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Sleep Loss Dramatically Lowers Testosterone in Healthy Young Men

According to a recent article in the Journal of the American Medical Association, sleep loss can sigificantly lower testosterone levels in otherwise healthy young men.

Wow. That is like a sucker punch below the belt. Testosterone and Men! Men and Testosterone. The two things go together. Without Testosterone we are "girly
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By |July 7th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sleep Loss Dramatically Lowers Testosterone in Healthy Young Men

Extosis – Bony Growths On The Jaw From A Bad Bite, Clenching

Do you see the large bony wing on the lower jaw? That is called an exostosis or a torus. It is bone that has grown on the mandible in response to biting pressures on the adjacent teeth that is beyond their physiological capability to withstand. The body recognizes this and responds by
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By |June 22nd, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Extosis – Bony Growths On The Jaw From A Bad Bite, Clenching

Karen’s Sleep Apnea Story

I am 64 and a dentist.  Five years ago, I had never heard about Sleep Apnea and couldn’t tell you what a CPAP was.  My wife and I were both healthy, not over weight but we were not sleeping well.  Karen, my wife, would wake up 4 to 6 times every night and go to
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By |April 13th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Karen’s Sleep Apnea Story

Snoring and Snorting

Snoring and snorting are NOT  minor aging problems or a simple nuisance.  It is a very loud warning that your health is failing.  How many of us, if we had a car that made a noise that was loud and disruptive (and I am not talking about Rap music here) would ignore it.  No way. 
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By |April 4th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Snoring and Snorting

Are Zeitgebers Keeping You Awake At Night?

No, they are not bedbugs or ghosts but a german language term for "time givers". This is the word given for external signals that can, and often do, spoil our sleep. I read about Zeitgebers recently in an article about our electronic accessories entailed "Are our Gadgets Keeping us awake at night?".

The
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By |March 28th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are Zeitgebers Keeping You Awake At Night?
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