies you follow even after you have had bariatric surgery or weight loss. The majority of patients under observation for study still needed their CPAP machines despite having lost weight … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea Risk Factor to Stroke

The Canadian Heart & Stroke Foundation released it’s new stroke care guidelines stressing the importance of improvements to diagnosis and  screening of sleep apnea as critical to stroke prevention. Obstructive sleep apnea is common after stroke and it is crucial … Continue reading

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Health Risks of Sleep Apnea

Dr Lawson, from the Sleep Therapy Center in Winnipeg, talks about the health risks of  sleep apnea . http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iNzxfyYK-0Q Tweet This Post

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