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Entries by Dr. Michael J. Breus from 11/2012

Poor Sleep Linked to Hard-to-Treat Hypertension

| Posted 11.02.2012 | Healthy Living

Here's some sobering and serious news for women: Sleeping poorly may double your risk of a form of high blood pressure that is not easily treated.

Doctors Are Human; They Need Sleep

| Posted 11.05.2012 | Huffington Post

Our culture says tiredness is to be ignored; it says the need for sleep is a weakness to be overcome if success is to be achieved. In many corners of the medical world, admitting to being tired is akin to admitting you're less than committed to your work.

Using Sleep to Improve Your Game

| Posted 11.08.2012 | Healthy Living

It won't surprise me to see more sports teams adopting a sleep-better-to-perform better strategy similar to the one the Jets have put into play this season. But using sleep to improve performance isn't just the purview of athletes.

The Sky-High Cost of Insomnia

| Posted 11.19.2012 | Healthy Living

It's all too common for people to shrug off their episodes of insomnia, to do their best to function and cope. This kind of "power through" strategy is rampant in our busy world, but there's no real escape from the consequences that insomnia can bring.

Le prix élevé de l'insomnie

| Posted 11.20.2012 | France C'est La Vie

SOMMEIL - Avez-vous des difficultés à vous endormir, vous tournant et vous retournant longtemps avant d'enfin sombrer? Faites-vous partie de ces personnes qui se réveillent au milieu de la nuit, assaillies par des pensées qui rendent difficile le retour au sommeil?

Le prix élevé de l'insomnie

| Posted 11.20.2012 | Quebec Art De Vivre

Avez-vous des difficultés à vous endormir, vous tournant et vous retournant longtemps avant d'enfin sombrer? Faites-vous partie de ces personnes qui se réveillent au milieu de la nuit, assaillies par des pensées qui rendent difficile le retour au sommeil? Peut-être êtes-vous quelqu'un qui dort quelques heures mais se réveille tôt, incapable de dormir une nuit entière?

Restless Leg Syndrome: Still a Mystery, and Linked to Other Health Problems

| Posted 11.21.2012 | Healthy Living

Restless leg syndrome is now recognized as both a sleep disorder and a neurological disorder. Despite this progress, RLS still remains something of a mystery condition.