Living Well Blog

November 1, 2021
If you sleep poorly, you risk more than crankiness in the morning: You risk your heart. Studies show that even if you are at a healthy weight, get exercise and don’t smoke, too little sleep can increase your risk for heart disease.  That’s because good sleep does more than leave us feeling… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
February 1, 2021
Men have a higher risk for developing obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a known risk for cardiovascular disease, but women with OSA experience impaired heart function earlier than men, according to a study conducted by the Radiological Society of North America.

What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea?…

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By Mart J. Amick, MD
August 10, 2019
About 70 million U.S. adults have a sleep disorder, including insomnia (short-term or chronic) and sleep apnea. More than one third of American adults are not getting enough sleep on a regular basis. In fact, the U.S. Centers for… See more
July 15, 2019
Answer the following questions below to determine if you might be at risk. If you answer “true” to three or more of these questions, you may be at moderate to high risk for sleep apnea.* Take these results to your MDVIP-affiliated physician, who may suggest further evaluation. Apnea… See more
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