Tip/Thought of the Day

Could It Be Sleep Apnea?

Do you or someone you know complain of: Excessive daytime sleepinessLoud snoringObserved episodes of stopped breathing during sleepAbrupt awakenings accompanied by gasping or chokingAwakening with a dry mouth or sore throatMorning headacheDifficulty concentrating during the dayExperiencing mood changes, such as depression or irritabilityHigh blood pressureNighttime sweatingDecreased libidoNeed to urinate frequently at night (nocturia).Memory issuesRestless sleep… Continue reading Could It Be Sleep Apnea?

Weight Loss

Sleeping Too Much Causes Weight Gain

In a previous post I talked about how too little sleep may be the missing piece in the puzzle for weight loss. Especially if you've tried everything else. So the opposite may sound like the answer.  Get all the sleep you can, and poof, the weight will come off. Makes some sense. At least while… Continue reading Sleeping Too Much Causes Weight Gain

Tip/Thought of the Day

Too Much Sleep Can Be Unhealthy

I've shared how too little sleep causes a variety of medical issues. It's logical to think that lots more sleep may sound like the answer. Or better yet, if you can't sleep enough during the week, get 10-12 hours on weekends. But it's been shown that sleeping in excess of 9 hours per night can… Continue reading Too Much Sleep Can Be Unhealthy

Weight Loss

Insufficient Sleep Can Lead To Overeating Junk Food

We've already discussed how sleep impacts every aspect of our lives, from making healthy people hurt, overeating, and making us less tolerant, more frustrated and angry. Now lack of sleep is linked to not only overeating but specifically, overeating junk food. The question is, why? It's important to realize that adequate sleep is an integral component in maintaining good… Continue reading Insufficient Sleep Can Lead To Overeating Junk Food

Tip/Thought of the Day

How Does Technology Impact Health?

Technology is useful in many ways. We often overlook how much we utilize our cell phones, tablets, and other gizmos and gadgets. If you were to track your screen time during a day- my bet is you would be shocked how many minutes tick away while you stare at a screen. Often ignored is the… Continue reading How Does Technology Impact Health?