Cheating Ourselves of Sleep

June 20, 2013

This recent article in the New York Times summarizes nicely some of the ways that lack of sleep decreases our health and well being. PERSONAL HEALTH: Cheating Ourselves of Sleep Failing to get enough sleep night after night can compromise your health and may even shorten your life. http://nyti.ms/10p6WtT

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The Magic Formula for Weight Loss By Craig Schwimmer, MD

April 11, 2013

This is a very interesting perspective on the comparative effect of diet versus aggressive surgical management. Seems like there really is a magic formula for weight loss: diet, exercise, and sleep! http://healthcare.dmagazine.com/2013/04/03/utsw-diet-as-effective-as-bariatric-surgery-for-diabetes-patients/#.UWVwMVEci2A.email

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Your sleep hygiene questions answered By Craig Schwimmer, MD

November 16, 2012

American Academy of Sleep Medicine  |  Nov 07, 2012 You may or may not have heard of sleep hygiene. It’s something that has a major impact on your sleep, even if you don’t know what it is. Dr. Craig Schwimmer of The Snoring Center helps clear up some misconceptions about sleep hygiene by answering some [...]

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Recomendaciones para dormir bien y levantarse descansado – Univision

March 9, 2012

Una experta nos da consejos sobre lo que debemos hacer y evitar antes de dormir. Learn more about The Snoring Center minimally invasive treatments for snoring and sleep apnea.

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Give the Gift of Good Sleep

February 15, 2012

Dr. Schwimmer talks with BodyChecklist.com about how snoring can affect your love life and what you can do about it. Give your significant other the gift of good sleep with minimally invasive, office-based treatment for snoring and sleep apnea. Learn more about The Snoring Center minimally invasive treatments for snoring and sleep apnea.

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Are Your Sleep Habits Making You Sick? By Paul Fulmer, MD

February 7, 2012

Medical Director of The snoring Center Houston office, Dr. Paul Fulmer was featured in this month’s Health and Fitness Sports Magazine, in an article called “Are Your Sleep Habits Making You Sick?”. Learn more about the effects of poor sleep habits and what you can do to start sleeping better. Read the Article.

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Lack of sleep, Increased appetite By Victoria S. Brkovich, MD

February 7, 2012

It’s February, how are you doing on your New Year’s resolutions?  For some of us who have made resolutions of weight loss, success seems out of reach and our will power flailing.  While nothing but your own determination and two feet will get you into the gym, the secret to improving your self-control in diet [...]

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Better Sleep Increases Job Performance

March 25, 2011

Getting better sleep is a sure fire way to increase job performance. Sleep is a basic human need, and sleep deprivation has been linked to countless problems – including problems at work. Sleep deprivation (and we’re talking about skimping an hour or so per night – not going a week without sleeping) has been linked [...]

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YMCA’s 5 Pillars of a Healthy Family Home

March 6, 2011

The YMCA has long supported efforts to help families build healthy homes. Previously, the Y listed four Pillars of a Healthy Family Home: Eat Healthy Play Every Day Get Together Go Outside Recently, “Sleep Well” was made the 5th Pillar of a Healthy Family Home. And with good cause! As the YMCA puts it: “Sleep [...]

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What Keeps Americans Up At Night? Stress!

November 22, 2010

A recent worldwide survey of over 30,000 people found that Americans have one of the highest rates of sleep deprivation! The survey, which was conducted by the Phillips Center for Health and Well-Being, showed that 37% of Americans felt that they don’t get enough sleep. Ill-effects associated with not getting enough sleep? Not surprisingly, these [...]

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