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Entries by Dr. Michael J. Breus from 09/2012

Why Are We So Bad at Getting a Good Night's Sleep?

| Posted 09.07.2012 | Healthy Living

As a society, we still wear our sleep deprivation, and our ability to function on minimal rest, as a badge of honor. The most important change we could make to turn our collective sleep habits around? We could start taking sleep a whole lot more seriously.

A High-Fat Diet Undermines Sleep

| Posted 09.10.2012 | Healthy Living

Here's the flipside to the story about foods that can help you sleep better: Eating a diet heavily composed of the "wrong" foods can interfere with your sleep.

Manger trop gras nuit au sommeil

| Posted 09.14.2012 | France C'est La Vie

BIEN ÊTRE - Avoir une alimentation riche, composée des "mauvais aliments" peut interférer avec votre sommeil, telle est la conclusion paradoxale à laquelle est parvenue une étude consacrée aux aliments susceptibles de vous aider à mieux dormir.

Sleep Apnea in Women: More Common Than We Thought?

| Posted 09.22.2012 | Healthy Living

Sleep apnea has traditionally -- and erroneously -- been seen as a "men's disorder." The truth is, obstructive sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder among women. And a new study indicates that the frequency of sleep apnea among women may be higher than we previously believed.

Una dieta ricca di grassi rovina il sonno

| Posted 09.25.2012 | Italy
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Sapete già che una dieta ricca di grassi è un male per la vostra vita, ma il grasso in sé non è il nemico. Una dieta che comprende porzioni ragionevoli di grassi sani può aiutare a mantenersi in buona salute.

Sleep Affects the Power of Vaccines

| Posted 09.28.2012 | Healthy Living

Summer is coming to an end, and with fall and winter come cold and flu season. Want to give your annual flu vaccination a powerful boost? Start sleeping more.