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Tired? NSF Launches New Site to Help with Excessive Sleepiness

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Hello, I've searched around the site and can't find a way to delete my account here. Will someone tell me how? Thanks ~Continue

Started by NarCat in Sleep Jun 14, 2013.

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I am having a hard time to sleep every night for almost a year now.  Sometimes straight two weeks I have only got 2-3 hours rest at night. This is really a big problem to me especially that I become…Continue

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Started by dinahbel in Insomnia. Last reply by Sarah Esberner May 2, 2013.

Early morning awakening

Normally, I don't have a problem falling asleep, but I normally wake-up between midnight and 1 am, and don't lie awake for some period of time.I am told that these early morning awakenings can be due…Continue

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Started by Annie in Insomnia Apr 4, 2013.

Extremely Light sleeper

My boyfriend is having a very difficult time sleeping in college. He is a very light sleeper and with even the slightest sound he wakes up and has a hard time falling back asleep. He is taking hard…Continue

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Started by Brianna J. in Sleep and Students Jan 8, 2013.

Tired? Today NSF launches new site to help with excessive sleepiness 1 Reply

The National Sleep Foundation's new comprehensive Excessive Daytime Sleepiness resource center helps you understand a condition that is often widely misunderstood. Explore over 30 articles dedicated…Continue

Started by sleepfoundation in Sleep. Last reply by pigolova@mail.ru Jan 8, 2013.

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Understanding Sinusitis — A General Q&A

Do you or someone you know suffer from sinus problems? You’re not alone. Around 40 million people in the U.S. are affected by sinusitis every year, and 33 million cases of chronic sinusitis are reported annually to the Centers for Disease Control and…
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Posted by Dr. David O. Volpi on June 18, 2014 at 1:52pm

Family support increases CPAP therapy in patients, new study says

man_with_mask Attention families of people with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA): you can make a positive difference when it comes to your family member’s use of a Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machine to treat their…

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Posted by Dr. David O. Volpi on June 9, 2014 at 11:22am

New study says stress can worsen allergy symptoms

By David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S. 

As a practicing otolaryngology surgeon for more than twenty years at New York’s finest teaching hospitals, I’ve seen firsthand the effect that the mind can have on the body.  That’s why I wasn’t surprised to read a recent study claiming that persistent stress can worsen allergy symptoms.

The study, which was published in the April issue of Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, the scientific journal of the American College of…

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Posted by Dr. David O. Volpi on May 14, 2014 at 2:56pm

New study links sleep apnea with higher risk of osteoporosis

rest-sleep-snore By David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S. 

Women and older Americans, take note. There’s new research showing that obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may raise the risk of osteoporosis, particularly in women or older individuals.

OSA is the most common form of sleep apnea and occurs when a person’s airway becomes blocked, causing repeated, brief interruptions in breathing during sleep. If it goes untreated, OSA can cause myriad health problems, including…

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Posted by Dr. David O. Volpi on May 9, 2014 at 10:25am

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Understanding Sinusitis — A General Q&A

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Family support increases CPAP therapy in patients, new study says

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New study says stress can worsen allergy symptoms

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