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Getting The Best Sleep Now

Posted May 26th, 2015 by Moolah Mack | No Comments

As anyone who has worked overtime to complete a project or stayed up through the night tending to a sick child can attest, lack of sleep affects just about everything – from well-being and personal relationships to job performance and alertness. And recent studies suggest that the repercussions of too little sleep aren’t only personal: […]

Snoring Causes Are Harsh

Posted May 23rd, 2015 by Moolah Mack | No Comments

Snoring is such a problem for me that I recently decided to get in touch with Gary Zammit, Ph.D., director of the Sleep Disorders Institute at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital in Manhattan, who offered me an exam. Frankly, I wanted to know how to stop snoring. Zammit examined my throat, took a medical history and asked […]

Solve Sleep Problems Now

Posted May 3rd, 2015 by Moolah Mack | 4 Comments

So here we show you how to nip each type of sleep-disturbance pattern in the bud with the best self-help techniques. (See ” Sleep-Disorders Clinics” in our help section for determining when your sleep problem is serious enough to deserve a sleep-medicine specialist’s attention.) PATTERN #1: TROUBLE FALLING ASLEEP Release the pressure valve. It’s one […]

How Serious Is RLS?

Posted April 26th, 2015 by Moolah Mack | 1 Comment

Do your legs sometimes wake you up long before your alarm clock? Has your husband ever complained that you kick him in your sleep? Have you ever bolted awake, feeling as though you’re tripping off a curb? For many of us, such nocturnal jostling makes sleep anything but restful. Some of these experiences are nothing […]

Arts And Crafts: Japanese Style

Posted April 9th, 2015 by Moolah Mack | No Comments

Although much has been written about the influence of Japan on Western design movements (the Aesthetic Movement. Arts and Crafts, and Art Nouveau), far less is known of Western influence on Japan. Yet, from about 1900 to the 1910s, Japanese designers, educators, architects, and craftspeople launched a “new style” of art and craft by incorporating […]

Nighttime Asthma Can Be A Killer

Posted April 1st, 2015 by Moolah Mack | 3 Comments

Even people who have relatively little trouble with asthma during the day can have major difficulties at night. The reason: the body’s 24-hour, or circadian, cycle. “In people with normal lungs, lung function falls during sleep–but only by about 8 percent, so it isn’t a problem,” says Dr. Martin. “But in asthmatics, lung function can […]