Sleep

The Right Sleep Positions for Aches and Pains

If you’ve ever pulled a muscle, pinched a nerve, or, worse, injured a disk in your back, neck or shoulder, you know how painful these conditions can be.  You also know how uncomfortable it can be to try to sleep with these conditions.  The biggest complaint of my patients that have these injuries is not […]

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Over 50 – This 1 Thing Could Age Your Brain Faster

As people get older, they tend to sleep less. The reason why can have a lot of factors. A combination of hormone imbalances, melatonin and other nutritional deficiencies, stress, lack of exercise, or illness can contribute to poor sleep. Just because poor sleep is common to people over age 50, that doesn’t mean it’s a […]

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Your Brain Depends On Sleep

New Study Shows Sleep Cleans and Protects Your Brain

Ever notice that the morning after you didn’t get a good night’s sleep that you not only feel tired but you can’t think clearly? You go around in a fog most of the day and often can barely speak clearly. Well, now, researchers know the reason why.  It’s also the reason why you may not […]

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Restless Leg Syndrome: When Your Legs Won’t Let You Sleep

Trying to get a good night’s sleep can be difficult as you get older.  The last thing you need is your legs feeling like they’re running a marathon while you’re trying to sleep. That description may sound a little humorous but there’s nothing funny about restless leg syndrome.  It can ruin your sleep and put […]

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The 10 Signs Of Sleep Apnea

Many of my over-40 patients complain of feeling tired all the time despite being in bed every night for 8-9 hours.  Sometimes they are simply burning the candle at all ends and just need to simplify their schedules.  Yet, some of them also complain of other symptoms associated with their fatigue and sleep patterns that […]

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Sleeping Problems: Insomnia and Cataracts Are Linked

Many of my patients over the age of 45 will agree that getting a good night’s sleep can become more and more difficult as you get older.  Interestingly, this is the same time when vision starts to become a problem for many people in that age group – and especially so for people nearing age […]

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Protect Your Health By Getting More Sleep

Protect Your Health By Getting More Sleep

One of the most frequent topics of discussion with my patients regards sleep – how much they’re getting and how not getting enough sleep can affect them.  My patients are amazed when I tell them all the poor health effects that can occur from not getting enough sleep.  In fact, research studies find more and […]

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Quiet Snoring And Let Everyone Get Some Sleep!

One of the most common complaints I hear from my over-age 40 patients involves how they can get better sleep.  Amongst all the things that can prevent people from getting a good night’s sleep, snoring can contribute to the poor sleep of everyone in the house! Snoring can also be a symptom of other breathing […]

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How Many Hours of Sleep Do You Really Need? The Whole Truth

I have a retired 64 year-old patient, I’ll call him Bob, who tells me that he never sleeps more than 5-6 hours a night and that he’s always up with the sun, full of energy for his active retiree day and never gets that mid-afternoon sleepy slump.   He’s doing well, has no major health concerns, […]

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A Good Night Sleep Naturally

An adequate sleep improves mood, helps you stay alert and lose weight. Looking at sleep aids as an option brings forward various health dangers. Research has revealed a slew of proven ways you can start sleeping better tonight and they’re all completely natural.

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Sleep Deprivation: How To Avoid It

In today’s busy world, many of my patient’s complain of not sleeping well. They burn the candle at both ends and may wind up not going to bed until 3 or 4 a.m. and get up again at 7 a.m. to start another workday! This is a destructive pattern that can wreak havoc on your […]

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Poor Sleep And Testosterone Levels

Are you one of those guys who are burning the candle at both ends and maybe only getting 4 or 5 hours of sleep a night? Are you also one of those guys having problems with his sex drive and feeling out of sorts? Well, recent studies done in the last 3 years show that […]

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