Posts Tagged ‘ sleep dentistry ’

Obesity Crisis May Be Fueling Big Jump in Sleep Apnea Cases

The widening American waistline may be feeding an epidemic of sleep apnea, potentially robbing millions of people of a good night’s rest, a new study suggests. Study author Paul Peppard believes the findings show a big spike in sleep apnea cases over the past two decades — as much as 55 percent — and may […]

Hagerstown study looks at link between sleep disruption, glucose metabolism

February 04, 2013|By Crystal Schelle Doctors and researchers at George W. Comstock Center for Public Health Research and Prevention in Hagerstown as well as Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore are seeing if glucose metabolism might be affected by the disruption of sleep that sleep apnea causes. Their work is part of the SOMNOS […]

Apnea Steals Sleep From the Restless

Summarized from an article by Stephanie M. Hill The dream had been the same for as long as he could remember. Bryan Lapuyade would swallow something and choke. He’d awaken with a start, but the sensation remained – he could barely breathe. When the time came to go to work, Lapuyade would get out of bed, […]

Living in a fog – When you’re living in a fog, it’s are to feel thankful

Most people can differentiate between sunny, rainy or foggy days. However for almost 15% of adult Americans who live with untreated sleep apnea, the days can start to blend into one and another and all seem foggy. Each day is a struggle — with energy, focus, stamina, health, memory, relationships, work, nutrition, fitness, and so […]

Sleeping for Sanity

Sleeping for Sanity Source: Summarized from an article by By Morgan Jones Recent studies have shown that many Americans are finding it harder and harder to get a decent amount of sleep. Why? Studies have pointed to physical issues, (obstructive sleep apnea), and mental health issues, (stress and depression). It’s been proven that losing weight […]

Linking Sleep Apnea to Sexual Dysfunction…

There’s been a lot of hype recently over the release of a new medical study, linking sleep apnea and erectile dysfunction and/or decreased sexual performance. In this study conducted at the Walter Reed Military National Medical Center in Bethesda, ninety-two men with an average age of 46 were observed. All of the members of the […]

Sleeping Less Could Make You Eat More

Sleeping Less Could Make You Eat More  Source: Summarized from HERWriter an article by By Mamta Singh  It seems as though we are caught up in the tangle of urban living only to harm our bodies. As the demands of our careers dictate more travel, longer work hours, more frequent work with different time zones aided […]

Second Hand Snoring / Sleep Stealing

Did you know sleeping with a snorer can take a toll on YOUR health and wellness? People sleeping next to loved ones that snore have also reported excessive day-time sleepiness and fatigue, along with their snoring partners. Research now shows that in relationships, both individuals feel the effects of snoring, doubling the importance of treatment. A study conducted by the Mayo […]

Are You Afraid To Visit The Dentist?

Q: I am a “dental chicken” – can’t get myself to go to the dentist to fix the major dental problems I have, is this normal?  Numerous children and adults have a fear of visiting the dentist. Many individuals equate dental visits with pain, discomfort, hefty bills, and other negative associations.  According to studies conducted […]