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IBD and Poor Sleep

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Dec 7, 2016 1:30:00 PM

 

 

Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) is a waxing and waning disease characterized by diarrhea, abdominal pain and weight loss. IBD, which include Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, affects as many as 1.6 million Americans, most of whom are diagnosed before age 30. Since there is no cure to these diseases, patients are relieved when they go into remission.

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GERD and Sleep Disorders

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Nov 22, 2016 3:30:00 PM

 

It’s not surprising that the week of Thanksgiving was chosen as GERD awareness week, especially with our tendency to indulge in a little too much of everything!  GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) is a common disease that affects millions of Americans.

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7 Foods to Help You Sleep Better

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Nov 16, 2016 2:30:00 PM

Tired and stressed? Join the club. Forty percent of Americans report having symptoms of insomnia at some point within a given year, according to the National Sleep Foundation

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Daylight Savings Negative Effects

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Nov 10, 2016 10:30:00 AM

 

 

An extra hour of sleep can welcome a short period of rest for many people. But it can also disrupt normal sleep patterns, which puts strain on the body.

The change in schedule can throw off the body's internal clock, or circadian rhythm.

It is great to have the extra hour of sleep, but a few days later that can lead to worse sleep. 

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The Connection: COPD & OSA

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Nov 4, 2016 12:00:00 PM

 

Have you ever heard of Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October)? What about participation in the Ice Bucket Challenge or No-Shave November?

Chances are you’re familiar with at least one of these well-known health awareness observances. But did you know the calendar is full of special months, weeks, and days that raise awareness for a variety of important health issues and conditions? They’re dates where people with certain health conditions, their loved ones, advocacy organizations, and support groups rally around a common cause: health.

November is full of awareness for many serious medical condtions.  Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is among one of them.

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Americans at Risk for Sleep Apnea

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Nov 2, 2016 12:00:00 PM

 

People with high blood pressure or type 2 diabetes should be screened for sleep apnea, according to recommendations from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

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Diabetes and Sleep Apnea

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Nov 1, 2016 3:00:00 PM


 

 

The treat crazed celebration has past and now we are all resetting until the next self indulgent holiday. During this time we can focus on an important month ahead. November is American Diabetes Month. 

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Haunted Health: Watch out for these scary signs.

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Oct 31, 2016 2:00:00 PM

Happy Healthy Halloween!

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Tired of Your Alarm? Try this...

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Oct 28, 2016 12:43:19 PM

Beep. Beep. Beep.

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