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Entries by Dr. Michael J. Breus from 05/2008

Caveat Emptor: This Mattress Dates Back to Circa 1989

| Posted 05.14.2008 | Healthy Living

There are such things as USED mattresses that are "renovated" and sold like new. In fact, they are sold as NEW when underneath the outer fabric cover on top is a dirty old mattress, probably teaming with bed bugs!

Can You "Have It All" -- Sleep Included?

| Posted 05.21.2008 | Healthy Living

My gut feeling is that having it all, including sleep, is a tall order. And recent research proves it.

Lose Weight, Sleep Tight

| Posted 05.22.2008 | Healthy Living

Waist size affects sleep quality. But "short sleepers" are also more likely to be obese. So we should focus on the things we can do to reach our ideal weight and maintain it.

Got Sleep Apnea? Go Green, as in Green Tea

| Posted 05.28.2008 | Healthy Living

If you find yourself having the proverbial brain freeze at work all too often, and you know you suffer from sleep apnea (or think you do because you just can't feel rested after a long night's sleep), then listen up: it's time to reach for the green tea.