Sleep Apnea

Snoring: Mere Nuisance or Real Health Problem?

sleep apnea. It’s shocking how many of our patients do have sleep apnea—an estimated 70 percent of those who are tested. But it’s heartening to see how much better they feel once they start sleep apnea treatment. The Best Sleep Apnea Treatment When I was diagnosed with sleep apnea,

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The Reciprocal Relationship Between Blood Sugar and Sleep

…to the problem. There are also a few natural sleep aids you can try, including melatonin and valerian. And if you snore, I suggest you get tested for sleep apnea. Now it’s your turn: What do you do to manage your blood sugar and sleep? You May Also Be Interested In: * To Avoid Diabetes,…

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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…

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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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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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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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How to Get Better Sleep...Tonight

…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 several easy ways to ensure you sleep better and start reaping the benefits of sound slumber. Six Surefire Tips for Better Sleep * Turn out the lights.…

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ADHD Treatments That Really Work

…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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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…

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