added on: June 19, 2018

A friend who is an Internist recently shared a conversation she had with a mid-50’s patient. The patient asked for sleeping pills because he felt his quality of sleep had declined, leaving him dragging throughout the day. Wisely, the doctor asked a questions first and learned that the patient had… Read More…


added on: February 22, 2018

On March 11th, we’ll again ‘Spring Forward.’ Essentially, that takes away the hour we added back in after we ‘Fall Back’ each November. Losing an hour’s time, on any day, can take its toll, especially when it impacts normal sleep schedules. According to a study published by The New England… Read More…


added on: February 12, 2018

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month! While your choice of dental offices is important for all family members, our young patients have a partiular ‘leg up’ when it comes to healthy smiles that integrate with their overall health. We encourage early care visits, by the time your children reaches… Read More…


added on: October 31, 2017

Do you snore? If so, it can be a disruption to your quality of sleep, an embarrassment or even a wedge between sharing a bed with your mate. An estimated 90 million adults in the U.S. snore, which is a problem that’s common across all age groups and affects males… Read More…


added on: July 31, 2017

If you suspect you have sleep apnea, it may be because you feel tired and run down during the day or nod off easily. However, sleep apnea has side effects that can be far worse, and even deadly. Health risks associated with sleep apnea include high blood pressure, heart attack,… Read More…


added on: January 4, 2017

It’s the first week of January. Drive by any fitness center and you’ll see a parking lot full of new and rededicated members. Trying to shed pounds through a treadmill takes an enormous amount of time and energy. Although we applaud those who want to tone and boost stamina, weight… Read More…


added on: October 17, 2016

Now through the end of the year, it will get harder and harder to step on the scale. Halloween, tailgating, Thanksgiving, holiday parties, Christmas — watching one’s weight during this time of year is quite the challenge. For those who have sleep disorders, the challenge is even greater. The obesity… Read More…


added on: August 15, 2016

In this day and age, it’s not unusual for busy couples to be too tired for sex some nights. However, for more than 12 million American adults who suffer with sleep apnea, sleep disruption can lead to a much more complicated obstacle to a couple’s sex life. Feeling tired and… Read More…


added on: April 12, 2016

After three and a half months, it’s not unusual to see some of those well-intended New Year’s Resolutions start to fizzle out. While the new year sees us begin the path to reaching our goals enthusiastically, things such as ‘losing weight’ seem to require a long, slow process and much… Read More…


added on: September 21, 2015

The other night, I saw a TV commercial for a prescription sleep aid. The woman in the ad woke up with a smile, stretching to show what a restful night of sleep she’d just gotten.  For some people who have occasional (note the word ‘occasional’ here) insomnia, these pills are… Read More…


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