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Entries by Dr. Michael J. Breus from 08/2011

Do We Glorify Extreme Sleep Deprivation?

| Posted 08.04.2011 | Healthy Living

This year's winner finished in eight days and eight hours, and averaged 400 miles of riding per day. How did he accomplish this? He essentially gave up sleep for the duration of the race.

The Dangers of Drowsy Driving in the UK

| Posted 08.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle

There's some seriously sleepy--and dangerous--driving going on in the UK. A new study indicates that millions of people on the road are nodding off behind the wheel.

The Sleep Problems You May Not Know You Have

| Posted 08.11.2011 | Healthy Living

Unfortunately, this news makes a lot of sense to me: Sleep problems are extremely common, yet they go dramatically under-reported by patients and under-diagnosed by physicians.

Kava for Sleep? Why It Continues to be a Mystery

| Posted 08.20.2011 | Healthy Living

Among "herbal" remedies for sleep, perhaps none has raised more questions over recent years than kava.

Why Some Women Can Have Problems Falling Asleep

| Posted 08.29.2011 | Healthy Living

Some of the sleep challenges for women are a matter of physiology, and others can be a matter of the many roles and responsibilities that women so often take on, particularly as mothers.