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Sleep-Disordered Breathing Predicts Dementia

Obstructive sleep apnea Insomnia Sleep-disordered breathing refers to recurring arousals from sleep and intermittent reduced blood oxygen levels (hypoxia). This condition affects a sizeable fraction of elderly Americans.  Several adverse health outcomes, including cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and diabetes, may arise from sleep-disordered breathing. A team of researchers sought to determine if objectively measured sleep-disordered breathing…

A Dozen Benefits of Restful Sleep

Sleep is vital for lifelong health and well-being. But do you realize just how beneficial sleep can be? The following list includes twelve potential benefits of regular, adequate, restful sleep. Repair of worn or broken tissues – It doesn’t take much imagination that realize that your body needs time to repair worn parts. Sleep provides…