Sleep Apnea: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

Sleep apnea (AP-ne-ah) is a disorder in which you have one or more pauses in breathing or shallow breaths while you sleep.  The word “apnea” is a Greek word which literally means, “without breath.” Breathing pauses can last from a few seconds to minutes. They may occur 30 times or more an hour. Typically, normal breathing then starts…

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Alcohol Benefits Outweighed By Chronic Health Risks

Within thirty seconds after your first alcoholic sip, it reaches into your brain. Here it slows down the chemicals and pathways that your brain cells use to send messages. Consequently, you experience altered mood, slower reflexes, and off balanced movements. In addition, you also can’t think straight, and you can’t speak normally. And, if you’re…

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