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Entries by Dr. Michael J. Breus from 09/2011

Sleep Apnea And The War On Snoring

| Posted 09.20.2011 | Healthy Living

I'm all in favor of a war on snoring, but I'd rather see a focus on eliminating snoring as a health problem, rather than finding inventive ways to mask the sound, or sending partners to separate bedrooms.

Kids: Sleep Goes Down, Weight Goes Up

| Posted 09.23.2011 | Parents

The results of a recent study indicate that every additional hour of sleep young children receive can reduce their risk of being overweight.

Alcohol: Not A Friend To Sleep

| Posted 09.26.2011 | Healthy Living

When I talk about sleep hygiene, I'm not only encouraging good sleep habits, but encouraging making changes that don't promote good quality sleep. One of the changes I find myself talking about most often has to do with alcohol.

Testosterone, Sleep And Sexual Health

| Posted 09.30.2011 | Healthy Living

When it comes to sleep, testosterone may be the somewhat forgotten hormone. A recent review of research seeks to bring some much-needed attention to the role that testosterone plays in sleep.