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Entries by Dr. Michael J. Breus from 06/2008

Attention Jet Setters Who Snore

| Posted 06.02.2008 | Healthy Living

Air travel just got more dangerous. A new report just came out indicating that flying strains the hearts of people with sleep apnea.

Debt Got Your Sleep?

| Posted 06.16.2008 | Healthy Living

Stress is a fact of life and unfortunately debt has also become a fact of life for many of us. I have no doubts that today's intense stress levels are adversely affecting the quality and quantity of our sleep.

Insomnia Gets Another Nod: 5 Ways To Fight It

| Posted 06.17.2008 | Healthy Living

Are you an insomniac? If so, then which kind? The one who flat-out can't ever get to sleep? Or are you the type who falls asleep okay but then has a r...

Red Alert to Moms and Dads: Your Insomnia Could Trigger Suicidal Behavior in Your Kids

| Posted 06.18.2008 | Healthy Living

If you suffer from chronic insomnia and have adolescent kids, they could be at a higher risk not only for insomnia themselves, but also for suicidal behavior and for using drugs that induce sleep (like hypnotics).

Tim Russert, Coronary Artery Disease, and Sleep

| Posted 06.20.2008 | Healthy Living

It's worth noting that adequate sleep can lower your risk for heart disease and lower some of the risk factors, such as diabetes, obesity, and high blood pressure.

Is Sleep Deprivation Your Badge of Honor?

| Posted 06.27.2008 | Healthy Living

It is amazing to me that sleep deprivation is both a method of torture in some countries and a badge of honor all at the same time.