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The incidence of sleep disorders – insomnia, obstructive sleep apnea and others – is rapidly increasing and they pose a real and seri…

June 18th, 2011

The incidence of sleep disorders – insomnia, obstructive sleep apnea and others – is rapidly increasing and they pose a real and seri… – by mysleep4sure (alex monroy)

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12 Natural Treatment Tips for Insomnia, Sleep Apnea, and other Sleep Disorders!

April 11th, 2011

http://www.mystic-sleep.com/index.htm?aff=y/84 Sleep is the natural state of bodily rest. When you sleep, your body rests and restores its energy levels. Consistently good sleep helps you cope with stress, solve problems and recover from illness, and helps ensure long-term physical and mental well-being.

* Infants require about 16 hours a day
*Teenagers need about 9 hours on average
* Most adults need 7 to 8 hours a night for the best amount of sleep, although some people may need as few as 5 hours or as many as 10 hours of sleep each day
*Women in the first 3 months of pregnancy often need several more hours of sleep than usual

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1) Reversing Damage – Years of stressful living caused damage to your body and mind. To help reverse this, Mystic Sleep releases hundreds of phytonutrients that act at the molecular level to normalize hormone levels, support brain function, alleviate mental duress, remove toxins, restore your immune system, and reinstate healthy sleep cycle.

2) Set a Schedule – Go to bed at a set time each night and get up at the same time each morning. Disrupting this schedule may lead to insomnia. Avoid napping during the day. “Sleeping in” on weekends also makes it harder to wake up early on Monday morning because it re-sets your sleep cycles for a later awakening.

3) Exercise – Try to exercise 20 to 30 minutes a day. Daily exercise often helps people sleep, although a workout soon before bedtime may interfere with sleep. For maximum benefit, try to get your exercise about 5 to 6 hours before going to bed.

4) Avoid Caffeine, Nicotine, and Alcohol – Avoid drinks that contain caffeine, which acts as a stimulant and keeps you awake. Sources of caffeine include coffee (100-200 mg), soft drinks (50-75 mg), non-herbal teas (50-75 mg), chocolate, diet drugs, and some pain relievers. Smokers tend to sleep very lightly and often wake up in the early morning due to nicotine withdrawal. Alcohol robs people of deep sleep and REM sleep and keeps them in the lighter stages of sleep.

5) Avoid Using Sedatives – While you might fall asleep, the complete restorative sleep cycle will be not realized. You might awaken feeling unrefreshed, groggy, or hungover. Once you stop taking the sedatives, you might suffer withdrawal symptoms which will further interfere with attainment of natural sleep.

6) Drink Milk – Milk contains a substance called tryptophan. The body uses tryptophan to make serotonin, a chemical in the brain. Serotonin helps control sleep patterns, appetite, pain, and other functions. Milk does not contain enough tryptophan to change sleep patterns, but drinking a glass of milk before bed may help you relax.

7) Avoid Large Meals / Excessive Fluids – This might cause you to awaken due digestion problems or urination.

8) Relax before Bed – A warm bath, reading, or another relaxing routine (deep breathing, yoga, meditation) can make it easier to fall sleep. You can train yourself to associate certain restful activities with sleep and make them part of your bedtime ritual.

9) Don’t Lie in Bed Awake – If you can’t get to sleep, don’t just lie in bed. Do something else, like reading, watching television, or listening to music, until you feel tired. The anxiety of being unable to fall asleep can actually contribute to insomnia. Don’t expose yourself to content that is prone to increase anxiety – like the news.

10) Create a Sanctuary – Make sure your bedroom is dark and quiet. Use eye shades or earplugs if needed. Maintain a comfortable temperature in the bedroom. Extreme temperatures may disrupt sleep or prevent you from falling asleep.

11) Minimize Snoring – Sleep on your side to minimize snoring and breathing problems.

12) Sleep until Sunlight – If possible, wake up with the sun, or use very bright lights in the morning. Sunlight helps the body’s internal biological clock reset itself each day. Sleep experts recommend exposure to an hour of morning sunlight for people having problems falling asleep.

Mystic Sleep stops the cycle of sleep problems. It increases production of melatonin which keeps your circadian rhythm in tune, thwarts the production of cortisol (the “stress hormone” which at elevated levels prevents sleep), regulates cyclical nocturnal surges of growth hormones which interfere with your sleep cycle, stimulates production of neurotransmitters to alleviate irritation and depression caused by insufficient rest, releases antioxidants to combat free radical damage and inhibit deterioration of brain function, supports liver and metabolic processes to remove toxins from your body, aids in production of Leptin which reduces your craving for excessive calories (Leptin is depleted by lack of sleep thus increasing chances of obesity), introduces bio-enhancers to increase availability of nutritional substances to help restore your body’s immune system, and counteracts tension and high blood pressure.

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How to Diagnose Sleep Disorders : Sleep Walking

March 21st, 2011

There are a lot of misguided perceptions about what sleep walkers look like and how to help them. Learn more about sleep walking and how to help someone who sleep walks from our medical expert in this free video.

Expert: Taylor Smith
Bio: Taylor Smith, CMA, is a multifaceted Certified Medical Assistant.
Filmmaker: Doug Craig

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Sleep Apnea Treatment Guide | Insomnia

January 26th, 2011

http://www.SmartChoiceForYou.com/insomnia
A sleeping man or women usually breathes constantly and uninterruptedly in the night.
Somebody with Sleep Apnea has regular symptoms (approximately 400-500/night) wherein stops breathe.
Breathing commonly stops approximately 30 seconds
And often startles awake with a noisy snort then starts to breathe again, steadily falling back to sleep.
There are 2 types of Sleep Apnea.
OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea)
Stops Breathing as tissue inside the throat shuts off the airway.
CSA (Central Sleep Apnea)
Brain centers that responsible for breath cannot send information to the breathing muscles.
Sleep Apnea is a kind of sleeping problem.
Sleep apnea affects people of every age group; also kids can have problems with Sleep Apnea.
There’s a treatment intended for Sleep Apnea.
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http://www.SmartChoiceForYou.com/insomnia

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Sleep Study

November 30th, 2010

Showing what Sleep Study is like.

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Sleep Apnea Insomnia Treatment Sleep Aid Stress Orem Provo

November 9th, 2010

www.AskDrNed.com Three Free Introductory Visits 801-225-1311 Doctor Chiropractor Sleep Apnea Insomnia Treatment Sleep Aid Stress Orem Provo Fatigue Utah Valley Utah County

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Sleep Apnea – Watch-PAT100

November 5th, 2010

HOME SLEEP TESTING with the Watch-PAT100; the easiest and most convenient way to diagnose SLEEP APNEA.

Unlike many other tests that you have to do in a hospital or sleep laboratory, the Watch-PAT100 is an easy take home sleep test that allows you to sleep in your own bed and get the results in less than 24 hours. This compact device fits easily on a velcro armband with 2 finger sensors and body sensor attached. You then press the button and go to sleep. The next morning the Watch-PAT100 is returned to the office and you receive your results in a matter of minutes. Once your health care professional receives the results of the Watch-PAT100 test, they will be able to decide what the most appropriate treatment is for you.

zrick@bellsouth.net – For information on Home Sleep Testing

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How to Diagnose Sleep Disorders : Narcolepsy Treatment

November 2nd, 2010

Narcolepsy treatments can fluctuate due to variations in individual symptoms. Learn more about narcolepsy and treatment options from our medical expert in this free video.

Expert: Taylor Smith
Bio: Taylor Smith, CMA, is a multifaceted Certified Medical Assistant.
Filmmaker: Doug Craig

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Sleep Apnea

November 2nd, 2010

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a condition in which a partial or complete obstruction of the upper airway is caused when the muscles of the upper airway relax during sleep. It causes the person with OSA to partially awaken from deep stages of sleep until the airway clears, often many times in one night.

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Low cost affordable Sleep Apnea Treatment in Guatemala

October 29th, 2010

Dr Cosenza is a well known neurologist in Guatemala. He is a US Board Certified Sleep Medicine physician in Guatemala. Dr Cosenza has much experience in treating sleep disorders such as sleep apnea and insomnia among others. If you are interested in getting more information of him and prices, please, contact us: info@angelsabroad.com or call us in USA: +1 (239) 6037452 and in Guatemala: (502)51777774

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