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The Link Between Sleep Apnea and Type II Diabetes
“From my personal experience, I realized that many of my work colleagues who work in night shifts have type 2 diabetes. They are the one who can't get a good quality of sleep, and also have many stressful situations during work. Not to mention that my father got sick when he worked in shifts. He had problems with a normal sleep, he was snoring, and now sleep apnea and diabetes...I've never imagined that sleep deprivation can be so dangerous.” (see below for source) Scientists h...
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A Dozing Questionnaire - For You and Your Bed Partner - Sleep Well
How likely are you or your partner to doze off or fall asleep in the following situations, in contrast to just feeling tired? This refers to daily life in recent times, if these things have not occurred recently, try to work out how they would have affected your partner. Use the following scale and choose the most appropriate number for each situation: 0 = Would never doze 1 = Slight chance of dozing 2 = Moderate chance of dozing 3 = High chance of dozing Sitting and reading __...
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Is My Snoring a Problem?
Sure, the raspy noise of snoring is an annoying and inconvenient habit - but did you know that your snore can be more than just a roar? It is estimated that over 50% of adult males and 30% of adult females may be affected by snoring. Snoring usually occurs when your airway constricts, causing air to be inhaled at an increased speed and pressure, making the soft tissues in the back of your mouth vibrate and produce that loud, annoying sound. Heavy, loud snoring can be a sign of a more ser...
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Tags: snoring , sleep apnea , problem , clinic | View Count: (1863)
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