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The sleep apnea and stroke connection

Snoring loudly is a telltale sign of obstructive sleep apnea and a warning you may face a higher risk of stroke. Sleep apnea more than doubles the risk of stroke for middle-aged and older men [...]

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More crazy, scary dreams? Welcome to coronavirus pandemic dreams

Isolation, anxiety and a nonstop barrage of grim news about the coronavirus pandemic are a perfect storm for vivid dreams — and nightmares. According to David H. Winslow Jr., M.D., medical director for Norton Sleep […]

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Consider these changes before turning to melatonin

Some people who have trouble falling asleep try melatonin supplements to boost levels of the hormone, which already is produced by the body. Sold over the counter in pill and liquid forms, laboratory-made melatonin is […]

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Hot flashes, sleep apnea causes of menopause-related sleep issues

Menopause is a time of major hormonal, physical and psychological changes for women, and those changes can have an impact on sleep. During the time before menopause, called perimenopause, the ovaries decrease production of estrogen […]

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Sleep deprivation effects range from foggy headedness to neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s

Know that “foggy” feeling you get after a night of little or poor sleep? It’s more than just a sensation. The lack of shut-eye is likely impacting your brain’s ability to function. “Sleep is incredibly […]

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The sleep apnea and stroke connection

Snoring loudly is a telltale sign of obstructive sleep apnea and a warning you may face a higher risk of stroke. Sleep apnea more than doubles the risk of stroke for middle-aged and older men [...]

Read Full Story

More crazy, scary dreams? Welcome to coronavirus pandemic dreams

Isolation, anxiety and a nonstop barrage of grim news about the coronavirus pandemic are a perfect storm for vivid dreams — and nightmares. According to David H. Winslow Jr., M.D., medical director for Norton Sleep […]

Read Full Story

Consider these changes before turning to melatonin

Some people who have trouble falling asleep try melatonin supplements to boost levels of the hormone, which already is produced by the body. Sold over the counter in pill and liquid forms, laboratory-made melatonin is […]

Read Full Story

Hot flashes, sleep apnea causes of menopause-related sleep issues

Menopause is a time of major hormonal, physical and psychological changes for women, and those changes can have an impact on sleep. During the time before menopause, called perimenopause, the ovaries decrease production of estrogen […]

Read Full Story

Sleep deprivation effects range from foggy headedness to neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s

Know that “foggy” feeling you get after a night of little or poor sleep? It’s more than just a sensation. The lack of shut-eye is likely impacting your brain’s ability to function. “Sleep is incredibly […]

Read Full Story

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