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Effects of lack of sleep on the body

Effects of lack of sleep on the body

You already know the effects of spending a restless night and how you will feel the next day  –tired, moody and without energy. But losing the recommended 7-8 hours of sleep has consequences beyond this. In the long run, the after-effects of lack of rest become latent as it drains your mental abilities and puts health at risk. Science has linked lack of sleep with all kinds of health problems, from weight gain to having a weak immune system. Today…

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5 types of nap and its benefits

5 types of nap and its benefits

Whilst more than 85% of mammals are polyphasic (they sleep throughout the day in various short periods), we, human beings, are monophasic sleepers, i.e. our day is divided into two parts: in the first one we sleep and in another one we remain fully awake. That is the theory.  In practice, there is a word called “nap”.  Does it sound familiar to you? A habit that puts on doubt all this theory of monophasic sleep. Do you know where this…

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Snoring, from social problem to pathological disease

Snoring, from social problem to pathological disease

Snoring has become a very common night noise, especially among adults. According to the data of the Sleep Research Institute, approximately 45 % of the world population snores occasionally, while 25 % do so regularly. Snoring at night does not necessarily mean there is a health problem. However, it is undeniable that this rumbling and noisy sound is annoying and has its consequences. That is why the simple snoring is considered an important social problem. Although the simple snoring is…

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IV Congress on Sleep Apnea in Dentistry

IV Congress on Sleep Apnea in Dentistry

The IV Congress on Sleep Apnea in Dentistry took place at the School of Dentistry at the Complutense University of Madrid on the 13th and 14th of November. First half of the Friday was devoted to Orthoapnea certification course addressed to the dentists who successfully became Orthoapnea MAD professionals. The second half of Friday and Saturday were marked by various case studies presented by greatest exponents of this field of Sleep Medicine. We would like to thank especially to Dr….

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Orthoapnean clinical study receives first prize at SEPAR congress.

Orthoapnean clinical study receives first prize at SEPAR congress.

Bilbao was the chosen venue by the Spanish society of Chest surgery and Pneumology, SEPAR, to hold, from the 6 to the 9 of june, the 47 national congress SEPAR. Among the congress most memorable acts, stands the prizes awarded to doctors Nuria Reina, Mercedes Martín,, Lidia Lopez, Eva Cabrera y María Victoria, all members from the department of Pneumology in Universitario Virgen de la Victoria de Málaga Hospital, for best oral communication. Their presentation “Treatments against apnea sleep syndrome…

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Insomnia by poor sleep hygiene

Insomnia by poor sleep hygiene

Often, patients that refer symptoms of insomnia or lack of repairing sleep, after an initial approach to their practice of sleep, is found what experts call a poor “sleep hygiene”. Most of the mismatches in the pattern of sleep are not pathological and are easily corrected by changing the night liturgy. Sleep better is often a healing miracle cure, but the missinformation about the mechanisms of sleep is often difficult to assume the correct meaning of what it means to…

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Sleep: Weird things people do in their sleep

Sleep: Weird things people do in their sleep

Today we want to show you this article about sleep disorders from BBC News. We think that is very interesting:   Increasing numbers of people are asking for help with sleep disorders and some of them are doing rather strange things during the night. Specialist sleep clinics are treating more people with sleep disorders than ever before. It’s not surprising. More than 30% of the UK population currently suffers from insomnia or another sleep disorder, according to the Mental Health…

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SUCCESS OF PARTICIPATION AT THE CERTIFICATION COURSE ORTHOAPNEA

SUCCESS OF PARTICIPATION AT THE CERTIFICATION COURSE ORTHOAPNEA

  Molina Lario Hotel of Málaga (Spain)  was the place of the celebration of the last certification course of Orthoapnea. Forty doctors got their Orthoapnea certification. This course was taught by Dr. Javier Vila Martin, an excellent professional in dentistry and otolaryngology. Dr Vila gave the needed knowledge for diagnostic and prescription of the sleep apnea and snoring with Orthoapnea, a revolutionary mandibular advancement device. Over the course of the conference, the students learned the theoretical fundamentals of the subject…

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OrthoApnea live meeting

OrthoApnea live meeting

The next 4th of october, it will be held an online and free course about Orthoapnea in italian. If you are interested you can contact to info@weemed.it or though the telephone 051 75 89 04.