Items Tagged ‘obstructive sleep apnea’

Ask the Doctors - My wife's uncle seems to sleep all day. Is this normal?

March 10, 2018

Ask the Doctors – My wife’s uncle seems to sleep all day. Is this normal?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctor: My wife’s uncle, who lives with us, is 76 and obese. I have noticed he sleeps an awful lot — to me, anyway. He sleeps approximately five or six hours a night and then later while sitting on the couch. He frequently takes afternoon naps or will fall asleep while reading and will […]

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Tags: abnormal heart rhythms, afternoon naps, breathing sounds, continuous positive airway pressure, CPAP, deep sleep, diet, Dr. Robert Ashley, geriatrics, heart, heart attacks, male

Sleep tight! (your health depends on it)

September 16, 2016

Sleep tight! (your health depends on it)

By uclahealth uclahealth

Want to lower your risk for diabetes, obesity, heart disease and depression – without leaving your house? Then go to bed! An often-ignored factor in improving our health is getting a good night’s sleep. We may view a solid 8 hours as a luxury, but it is actually an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. […]

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Tags: arthritis, autoimmune disorders, bedwetting, depression, diabetes, diet, Dr. Alon Avidan, excessive daytime sleepiness, heart disease, insomnia, narcolepsy, neurologist