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Memory loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's

Memory Issues, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Tied to Lack of Sleep

It has long been thought by most people that older people don’t need as much sleep as younger people do, presumably because they are less active and don’t get as tired from the day’s exertions. It’s true that older people often experience an inability to fall asleep, with 13% of older men taking 30 minutes or more …

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What does sleep do for a growing child?

What Does Sleep Do for a Growing Child?

In 2010, the American Medical Association and American Academy of Sleep Medicine recognized insufficient sleep in adolescents as a serious health risk. Children of all ages require sleep for brain development, mental health and physical health.  Sleep deprivation is common in teens, who are trying to balance school, social activities, work and extracurricular events. However, …

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Breathing and Sleep Center - What is a Frenectomy

What is a Frenectomy and Why Would I Need One?

A frenectomy is a minor medical procedure that cuts and reshapes the frenum with a scalpel or laser. There are three types of frenum in your mouth: the upper and lower labial frenum and a lingual frenulum. The labial frenum is the tissue that attaches your gums to your lip between your front teeth. You have three …

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Depression in Teens Linked to Lack of Restful Sleep Breathing and Sleep Center

Depression in Teens Linked to Lack of Restful Sleep

It has long been thought by most people that older people don’t need as much sleep as younger people do, presumably because they are less active and don’t get as tired from the day’s exertions. It’s true that older people often experience an inability to fall asleep, with 13% of older men taking 30 minutes or more …

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