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From Insomnia To Sexsomnia, Unlocking The ‘Secret World’ Of Sleep

Different parts of the brain aren’t always in the same stage of sleep at the same time, notes neurologist and author Guy Leschziner. When this happens, an individual might order a pizza or go out for a drive — while technically still being fast asleep. Frederic Cirou/PhotoAlto/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Frederic Cirou/PhotoAlto/Getty Images…

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Understanding Your Hypertension and How to Treat It

Source: RawPixels. Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against your arteries. There are two numbers used to determine your blood pressure: systolic, which measures the pressure your heart creates when it contracts and pushes blood out; and diastolic, which measures the pressure when your heart relaxes and fills with blood. When blood pressure is…

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Understanding Your Hypertension and How to Treat It

Source: RawPixels. Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against your arteries. There are two numbers used to determine your blood pressure: systolic, which measures the pressure your heart creates when it contracts and pushes blood out; and diastolic, which measures the pressure when your heart relaxes and fills with blood. When blood pressure is…

Association of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations with sleep phenotypes in a German community sample

Loading metrics Open Access Peer-reviewed Research Article Ezgi Dogan-Sander , Anja Willenberg, İnci Batmaz, Cornelia Enzenbach, Kerstin Wirkner, Elisabeth Kohls, Roland Mergl, Joachim Thiery, Jürgen Kratzsch, Ulrich Hegerl, Christian Sander Ezgi Dogan-Sander,  Anja Willenberg,  İnci Batmaz,  Cornelia Enzenbach,  Kerstin Wirkner,  Elisabeth Kohls,  Roland Mergl,  Joachim Thiery,  Jürgen Kratzsch,  Ulrich Hegerl x Published: July 5, 2019…

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CPAP machines: How to pick one you won’t hate – CNET

Wearing a CPAP machine can help you avoid the serious symptoms of sleep apnea, but only if you choose one that works well for you. Grandriver/Getty Images If you have sleep apnea, there’s a good chance you use or should use a continuous positive airway pressure device (CPAP) to help you stay asleep at night.…

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Business people briefs – The Hutchinson News

In response to a growing need for Pulmonary services in south central and the western regions of Kansas, Hutchinson Regional Medical Center will open Hutchinson Pulmonology Associates in mid-July, a specialty clinic located within the hospital.Joining the Hutch Regional staff will be Dr. Mohammed Al-Halawani and Dr. Tariq Musa who are slated to see their…

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How Technology Could Transform Preventative Medicine

When big data and technology run the health care system, future generations may well look back on these times and wonder what it must have been like when people had to get sick before they were diagnosed and treated. I think chances are good that it will seem remarkably primitive to them: sick care rather…

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It’s no secret that Americans aren’t getting enough sleep each night. (As someone who wakes up perpetually feeling like I’m suffering from the worst case of jet lag, I can attest to this.) But besides the obvious culprits (looking at you Instagram and late-night TV), trying to figure out exactly why you’re struggling to fall—or…

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Why Do We Sleep Talk? Here’s Everything You Should Know.

If you’ve ever shared a bed or slept near another person, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve heard someone talk in their sleep. Or, perhaps you’ve found out you’re the one sleep talking throughout the night. Nearly 66% of the population has talked in their sleep in some form, according to a 2010 study. Some…