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January 2011 Blog Posts (9)

Driving drowsy as bad as drunk

Drowsy Drivers: The Unspoken Road Danger

 

Drunk driving has claimed many innocent lives, and advocacy groups like Mothers Against Drunk Driving are committed to "increasing public awareness and creating social change in the attitude and behavior toward drunk driving."  While a lot of progress has been made in this landscape, there is another major cause of car accidents that goes widely unmentioned.

 

One out of every six…

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Added by Sereno on January 19, 2011 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Why Americans are Among the Most Sleepless People in the World

Sleepless in Seattle, and New York and San Francisco...

 

A recent global survey conducted by the Phillips Center for Health and Well-Being found that Americans are among the world's leaders in sleep deprivation, along with the French and Taiwanese. In fact, New York City was listed as the most sleep-deprived major city in the world.

 

A majority of Americans reported they don't get enough sleep because they…

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Added by Sereno on January 19, 2011 at 8:53pm — No Comments

GRsoft Labs Launches Innovative Snore Inspector

For most snorers the closest thing to a simple, accessible snoring alert program has been the accidental elbow jabbing of a bedmate, or perhaps the excessively loud throat clearing of a fellow traveler.  Until now.  GRsoft Labs has launched Snore Inspector, an application built for iPhones, iPads and iPods to track and alert the user of nightly snoring.

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Added by Sereno on January 7, 2011 at 6:14pm — No Comments

Insufficient Sleep Thwarts Weight Loss Efforts

Many people can relate to the trials and tribulations of attempting to lose weight, especially during and after the holiday season.  This year, instead of fruitcake and eggnog, treat yourself to a couple extra hours of sleep each night, it could actually help your waistline.

Researchers have concluded that lack of sleep compromises the success of dieting in two distinct ways.  Studies…

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Added by Sereno on January 7, 2011 at 6:11pm — No Comments

When sleep apnea masquerades as dementia

Trouble concentrating and diminished memory can be classic symptoms of dementia – however, they could also be symptoms of sleep apnea, in disguise. A woman complained of these same symptoms when she visited an Alzheimer’s specialist at the Mayo Clinic, and although the woman was only in her 60s, the doctor agreed that she was probably developing dementia.

When asked about her quality of sleep, she reported that she hadn’t noticed any problems, but fortunately her son noted that she…

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Added by Sereno on January 7, 2011 at 5:54pm — No Comments

Better Sleep Better Sex



Better Sleep Better Sex…

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Added by The Snoring Center on January 6, 2011 at 3:12pm — No Comments

Early to Bed, Early to Rise



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Added by The Snoring Center on January 6, 2011 at 3:08pm — No Comments

Now open in Houston!





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Added by The Snoring Center on January 6, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

What keeps Americans up at night? Stress!



A recent worldwide survey of over 30,000 people found that Americans have one of the highest rates of sleep deprivation! The survey, which was conducted by the Phillips Center for Health…

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Added by The Snoring Center on January 6, 2011 at 2:51pm — No Comments


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