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Sleep Apnea - Taking Your Breath Away by SleepTeam .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNOUNCER: Eric's snoring had become more than a joke. ERIC: More nights than not, I was not sleeping in my bed. I would sleep on the couch just so that my wife could get a good night's sleep. ANNOUNCER: A sleep disorder was affecting almost every part of his life. ERIC: I was tired all the time. I mean -- and to the point that, at work, ... Read on »
Breathing by StrandedMom Posted Tue 23 Feb 2010 12:00am There is one thing that we all do, without thinking much about it. It is called breathing. Sometimes things will happen that make you “catch your breath”, but you continue breathing. Breathing can be controlled by both parts of your nervous system, voluntary and involuntary. You can hold your breath, breathe quickly, become slow and deliberate, ... Read on »
Life and Death by Vaidyan Charakan Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:14pm Today I realised how thin is the line between life and death. It was late afternoon.My appointments in outpatient department in my hospital was running late by more than an hour[as usual]. The coffee I ordered to keep me awake was unduly late in coming. In walked an elderly, thin and ill looking gentleman.The chart showed me he was 74. He ... Read on »
Dialysis - An adventure in itself by Samiir H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Wed 06 Aug 2008 2:11am 5th August 2008 Sir H.N Hospital Mumbai I was on dialysis. I had loose motions in the morning and had taken a half day off from work. Hence I had rescheduled my dialysis for the 4 pm shift so that I could get enough rest at night. It was three hours since it had started. I was feeling tired. This normally happens during dialysis. Normally t ... Read on »
Race Report: Inaugural Las Vegas Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon by Jill Will Run Posted Mon 07 Dec 2009 4:17pm The night before the race, my mom and I decided that pancakes would be a good carbo load.  Wholesome whole wheat pancakes with almond butter, yum!  We made the pancakes using a mix from Lehi Roller Mills, a mix that I’ve only found on the store shelves when I’m visiting my mother in Utah.  But they’re really good, so if you ever see them you ... Read on »
Organ Donation Awareness Month by Colleen Posted Wed 07 Apr 2010 10:10pm April is the official month for Organ Donation Awareness. I never in my life thought I'd know so many people who've had a transplant, or are still in need of one. I guess that's what happens when you're living with an illness where a transplant could possibly be one of the last few resorts to treating the disease. While I have never undergone a t ... Read on »
Overweight Children Get Less Quality Sleep by Linda Posted Thu 04 Jun 2009 12:00am Your weight affects your quality of sleep at any age. If your children are overweight, it is time to do something about it. A recent study of children aged 5-12, showed that those that are overweight, have a larger body-mass index and a higher waist circumference relative to their peers tend to have sleep-disordered breathing. The sleep-disord ... Read on »
Race Report: Rev3 Knoxville Oly by Mike W. Posted Sun 05 May 2013 7:15pm Brrrr........ Rev3 Knoxville was my first olympic distance tri in 5 years, my first triathlon of the year and my first Rev3 event.  My goals for the race were pretty moderate considering I haven't raced an oly in several years.  I wanted to get one under my belt, see where I am and go from there.  I was hoping to break 23 minutes ... Read on »
Social anxiety symptoms can be psychological and physical as well by rita359 Posted Tue 06 Nov 2012 8:12am Social anxiety symptoms may vary from case to case, but in general they encompass the feeling of mild to intense fear of becoming too anxious and/or embarrassing yourself in certain situations where there are a lot of people. Social anxiety has become a startlingly popular condition, which affects an increasing number of people of all age group ... Read on »
You kick funny when you breathe. by Ryan Posted Tue 23 Nov 2010 12:00am Yep,  last night I got a chance to get in the water and have someone watch.  On a pull set with no buoy CB told me that my legs go wide when i breathe.  Sure enough, after she pointed that out I noticed it, and now they do not spread wide when I breathe. I had a chance to 1 on 1 work with someone last night, and got to try several things t ... Read on »