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Obesity, Depression Blamed For Daytime Sleepiness ‘Epidemic’ by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 16 Jun 2012 4:29pm From a NBC affiliate….. Obesity has been linked to a host of health problems including heart disease, diabetes and certain cancers, and now new research adds excessive daytime sleepiness to this list. Well-publicized risks associated with excessive daytime sleepiness among adults include accidents caused by drowsy driving and workplace ... Read on »
Daytime sleepiness provides red ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 03 Mar 2009 2:53pm Daytime sleepiness provides red flag for cardiovascular disease Clinicians should be alert to patients reporting "excessive" day time sleepiness (EDS), says the European Society of Cardiology, after a French study found healthy elderly people who regularly report feeling sleepy during the day have a significantly higher risk of dying from card ... Read on »
CPAP reduces daytime sleepiness even if minimal sleep apnea symptoms by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 19 May 2011 12:00am - Continuous positive airway pressure, or CPAP, can increase alertness and even improve quality of life for sufferers of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), even if their symptoms are minimal, according to a study conducted by researche ... Read on »
Vitamin D Levels Linked to Daytime Sleepiness by HealthFinder Posted Fri 14 Dec 2012 12:00pm healthnewslink But study found contrasting relationship depending on race. FRIDAY, Dec. 14 (HealthDay News) ... Read on »
Obesity, Depression Found to Be Root Causes of Daytime Sleepiness by Dan Lukasik Posted Tue 19 Jun 2012 7:54am Three studies conclude that obesity and depression are the two main culprits that make us excessively sleepy when awake.   Read the Story ... Read on »
Obesity, Depression Blamed for Daytime Sleepiness 'Epidemic' by Medline Plus Posted Wed 13 Jun 2012 12:00pm Preliminary studies add another health consequence of being overweight Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Depression , Obesity , Sleep Disorders Read on »
Vitamin D Levels Linked to Daytime Sleepiness by Medline Plus Posted Fri 14 Dec 2012 4:00pm But study found contrasting relationship depending on race Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Sleep Disorders , Vitamin D Read on »
Sleepy during daytime? Maybe you’re suffering by Generic Viagra Posted Mon 23 May 2011 6:22am Narcolepsy is actually a serious sleep problem, or dyssomnia, seen as an high daytime drowsiness (EDS) where a person goes through extreme weakness and even falls asleep at wrong times, including while at work or at school. Narcoleptics normally experience interrupted night time sleep plus an abnormal daytime sleep routine that is mistaken for in ... Read on »
Staring, Sleepiness, Mental Lapses More Likely in Patients with Alzheimer's by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Tue 19 Jan 2010 10:04am Cognitive fluctuations, or episodes when train of thought temporarily is lost, are more likely to occur in older persons who are developing Alzheimer's disease than in their healthy peers..... By Bob DeMarco "If you have these lapses, they don't by themselves mean that you have Alzheimer's," James Galvin, M.D., a Washington ... Read on »