Tag: sleep disorders

Watch Now: Device Offers Hope for Patients...

(VIDEO: Lance Van Schaik, who suffers from severe sleep apnea, explains what a new surgically implanted device has done to...

August 11, 2015

Here’s How Much Sleep Experts Say You...

For the most part, adults -- anyone over the age of 18 -- still require about 7 to 9 hours...

April 9, 2015

Spring Forward to Better Sleep

If this past weekend's spring-forward time change has you feeling a little off, you're not alone. The average American worker...

March 10, 2015

Watch Now: Sleep Apnea and High Blood...

Do you have high blood pressure and sleepless nights? Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) might be a factor in your high...

January 27, 2015

Social Jet Lag & Sleep: Is Your...

Staying out until the wee hours and then sleeping in on the weekends can cause “social jet lag.” This sleep...

December 9, 2014

Fall Back to Better Sleep

if you’re struggling to get a good night’s sleep despite the recent time change, listen up. “Any change in time...

November 4, 2014

Watch Now: Sleep-Starved and Overeating?

Are you starved for sleep, but gaining weight? There could be a connection between your sleepless nights and expanding waistline,...

October 16, 2014

Senior Years, Sleepless Nights?

People often say “I slept like a baby” to describe a good night’s sleep. That’s because newborns sleep 16 to...

October 2, 2014

The Link Between Insomnia and Stroke

People with insomnia, especially young adults, may have a higher risk of stroke than those without the sleep disorder, according...

August 26, 2014

Chewing Tobacco and Cancer, Sleep Study on...

Longtime Major League Baseball pitcher Curt Schilling said that he has no doubt chewing tobacco was the cause of the cancer...

August 22, 2014

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#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Fruit Infused Water

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