Apnea

Snoring: Mere Nuisance or Real Health Problem?

…in people with sleep apnea. Cardiac arrhythmias and congestive heart failure are also much more common among sleep apnea sufferers. There is also a significant relationship between sleep apnea, elevated blood sugar and insulin, and insulin resistance. Severe sleep apnea confers a five-fold increased…

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How to Beat Metabolic Syndrome

…to determine if they have sleep apnea, and it’s truly shocking how often the two conditions go hand in hand—and how seldom sleep apnea is diagnosed or treated. If you snore or have daytime sleepiness, talk to your doctor about getting tested for sleep apnea. To learn more about treatment…

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Are Environmental Toxins Increasing Your Belly Fat?

…Furthermore, untreated sleep apnea is clearly linked with obesity, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. If you’re struggling with any of these conditions, especially if you snore, talk to your doctor about getting tested for sleep apnea. * Let in some sun. You need to…

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Belly Fat—It’s More Dangerous Than You Think

…goal should be at least 30 grams of fiber every day. * Address underlying medical conditions. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and sleep apnea are associated with higher amounts of abdominal fat. * Detoxify your body. As I told you recently, there’s a connection between the common…

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ADHD Treatments That Really Work

…naturally. Other Natural Treatments for ADHD If you or a loved one suffers with ADHD, you should also rule out the following risk factors. Sleep apnea and other sleep disturbances can make anyone unfocused and inattentive. A diet rich in sugar and refined carbohydrates may lead to reactive…

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Preventing Sudden Cardiac Death

…Additional Measures for Preventing Sudden Cardiac Death History of heart attack, heart failure, and other cardiovascular diseases, as well as sleep apnea, significantly increase risk of sudden cardiac death, so we help our Whitaker Wellness patients get a handle on these issues. We start them on a…

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Treatments for Depression

…may be linked with depression, such as imbalances in thyroid, adrenal, and sex hormones; heavy metal toxicity; food allergies; insomnia and sleep apnea; and nutritional deficiencies. Pain and other health challenges affect mood as well, and depression often disappears with appropriate treatment of…

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Natural Treatments for COPD

…Women should also consider bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, as estrogen improves lung function. And every patient should rule out sleep apnea, which often overlaps with COPD. Most people with COPD aren’t diagnosed until at least 50 percent of their lung capacity is gone, and this…

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How to Get Better Sleep...Tonight

Let’s face it, few things are as frustrating as tossing and turning, looking at the clock as another hour goes by, and wishing (and wishing) for a good night’s sleep. Sleep is important for optimal health, which is why you should do all you can to get better sleep. Fortunately, there are…

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