Sleep-Disorders

To Avoid Diabetes, Get More Zzzz’s

If you have teenage children or grandchildren, you’ll want to listen up. A new study shows that teens who stay up too late texting or studying won’t just suffer from irritability—that lack of sleep can also lead to diabetes. Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh’s…

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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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Snoring: Mere Nuisance or Real Health Problem?

Several years ago, at the request of my wife—who put up with my snoring but was disturbed by the increasing frequency of episodes when I appeared to stop breathing—I got tested for sleep apnea. In case you aren’t familiar with this condition, apnea means “no breath,”…

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