Happy Holidays! Tis the season…for family time, celebrations, good food and friends, but also for too much to do in too little time.
Last year, Health magazine compiled a list of expert tips to help you relax and be your best self during the holiday season. It was such an informative list, that I felt it was worth sharing again.
1. SLEEP, SLEEP, SLEEP
There is a reason that this is number one. […]
Did you know that animals, plant and humans have a biological clock that enables us to regularly adapt to the days variations? It is called the circadian rhythm, originating from the Latin words circa meaning “around” and dias meaning “day.”
Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael W. Young are the 2017 recipients of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for, “their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm.”
From the Nobel Assemblies Press […]
Recently, a dear friend of our family shared with me her concern that her 4-year-oldgrandson was not getting enough sleep. Because our friend knows that I treat people who have sleep apnea, she asked for my advice and I found a lot of information to forward to her, some of which I am sharing with you.
The National Sleep Foundation’s guidelines are:
For preschoolers: 10-13 hours a night
For school age kids: 9-11 hours
And, for teens: 8-10 hours
Dr. Shelly […]
Welcome Rosie and Happy Dog Appreciation Day!
Calle and I are happy to welcome a new grand puppy to our family. She joins her four-legged brother (Lincoln) and her two-legged family members, our daughter Jordan, son-in-law Eric, and grandchildren Alayna and Simon.
Our daughters grew up with Golden Retrievers and the laughter and love they brought made us a much better family.
Dog Appreciation Day is Saturday, August 26th. In addition to the laughter and love, there have […]
The survey below is called The Epworth Sleepiness Scale and was developed in 1990 by Dr. Murray Johns a physician at the Epworth Sleep Center in Epworth Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. He wanted a way to measure the daytime sleepiness and the impact of sleep apnea on his patient’s wakeful state. It is now recognized as a integral part of the diagnosis process and is just one of the assessment tools insurance company require to […]