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Weight Gain

In a perfect world, we would all go to sleep and wake up lighter. No grapefruit diet plan. No working out for hours in the gym. No herbal supplements or magic pill. Just sleep and wake up thinner than we went to bed. Sound like a dream? Wait a minute. There is definitely some truth […]


Bedwetting

When children transition to potty-training, there are bound to be some accidents along the way. That’s expected when they move away from diapers and move toward the bathroom. They are busy playing and forget about it until it’s too late. They drink too much at lunch and it hits them too fast. But when nighttime […]


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Loss of Libido

Let’s face it. Not a lot of men will openly discuss – never mind admit – they have trouble getting romantic. With pride in the way and a subject that is slightly taboo, this secret is kept classified, shared between himself and his partner. Woody Allen once said “Sex is the most fun you can […]


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Relationships

It’s an image that plays out in numerous bedrooms across the globe… A bed partner is prone to snoring, while the other spends their night nudging and elbowing and grumbling through another sleepless night. At some point, in those dark, deep morning hours, a trek to the uncomfortable couch or spare bedroom happens. Usually the […]


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Job Performance

Lack of sleep can seriously affect your job performance “I’m sorry that we have to let you go, but we need someone who’s actually awake on the job.” The company’s 3:00 meeting is hours away and you are propping your head up now. How are you ever going to get through a boring presentation in […]


Safety Issues

“And today… we all ask why this man had to go so soon…” Why? He fell asleep behind the wheel! After their annual family vacation, the Wilsons were heading down the highway on the home stretch to reality. The kids were all fast asleep in the back seat, exhausted from their adventures. Trevor and Kate […]


About Sleep Deprivation

Sleep breathing disorders in its various manifestations is arguably the #1 U.S. health problem. Adequate sleep is vital to your overall health. No less than water, air and food. It’s simply crucial to allow your body and brain to have the time they need to re-boot every day. If you’re not getting enough sleep due to […]


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Sleep Disorder Cost

Physical pain? Lessened quality of life? More medical problems? Shorter life expectancy? They do not really sound like good options, do they? Compare sleep disorder treatment with… “Sun is shining as you re-check your list. Everything is packed, cooler is filled, gas gauge is sitting on full and you are ready to hit the road. […]


Sleep Apnea Diagnosis

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Sleep Disorder Causes

Lying in bed, looking through the slits in your scrunched up eyes, you refuse to believe the sun is rising. Birds start chirping outside your bedroom window and you turn to look at your alarm clock only to confirm what you already knew. In a matter of moments you will get up and start your […]


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