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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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Headache and OSAS

Headache and OSAS

Headache related to snoring and sleep apnea. This time we bring you a comment provided by Dr. Pedro Mayoral on the appearance of headaches, his treatment with DAM OrthoApnea, and its link with SAHS and snoring. A retrospective study showed that 24% of patients with sleep apnea had frequent morning headache, which was not different from the other groups. 30% of patients with chronic headache and other symptoms of sleep apnea have significant improvement in headache after treatment of sleep apnea….

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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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Daylight Saving Time: how does it affect us and how to ease its effects

Daylight Saving Time: how does it affect us and how to ease its effects

Winter is coming and to bring the ending of Daylight Saving time: the moment when we have to set our clocks one hour back to adjust it to standard time. And although it’s only 1 hour time difference, this change can cause variations in our health that not only affect our sleep but also our mood, physical and intellectual performance or even eating habits, among others. Our body can take up to several days to get used to the new…

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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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How does spring fever affect our rest?

How does spring fever affect our rest?

What is spring fever? The phrase “spring alters bloodpressure” is world famous, although some people are more affected than others. There are a lot of people who receive spring time with great optimism and energy, however, in other cases, spring is the great enemy lying in wait for change of season to cause spring fever. Spring fever is a temporal disorder that appears as a result of the adaptation of our body to the new season. Although the most popular…

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Insomnia: Tips for good sleep hygiene

Insomnia: Tips for good sleep hygiene

Insomnia is one of the most common disorders of modern society. It’s defined as the inability to fall or stay asleep. Sleep deprivation appears during the day with the onset of fatigue, mood swings, poor performance at work or school, drowsiness or difficulty concentrating. The appearance of these symptoms in a punctual time does not determine the presence of this disorder, though this symptom picture should be repeated over a long period of time. We can find two groups of…

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