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Is Fibromyalgia Syndrome a Myth? No, But It Just Might Be a Sleep Disorder

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 04.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

People with fibromyalgia syndrome suffer not only from constant widespread pain, but they also sometimes face judgment and distrust from medical professionals who doubt if their condition is real. They are labeled as annoying and needy. In the literal sense, insult is added to injury.

How I Successfully Stopped Snoring With One Simple Move

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 03.19.2014 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

One morning, still a bit groggy from a sleeping pill-induced six hours of sleep, I was enjoying my first cup of coffee while reading my emails on my iPhone. I was surprised to see that Mike was sleeping in a spare bedroom, and that I had received an email from him, sent the previous evening, at 11:37 PM, about an hour after we had gone to bed.

Women, Sleep Apnea and Heart Health: More Connections

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 02.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

This study is the latest in a growing body of research that points to the sleep-related health risks that women may face. We've seen other evidence that suggests women are at higher risk than men for cardiovascular problems associated with poor sleep.

My Husband Becomes Another Man in Bed

Roz Warren | Posted 02.17.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

The man I love is as calm and pleasant as the day is long. He treats me with love and respect. He's gentle and soft-spoken, a perfect joy to be with. But when night falls, Mark undergoes a ghastly transformation.

What to Expect At A Sleep Study

Sam Cross | Posted 11.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Sam Cross

A diagnostic sleep study, also known as a polysomnogram (PSG), is a technique used to identify the presence of sleep disorders. At its core, a PSG simply involves connecting a patient to monitoring equipment and recording his or her sleep for a night.

WATCH: Why Do We Snore?

Posted 11.08.2013 | Healthy Living

Fun fact: A snore is one of the loudest noises humans can make, clocking in at up to 92 decibels, about the same as a jackhammer! One out of every ...

Laugh and the World Laughs With You, Snore and You Sleep Alone (Anonymous)

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

There are those who argue that sleeping separately is a sign of a troubled marriage. But, if a marriage is strong and consists of daily embracing, intimacy, kissing and words of love, sleeping separately will not endanger the relationship.

What Your Nose Has To Do With A Good Night's Sleep

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

In contemplating weight gain, the nose seems like an improbable culprit. Most people would far more likely blame the mouth for waistline woes. Nevertheless, the nose may indeed have a part to play.

Woman Divorces Husband Over Incessant Snoring

Posted 08.15.2013 | Divorce

Weird divorce stories are nothing new, but this may be one of the strangest we've ever heard. According to China.org, one man's snoring was so disr...

Simple Ways To Stop Snoring

Dr. Jordan Pritikin | Posted 10.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jordan Pritikin

Although it might just seem like a minor nuisance, snoring can actually become a serious problem. It can disrupt someone's sleeping pattern, which can lead to fatigue and dysfunction throughout the day.

A Risk Factor For Sleep Apnea?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 08.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

The latest study comes an important step closer to establishing a causal link between the two conditions, by examining specifically the direction of the relationship between the two.

Insomnia May Double Risk of Prostate Cancer

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 08.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Approximately one in six men will be diagnosed with the disease at some point in their lifetime. What if the quality of sleep plays a role in a man's risk for developing the disease?

Studies Reveal Latino Snoring Pattern

NBC Latino | Dr. Joseph Sirven | Posted 04.15.2013 | Latino Voices

Here is an interesting fact I found while catching up on reading medical journals. According to a large study on sleep and heart health, Latinos – o...

WATCH: 5 Ways To Stop Snoring

Posted 03.29.2013 | Healthy Living

Since sleep is of the utmost importance to maintain health and even aid weight loss, it's crucial to ensure you snag those Zzzs. Snoring can be fru...

How Serious Is Snoring?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 05.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Overall, much less attention has been paid to the possible health problems of snoring when it is not accompanied by sleep apnea. The research that has been done in this area has returned conflicting evidence regarding the health risks associated with snoring.

Why A Sleep Apnea Diagnosis May Save Your Life

Posted 02.03.2014 | Healthy Living

By Yoni Freedhoff for U.S. News It's one of the most underdiagnosed conditions around, and I'd argue that, in a sense, the diagnosis of sleep apnea...

Is Snoring This Dangerous?

Posted 02.06.2013 | Healthy Living

Snoring was once seen as little more than a bedroom annoyance. But now, research suggests that sawing logs could actually be hurting our hearts. Dr...

The Biggest Sleep Stories Of 2012: Part II

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 03.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

As we close in on a new year, we're taking a look back at some of the most interesting, thought-provoking sleep stories of the year just ending. Here are my picks for the second half of 2012.

The Biggest Sleep Stories Of 2012: Part I

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

2012 was bursting with great sleep stories that revealed the power of sleep to enhance our health and well-being. Here are my picks for the sleep stories of 2012 -- along with suggestions for ways you can bring the benefits of the latest in sleep science to your everyday life.

Stop Ignoring This Treatable Sleep Problem

Amer Khan, M.D. | Posted 01.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Amer Khan, M.D.

Snoring is an alarm. In general, the louder the alarm, the bigger the problem. If an alarm is going off, do you ignore it, turn it off or try to find out why it's going off?

The Craziest Things Couples Have Tried To Get Better Sleep

Posted 10.29.2012 | Healthy Living

In theory, sleeping next to a warm body can provide feelings of comfort, safety and security. But in practice, maybe one bed partner is a snorer, or a...

How To Stop Sleep Problems From Ruining Your Marriage

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul His snoring, snuggling and shifting are keeping you up all night. Follow these strategies to get your rest without getting rid of h...

Sleep Apnea in Women: More Common Than We Thought?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

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.

Searching For A Snoring Solution

Posted 07.25.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Kathy Mandry Is there a cure? A loud, chronic snorer investigates all her options It’s bedtime. I slip into my ...

To Sleep, Perchance to Snore

Judy Bolton-Fasman | Posted 09.22.2012 | Fifty
Judy Bolton-Fasman

This wasn't the first night I've slept on the floor of a hotel bathroom.