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Problems Caused by Snoring Can Be Major

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smslnSnoring may seem like nothing more than mild irritation, but if your snoring is caused by sleep apnea, it can lead to even greater medical complications that can pose serious risks to your health – even greater than the risk of your spouse smothering you in the night with a pillow. According to a study conducted by Johns Hopkins University, people with severe sleep apnea are over 40% more likely to die early than their peers.

While it’s important to remember that just because you snore does not automatically mean you have sleep apnea, the risks associated with sleep apnea are considerable enough that it is in your best interest to consult your doctor and find out for sure. And if you feel as if consulting with a doctor is too expensive, then perhaps a snoring mouthpiece such as the SnoreRX may help.

Here are some of the major problems caused by sleep apnea-related snoring: Read the rest of this entry »

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June 21st, 2015 at 9:12 am

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The Pros And Cons Of Using The Good Morning Snore Solution Mouthpiece

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bssIf you are a the quest to find the right snoring device, Good Morning Snore Solution is a good option for you. Aside from the fact that it is efficient and safe, it is also capable of providing long term comfort. Anyone can easily adjust to it because it is not the usual anti-snoring device that uses mandibular advancement technique. It is a tongue retainer that ensures your tongue does not fall back into your throat. The Good Morning Snore Solution has been clinically proven to be safe for long term use. There is no need to trim it because it has been designed to fit all mouth sizes.

Some are also worried about discomfort that it …

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January 22nd, 2015 at 5:08 pm

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Junk Food Continues To Plague America’s Diets

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jfcHere’s a two-part quiz for you:

What’s the most popular snack food in the United States?

What’s the number-one drink of choice among teens?

The answers probably won’t surprise you. “Potato chips and soda,” says Ann Svendsen, Director of Nutrition Services at Duval County Public Schools. “And it’s not diet soda they’re drinking; they choose regular soda – with caffeine and sugar. In fact, a lot of our young people have potato chips and soda for breakfast,” she added.

Many teens think if they eat less food, they won’t gain weight, says Svendsen. “They look at the single can of soda and the small bag of chips and say, ‘But I’m not eating very much!’ They …

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November 12th, 2014 at 9:23 am

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Choose The Right Shoe For The Job

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asesAthletic shoes can do more than look good. The right pair can help you run faster, jump higher, and save your knees from injury.

But with hundreds of styles to choose from, how do you know which ones are right for your sport and your feet?

Matching the Shoe to the Sport

In every sport, your shoes should provide good cushioning, flexibility, and stability. But some activities require more cushioning than flexibility, while other sports demand just the opposite. Read the rest of this entry »

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October 27th, 2014 at 9:03 am

Posted in Your Health

Radon: A Silent Killer

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radonskThough some recent studies question whether even low levels of radon are a health threat to humans, most scientists think the radioactive gas – which is found in all buildings – is still a problem.

Major health organizations, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Lung Association, agree that radon causes thousands of preventable lung cancer deaths every year.

What is radon? You cannot see, taste, or smell it. It is a product of the natural decay of uranium, a radioactive element used to make nuclear energy. Uranium is found in granite, shale, and phosphate-bearing rocks. Small amounts are found throughout the earth’s crust.

Unlike other products of decay, radon is …

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September 16th, 2014 at 6:21 am

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Flus And Colds Can Be Avoided

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flucFive hundred million of these attack Americans every day. They cause a loss of more than 50 million school days or workdays. And each week in winter, 13 percent of the population catches a fresh one.

What is this? It’s something that has affected humankind throughout history – something that we have tried, without much success, to annihilate for centuries. It is the common cold.

Something to Sneeze At

We’ve all experienced the following symptoms: a head so congested that it feels like it may explode, a nose running like a leaky faucet, frequent sneezing, a sore throat, feeling a chill even in a room heated by a fireplace.

In this age of astounding advances in science …

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June 3rd, 2014 at 4:57 pm

Posted in Your Health