5 Signs You Have Sleep Apnea

How can you tell if you suffer from obstructive sleep apnea? The only way to know for sure is to have a sleep study which is a test that measures several of your body systems while you sleep. The real question might be: How do I know I need to go for a sleep study? Most people who have sleep … [Read more...]

Sleep Apnea Treatment Improves Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is a risk factor for heart disease. Symptoms of metabolic syndrome include high blood pressure, high cholesterol, high blood sugar, insulin resistance and excess weight in the abdomen. Many people with obstructive sleep apnea also suffer from metabolic syndrome. A study reported … [Read more...]

Mild Sleep Problems May Be Helped By Cherry Juice

How did you sleep last night? About one-third of Americans are affected by some type of sleep problem. Some sleep issues such as obstructive sleep apnea, are serious and may be life threatening.  Insomnia, tossing and turning or waking throughout the night are even more common. No matter the cause, … [Read more...]

Dental Checkups and Your Overall Health

A dental checkup does more than review the health of your pearly whites, it also reveals a great deal about your general health and well-being.  Your teeth and gums can tell the story of your overall health to a trained eye.  Loose teeth, for example,  may point to osteoporosis; cavities and gum … [Read more...]

Is It Depression or Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

The links between depression and 0bstructive sleep apnea (OSA) have been studied for many years.  According to research published in the journal Chest and the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine in 2007 and 2005 by Dr. Daniel Schwartz  treating OSA  improved the symptoms of depression -- … [Read more...]