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January 2013 Blog Posts (3)

Nighttime Sleep Saver Ritual

Here is a fun and meaningful "Nighttime Sleep Saver Ritual" (my own name for an exercise that I had put together for my mother).

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My dear mother has RLS, and finds it very difficult to get consistent and deep, quality sleep. Her meds for her ailment do cause her to get sleepy, but they seem to wear off and she'll only be able to sleep a few hours at a time, after which…

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Added by Amber Merton on January 16, 2013 at 2:35pm — No Comments

Sleep Disorders Costing Businesses Billions Worldwide

Sleep disorders, such as obstructive sleep apnea and insomnia, are much more than a personal “bedroom” issue.

According to research at the University of Bergen (UiB) in Bergen, Norway, it is estimated that the repercussions of sleep disorders cost businesses at least $18 billion a year in lost productivity and avoidable accidents.

And a September…

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Added by Dr. David O. Volpi on January 13, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Women with Sleep Apnea Show Higher Brain Damage, Anxiety than Men

An estimated 18 million Americans have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), including one in four women over 65, according to the National Sleep Foundation.

And several recent studies have linked OSA to health disorders specifically in women.…

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Added by Dr. David O. Volpi on January 11, 2013 at 3:04pm — No Comments


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