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Entries by Dr. Michael J. Breus from 06/2011

Could Sleep Deprivation Be Changing Your Child's Personality?

| Posted 06.06.2011 | Healthy Living

It's becoming more widely known that sleep disordered breathing leads to poor behavior in children. Estimates show that as many of 25 percent of chil...

Sleep More, Eat Less, Lose Weight

| Posted 06.08.2011 | Healthy Living

Most of these fad diet plans are ineffective (and some of them seem downright dangerous), and they all overlook one important aspect that can affect what and how much we eat: sleep.

Why a Woman's Sleep Is Different From a Man's

| Posted 06.13.2011 | Women

The issue of women and sleep has particular significance. Why? It's simple: women are the gatekeepers for all health information in their households. "Doctor Mom" is not just a cute term; it is a reality in most families.

Erectile Dysfunction: Is It Linked To Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

| Posted 06.16.2011 | Healthy Living

Difficulty sleeping often points to underlying issues, even ones that seem to be unrelated to sleep -- such as impotence and erectile dysfunction.

How Sleep Affects Weight Loss

| Posted 06.21.2011 | Women

Why is sleep the missing link for weight loss? I've got one word for you: hormones.

Sleep Your Brain Younger

| Posted 06.22.2011 | Healthy Living

Sleep is sort of like Goldilocks -- you don't want too little, and you don't want too much. What number is just right?

An Out of the Bedroom Trick for Getting to Sleep

| Posted 06.25.2011 | Healthy Living

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh tested a treatment known as Brief Behavioral Therapy Intervention (BBTI). BBTI is just what it sounds like: a short-term, highly targeted course of counseling, targeted at changing a person's behaviors.