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Martin Reed

Aging Eyes Can Cause Insomnia

If aching joints, thinning hair, or even fading memory and hearing weren't enough, science has now proven that one more thing can be attributed to aging-sleep disturbances and insomnia.

 

As we age, the lenses of our eyes also age, as well as begin to... Read moreChevron

posted 06/01/2015, comments (0)|
Eli Hendel, M.D.

Eli Hendel, M.D., Health Pro

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Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases

Diagnosing Restless Leg Syndrome

You notice your legs are moving uncontrollably during the night. Specifically you experience jerking motions, tremors, and even leg cramps that painfully awaken you. You also observe a slow, peculiar, and purposeful movement of your legs. Sound familiar? If you assume the diagnosis is Restless Legs Syndrome you may indeed be correct. But how do... Read moreChevron

posted 05/28/2015, comments (0)|
Martin Reed

Override Insomnia with Positive Sleep Thoughts

Previously, we discussed the ability of the mind to develop phobias or negative thoughts that can cause sleep issues. If you have been dealing with insomnia, it may be possible you have developed negative sleep thoughts within your... Read moreChevron

posted 05/26/2015, comments (0)|
suerosenorn

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State of Illinois killing 92 yr. old WWII for nothing

My dad  was diagnosed with dementia in 2004 after a horrendous car accident.  I promised to keep him at home after mom was severely injured at a nursing home shortly after. He had many caregivers including myself before the VA was brought on board. They gave him different medications to control his Sundowners which did not agree with him. He... Read moreChevron

posted 05/19/2015, comments (0)|
Martin Reed

How to Eliminate Negative Sleep Thoughts

Negative thoughts can impact a lot more than just how we present ourselves during the daytime. The way we think may have a lot to do with why you may not be able to overcome insomnia. If you have been dealing with the inability to sleep for a while, you probably have... Read moreChevron

posted 05/19/2015, comments (0)|

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