Tired, so tired, of waking up and moving to the couch to get a decent night’s rest? Your partner’s snoring may not just be disturbing your sleep – it may be a sign of an underlying sleep condition known as sleep apnea.
People who suffer from the disorder may be at an increased risk of developing pneumonia, according to a recent study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.
Sleep apnea is a chronic sleep disorder that affects approximately 18 …Read more
Dr. Victor Marchione shares his views on controversial new food theory
Here you are, trying to get in your five to 10 fruits and vegetables a day, drink more water and cut down on those Peak Freans …Read more
Dr. Victor Marchione shares his views on eye health
Red and swollen, or tearing up when summer allergies come on strong? Your eyes need some TLC – and regular checkups, just like your blood pressure.
In fact, an eye doctor, your friendly optometrist, is a VIP when it comes to your health. She’s the first health professional to detect systemic disorders in people, such as diabetes, high blood pressure and even multiple sclerosis. Just by looking into your baby blues …Read more
A new study by the University of Oxford’s Learning and Behaviour lab revealed that higher levels of omega-3 DHA – the group of fatty acids commonly found in algae and seafood – are linked to better sleep.
In their pilot, randomized trial, researchers looked to see if daily 600 mg algae supplements over 16 weeks would improve the sleep of 362 children. Four participants in 10 experienced …Read more