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6 tips to improve your sleep

6 tips to improve your sleep

Our sleep habits have a significant impact on how well we sleep every night. If you are able to maintain a regular schedule while also avoiding behavior that promotes sleep disruption, you can minimize insomnia, allow for an adequate amount of sleep and reduce sleep-related headaches. If you are ready to take charge of your […]

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Losing sleep does not help burn body fat

Losing sleep does not help burn body fat

Cutting calories and exercise often helps a person lose weight. However, some people might have a harder time getting rid of excess body fat if they don’t get enough sleep. When people want to lose weight–particularly fat–they need to avoid sleep loss during the week because there is no such thing as “catching up on […]

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Common sleep disorders can impact your health

Common sleep disorders can impact your health

Maintaining optimal overall health requires adequate nutrition, regular physical activity, mental well-being and a good night’s sleep. Knowing that, when was the last time you got a good night’s sleep? If you can’t remember, then now is the time to educate yourself on the different sleep disorders and how they affect your health and well-being. […]

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Less than 6 hours of sleep can hurt blood vessels

Less than 6 hours of sleep can hurt blood vessels

When you don’t get enough sleep, it may lead to health problems. In fact, a recent study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found a potential link between sleeping less than six hours a night and atherosclerotic lesions–the buildup of cholesterol in the wall of your blood vessel–in different blood vessels […]

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What is the difference between sleep apnea and quality sleep?

What is the difference between sleep apnea and quality sleep?

About 90 million Americans suffer from a snoring activity during sleep. And while about half of these people are “simple snorers” or primary snorers, the other half might actually have a serious sleep disorder called obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Many people often misdiagnose themselves and inaccurately describe their condition. As a result, they miss out […]

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How to treat sleep apnea in the dental office

How to treat sleep apnea in the dental office

There are many people who suffer from snoring or sleep apnea. The fact that you might miss is that you may be suffering from this condition too. People who suffer from snoring, sleep apnea, or both, will often visit their family doctor or an ENT specialist for further diagnosis. However, you might be skipping a […]

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A lack of sleep makes it harder to lose body fat

A lack of sleep makes it harder to lose body fat

Cutting calories and exercise often helps a person lose weight. However, some people might have a harder time getting rid of excess body fat if they don’t get enough sleep. A recent study looked at 15 overweight individuals who focused on cutting calories while another 21 cut calories and got less sleep. Both groups lost […]

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Helpful tips to improve your sleep

Helpful tips to improve your sleep

Have you ever woken up feeling like you didn’t have a wink of sleep last night? We’ve all been there before–probably numerous times throughout our lifetime. Our sleep habits have a significant impact on how well we sleep every night. If you are able to maintain a regular schedule while also avoiding behavior that promotes […]