Apnea

Snoring: Mere Nuisance or Real Health Problem?

…but was disturbed by the increasing frequency of episodes when I appeared to stop breathing—I got tested for sleep apnea. In one hour, I had a whopping 69 attacks of apnea (spells when I stopped breathing for 10 seconds or longer). My oxygen level was low, and I got virtually no restorative…

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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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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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