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Obesity And Sleep

Traditional knowledge held that one’s weight is a direct result of one’s diet and exercise habits. However, we now know that there is more to weight gain than what we eat and how much exercise we get. A person’s genetics, social background, communal environment, stress, and overall health all influence their weight. In addition, because […]

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Gerd And Sleep

Metro Health Medical Center, Case Western University, Cleveland, OH, Chair Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology; Director of the Esophageal and Swallowing Center The IFFGD Research Award for Senior Investigator in Clinical Science was given to Dr. Fass in 2011. His other research initiatives include those aimed at improving knowledge, diagnosis, and treatment of GERD, functional […]

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Fibromyalgia And Sleep

Fibromyalgia, commonly referred to as fibromyalgia syndrome, is a long-term condition marked by widespread muscle and joint pain and stiffness. There are around 4 million persons in the United States who suffer from fibromyalgia. There is no cure for this disease, but the symptoms can be controlled and even reversed with the right combination of […]

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Epilepsy And Sleep

A restful night’s sleep aids the brain in its recovery from the day’s activities, allowing us to perform better the following day. Seizures can make some people with epilepsy feel fatigued during the day, while sleep deprivation can make others more susceptible to seizures. Are there links between epilepsy and sleep? Epilepsy and sleep are […]

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Cancer and Sleep: How Cancer Affects Sleep Quality?

In terms of public health, cancer is a big issue. Around 21% of men and 18% of women will be diagnosed with cancer at some time in their lives, according to estimates. As the population grows and ages, these numbers are only anticipated to get worse. A cancerous tumor develops when cells expand uncontrollably and […]