Sleep Apnea

Snoring: Mere Nuisance or Real Health Problem?

…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 REM sleep. I immediately began using a continuous positive airway…

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How to Beat Metabolic Syndrome

…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 at…

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Belly Fat—It’s More Dangerous Than You Think

…Your 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 environmental…

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The Reciprocal Relationship Between Blood Sugar and Sleep

…if you have blood sugar or sleep problems—and that’s the interrelationship between blood sugar and sleep. Inadequate Sleep Increases Risk of Diabetes First of all, research has shown that inadequate sleep increases risk of diabetes. One study found that after sleeping only four hours a night for…

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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 hypoglycemia…

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Treatments for Depression

…that 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

…day. 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 degree…

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