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2018 Goals: Sleep better

2018 Goals: Sleep better

2018 Goals: Sleep better The beginning of a new year is present, and we have the opportunity to carry out healthier routines. To establish new habits can have a direct impact on your lifestyle and you can improve your quality of life from the moment you put them into practice. Health is a sum of elements. Balanced nutrition, physical exercise, stress management and avoiding negative habits are essential to well-being.   Experiencing drowsiness throughout the day is a sign that…

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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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Habits to manage stress and improve rest

Habits to manage stress and improve rest

Habits to manage stress and improve rest. Stress is the body’s response to the events of the day. It changes our behavior and affects us physically and emotionally. An adequate proportion of stress can be a positive strength that keeps us alert and energized. However, having too much stress can cause tension and anxiety, and consequently, troubles with the rest. What are the signs of stress? The common signs of stress are lack of attention and concentration, depression, difficulty during…

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The effectiveness of mandibular advancement devices in reducing blood pressure.

The effectiveness of mandibular advancement devices in reducing blood pressure.

The effectiveness of mandibular advancement devices in reducing blood pressure. On this occasion, Dr. Pedro Mayoral makes a brief comment about the study of Sekizuka, H., Osada, N., and Akashi, YJ (2016) on the effectiveness of AMD in the treatment of snoring and OSAS, and their relationship with blood pressure.   A recently published article has demonstrated the effectiveness of mandibular advancement devices such as Orthoapnea in the treatment of snoring and sleep apnea and its effectiveness in reducing blood pressure….

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Night consequences of smoking

Night consequences of smoking

Tobacco outcome at night You already know it. It has been said, repeated and demonstrated so many times: tobacco is bad for our health. It causes different types of cancer, lung and cardiovascular diseases, circulation problems, damage to the fetus during pregnancy, etc. Although the list is already long, we can add one more disorder, perhaps not so well known: sleep apnea. Smoking is bad for almost everything. It even affects sleep at night and interferes with the overnight breaks. …

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What is Jet Lag and how to reduce its effects?

What is Jet Lag and how to reduce its effects?

What is Jet Lag? Jet Lag is a name given to the problems derived from a temporary disruption of bodily rhythms. When we travel for long distances, through various time zones, disequilibrium appears between the local time and our own inner time. Therefore our time for sleeping and eating can be strongly altered and we have to readapt our body to new time. The frequent effects brought by Jet Lag are fatigue, general tiredness, digestive problems, memory loss, irritability, apathy,…

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