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Martin Reed

How to Sleep Like an Olympian

When you’re an Olympic athlete, almost every aspect of your life is evaluated, monitored and controlled – from what you eat and drink to your sleep. If you are going to bring home the gold, you have to be at your best. Even losing an hour or two of... Read moreChevron

posted 03/24/2015, comments (0)|
Martin Reed

How Alcohol Disrupts Sleep

If you are dealing with insomnia and have trouble sleeping, you may think (or have found) that alcohol relieves the problem. Most people are generally aware that alcohol has a depressive, sedative quality, which can make falling asleep easier. However, science has shown that... Read moreChevron

posted 03/20/2015, comments (0)|
Eli Hendel, M.D.

Eli Hendel, M.D., Health Pro

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Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases

Evaluating Sleep Apnea

When we’re awake, it’s easy for the muscles that help us breathe to maintain shape and stay open. However at night, the muscles become relaxed, and for some can lead to disruptive sleep disorders such as Read moreChevron

posted 03/18/2015, comments (0)|
Eli Hendel, M.D.

Eli Hendel, M.D., Health Pro

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Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases

How You Know It's Sleep Apnea... or Just Simple Snoring

Quite frequently, a patient will tell me they've become aware that they snore, or that their partner has noticed it. Their solution is I order a sleep study to evaluate the snoring and test for sleep apnea. In fact, I also see this “sleep study evaluation” prescription quite often ordered by primary care physicians in my... Read moreChevron

posted 03/18/2015, comments (0)|
Martin Reed

Understanding Sleep Debt and How to Overcome It

The concept is simple: If you do not get the amount of sleep you need each night, you go into sleep debt. A missed hour or two of sleep each night can add up to a lot over the course of a week. For example, if you have insomnia and miss 2 hours of sleep each night of the work... Read moreChevron

posted 03/16/2015, comments (0)|

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