Tag: sleep disorders

Roundup: Melatonin Poisonings in Kids 5 or...

CDC: Reports of Melatonin Poisoning in Young Children Have Soared Over the past decade, poison control centers across the U.S....

June 10, 2022

‘Fall Back’ to Better Sleep Health Every...

The effect of ending “daylight saving time” really hits home as darkness comes earlier, restricting outdoor activities. And in the...

November 7, 2021

How Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Health

When you visit your doctor, chances are that lifestyle factors like diet and exercise are part of the conversation. Increasingly,...

October 19, 2021

Solutions for ‘CPAP Dropouts’ With Obstructive Sleep...

Are you a CPAP dropout? If your CPAP machine is unused, gathering dust in a corner, it’s time you reacquaint...

October 5, 2021

How an Earlier Bedtime Can Boost Your...

Does being a night owl have health consequences, regardless of how many hours of sleep you get? It certainly appears...

June 8, 2021

Can Staying Up Too Late Hurt Your...

Just because you are able to get by with limited sleep, it doesn’t mean you should. Skimping on sleep in...

May 24, 2021

Springing Forward: This Year, Getting Enough Sleep...

“Daylight saving time” (DST) returns officially on Sunday at 2 a.m. It’s the first “Spring forward” time change — meaning...

March 12, 2021

Sleep, Insomnia & Your Health

The most common sleep disorder, insomnia, often goes undiagnosed or untreated. Whether it’s difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep or waking...

February 9, 2021

Here’s Why Sleep is So Important —...

Human beings spend between one-quarter to one-third of their lives asleep — and that might seem like a huge waste...

April 30, 2020

Do You Have a Sleep Disorder? Find...

That extra hour of sleep this weekend won’t do you much good if you don’t get enough sleep on a...

March 12, 2020

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Roundup: U.S. Experts Cannot Find ‘Sufficient’...

U.S. Task Force: No ‘Sufficient’ Evidence That Vitamin Supplements Prevent Heart Disease or Cancer For the average healthy adult with no known vitamin deficiency and...

Ask the Psychiatrist: Fireworks’ Effect on Stress...

Fireworks displays are a big part of many Fourth of July and New Year’s Eve celebrations, thrilling crowds as they fill the sky with streaking...

Migraines vs. Headaches: Know the Different...

For people who suffer from migraines, the pain is often described as an intense pulsing or throbbing in one area of the head. But for...

Baptist Health Emergency Medicine Specialist: “Fireworks...

Planning on celebrating the Fourth of July holiday with fireworks? Whether you’re lighting the fuse on some backyard fireworks or watching a professionally produced display,...

Surviving Cancer: Making the Most of...

At what point is a cancer patient a cancer survivor? It’s a question frequently asked of Darci McNally, LCSW, the director of oncology support services...

Toby Keith’s Health Revelation Prompts Reader...

Toby Keith fans were worried recently when the country music superstar revealed he has been treated for stomach cancer. “Will he be okay?” many asked....

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome vs. Bell’s Palsy:...

When singer Justin Bieber announced recently that he has Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, a rare condition that has paralyzed half his face, the news raised interest...

Exercising Outside Safely This Summer

Heat and humidity are facts of life during South Florida summers, as is the danger of heat-related illnesses. Don’t take the risk lightly. Learn what...

Baptist Health Acquires Sophisticated New Platform...

Always seeking to further the level of care available to cancer patients in the region, Baptist Health South Florida has added a sophisticated new radiosurgery...

Baptist Health Experts: Plan to Limit...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it plans to establish “a maximum nicotine level” to reduce the addictiveness of cigarettes and other combusted tobacco...