Many of us are accustomed to putting on a few pounds of winter weight. Fewer opportunities to exercise, combined with all the food-heavy holidays, plus a little bit of comfort eating to counter some seasonal moodiness has a tendency to leave us all a little heavier by the time spring rolls around (despite the attempt […]
Sleep apnea has the potential to impact our entire body. This includes our kidneys. We’ve talked before about how people have had sleep appliances recommended by their nephrologist (kidney specialist). And we’ve looked at how science continues to [link id='2517' text='strengthen the link between kidney disease and sleep […]
Sudden cardiac death (SCD) of young athletes is a serious concern. The risks are remarkably high for these supposedly healthy individuals. Although these people are supposed to be among the healthiest in our society, they can die at alarmingly high rates. Some groups experience an SCD for an athlete of as high as one […]
One of the most important things to understand about sleep apnea is that most people with the condition don’t know they have it. It happens while they’re asleep, and neither they nor their doctor make the connection. Undiagnosed sleep apnea is untreated sleep apnea, and untreated [link id='143' text='[…]
It’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) time again, that time of year when manufacturers bring out all their visionary products to try to build buzz about them. These newly released or soon-to-be released products are experimental, which means that they are either set to transform their industry or disappear completely as attempts that missed their mark.