Are you one of the undiagnosed 80% of sleep apnea sufferers who could be helped with a CPAP machine?

SUMMARY: Some 100 million people worldwide are thought to have a breathing disorder known as sleep apnea.  It is estimated that 80% of these people don’t know they have it and therefore are not benefiting from life-changing therapy with CPAP machines. Diagnosing sleep apnea is not difficult: a patient shows up at the doctor’s office complaining of symptoms common to the disorder; the doctor orders a sleep test; the results

Impotence and Men

Impotence, often called erectile dysfunction, is the inabality to initiate or maintain an erection long enough to engage in sexual intercourse. There are three main parts of the body that need to function properly in order to get an erection: Nerves – to pass on the messages to penis that it should become erect. Arteries – to dilate so more blood flows into the penis. Effective mechanism – it acts

Know Your Dentures

Do you regularly see your dentist to check or change your teeth? It can become a phobia for some individual to see dentist. If your dentist recommends dentures for you, you obviously have a list of questions cropping up in your mind. Having your teeth replaced is a major change and it takes time for the thought to sink in. Many dentists will give you as much information as they

Vitamins for Your Eyes

Most of you have probably heard that eating carrots is good for your eyesight. Well, yes, this is correct­– vitamin A, something carrots have in abundance, is a very useful vitamin for eyecare. However, it is not the only vitamin supplement thathas been proven tohelp maintain eye health. There are afew other vitamins that play an important role in eyecare – here are some of the most important ones. Vitamin A

Eyecare for Children – the Problem of Sports

We always hear that children should be encouraged to play sports, to move around, to go outside and get exercise, rather than sitting in front of the computer or PlayStation. Often, however, getting children to play more sports raises the very practical question of what to do about a child’s glasses. A surprising number of sporting activities cannot accommodate the wearing of glasses, making it difficult for children who need

Fertility treatment 'asthma link'

There’s a study at UK found that children born after fertility treatment may have a slightly higher chance of developing asthma. The study involved more than 13,000 UK children 5 years old were about twice as likely to have asthma if they were not conceived naturally. photo sharing websites The children also need medication which indicate of more severe asthma. This studies were published in the journal Human Reproduction. The