9 Signs You Have Sleep Apnea & May Not Realize It

August 31, 2017 Carina Wolff of Bustle

Sleep, Sleep Apnea

If you're someone who is constantly tired, you may blame your diet, your busy schedule, or some weird illness, but it might actually be coming from something much more straightforward. If you're sleeping normal hours every night but not ...

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Shortage of pediatric sleep specialists puts onus on primary care doctors

Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep Disordered Breathing, Sleep Apnea, Children, Sleep

“Doctor, my child just won’t go to sleep” or “he is tired all the time” are two of the more common complaints that pediatricians encounter during their career. Despite spending more than one-third of our lives asleep, little formal ...

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Will Fitbit's sleep apnea tracking actually work?

Sleep, Sleep Apnea

Fitbit might end up losing sleep over its next big life hack  ...

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Poor sleep is associated with ischaemic heart disease and stroke

Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep

Poor sleep is associated with ischaemic heart disease and stroke, according to research presented today at ESC Congress. (1) The observational study in nearly 13 000 people revealed different patterns of sleep disturbance between the ...

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Sleep Duration and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Pediatric Sleep Issues, Children

BACKGROUND: Associations between sleep duration and type 2 diabetes (T2D) risk markers in childhood have been little studied. We examined associations between self-reported sleep duration and T2D risk markers in children....

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Custom-made mouthguards reduce athletes' risk of concussion, study shows

August 28, 2017 Science Daily

Mouthguards, Preventive Health, Concussions, Adolescent Sports

High school football players wearing store-bought, over-the-counter (OTC) mouthguards were more than twice as likely to suffer mild traumatic brain injures (MTBI)/concussions than those wearing custom-made, properly fitted mouthguards, ...

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Pediatric Sleep Disordered Breathing: Awareness & Action [Infographic]

August 24, 2017 Dr. Jill Ombrello

Sleep Disordered Breathing, Pediatric Sleep Issues

Have you ever experienced a health condition that made breathing a burden? Imagine that before a run, you are forced to place a straw between your lips, lessening your breathing capacity by over 50 percent. That would be fairly ...

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