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Yearly Archives: 2015

12 Holiday Stress Busters

12 Holiday Stress Busters

12 Holiday Stress Busters

 

Tis the season…for family time, celebrations, good food and friends, but also for too much to do, in too little time.

 

Health magazine compiled a list of 25 expert tips to help you relax and be your best self this holiday season. We have condensed them into the following:

1. SUNLIGHT

 

UC psychiatrist, Judith Orloff reminds us that millions of Americans suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD.) Sunlight stimulates the production of serotonin helping us […]

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Cognitive Performance

Cognitive Performance

 

In the final area of study as reported in the Medscape article “Sleep Disorders: Impact on Daytime Functioning and Quality of Life,” the participants were asked to comment on the effects their sleep apnea had on their cognitive performance.

 

How effective is your decision making skills?
What do you remember after attending a business meeting?
How well you both initiate instructions and follow them?
How do you relate to members in your families, your coworkers and customers in your […]

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How Does Your Untreated Sleep Apnea Affect the Quality of Your Life?

How Does Your Untreated Sleep Apnea Affect the Quality of Your Life?

 

In an article reported in Medscape entitled “Sleep Disorders: Impact on Daytime Functioning and Quality of Life” Dr. Szentkiralyi, Dr. Madarasz, and Dr. Novak define health-related quality of life as, “a concept that reflects the changes in diverse aspects of subjective wellbeing of the patient due to illness.”

 

The authors of the Medscape article sought to measure the perceived ramifications of coping with untreated sleep apnea. To gather their information, they used “the most widely used tool […]

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August is National Admit You’re Happy Month

August is National Admit You’re Happy Month

August is National Admit You’re Happy Month! It is my goal to help you live a happier life. While it is true that there are some serious medical consequences for not treating your sleep apnea, I have found, that for many of my patients, it’s the lack of quality of life that brings them to seek treatment.

 

When you think about it, what is happiness if it’s not having good general health, adequate vitality, few limits […]

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Products We Recommend

Products We Recommend

In addition to treating your sleep apnea, it’s important to have good sleep hygiene. The National Sleep Foundation describes sleep hygiene as “ a variety of different practices necessary to have normal, quality nighttime sleep and full daytime alertness.”

A good deal of research has gone into establishing information and tips to help you practice good sleep hygiene. We have created an Amazon store with products to assist you in getting a good night’s sleep. You […]

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