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Underlying Causes of Sleepless Nights are Often Treatable

Underlying Causes of Sleepless Nights are Often Treatable December 30, 2011 Dear Mayo Clinic: Does getting older mean that you won't sleep as well? Why does it seem like older people like me can't sleep like we used to? Answer: Although sleep patterns change somewhat as you age, that doesn't [...]

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MAYO CLINIC RADIO

  Eat less, move more, quit smoking and get more sleep! These are just some of the common sense solutions we often hear that would help us live a healthier lifestyle. So, WHY does it seem so difficult to put it all together? Join us for our next program Saturday, [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic Health Letter: Highlights from the February 2014 Issue

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Feb. 27, 2014 — Here are highlights from the February issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter. You may cite this publication as often as you wish. Reprinting is allowed for a fee. Mayo Clinic Health Letter attribution is required. Include the following subscription information as your editorial [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Humidifiers: Air moisture eases skin, breathing symptoms Find out why you may need a humidifier, and get cleaning and safety tips. Anger management: 10 tips to tame your temper Anger is a normal and even healthy emotion — but it's important to deal with it in [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Meatless meals: The benefits of eating less meat You can eat healthfully without spending a lot. One way to achieve healthy savings is to serve meat less often. Managing fatigue with multiple sclerosis The fatigue that often accompanies MS can make it hard to do what [...]

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THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

Video: Need to Relax? Take a break for meditation Chapped lips: What's the best remedy? Cancer prevention: 7 tips to reduce your risk Sleep and energy balance connection Monosodium glutamate (MSG): Is it harmful?  

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THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

  Holiday food safety tips Nutrition Facts: An interactive guide to food labels Sudden cardiac arrest Sleep and energy balance — What's the connection? Organic foods: Are they safer? More nutritious?    

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From Sleep to Shots, Back-to-School Health Tips from Mayo Clinic Experts

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Aug. 15, 2013 — Over the next few weeks, students will be returning to their classrooms for another school year. This can be a hectic time for students and parents: The to-do list may include health checkups, getting children into a sleep routine, planning healthy lunches or preparing [...]

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Cataplexy

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo clinic Dr. Robert Auger describes the sleep disorder cataplexy. To listen, click the link below. Cataplexy

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Adjusting to Time Change

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Joseph Kaplan has tips for adjusting to a time change. To listen, click the link below. Adjusting to Time Change

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Could a Lack of Sleep be Behind Those Extra Pounds?

In this Medial Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Andrew Calvin discusses a study that looked at a connection between sleep and eating habits. To listen, click the link below. Sleeping and Eating

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LIVE from Target Field ~ Heart Health

On this Medical Edge Weekend, we broadcast from Target Field in downtown Minneapolis during the American Heart Association's Heart Walk.  Our guests discussed healthy hearts! Dr. Martha Grogan is a non-invasive cardiologist, heart editor of MayoClinic.com and the editor of the Mayo Clinic Healthy Heart for Life.  Dr. Eric Olson [...]

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Dr. Robert Auger on Sleep Medicine

This  Mayo Clinic Medical Edge Weekend episode features Mayo Clinic physician Dr. Robert Auger on sleep medicine. Medical Edge Weekend 2-27-10

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It's Time For Some of Us to Fall Back

  This is a reminder for those living in the Daylight Saving Time zones ... it ends this weekend! Here are a few sleep tips if your internal clock is off. Foods that help you sleep How many hours of sleep are enough?

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Have You Been Awake for Sleep Apnea Week? (pkg)

There's nothing like a good night's sleep...but for people with obstructive sleep apnea, decent shut-eye is hard to get.  They often snore and repeatedly stop breathing during the night.  This not only causes daytime sleepiness, but also other health issues.   Vivien Williams reports on the risks of sleep apnea.    [TRT  2:06 ] [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

Sleep. The topic is enough to keep you up at night! An estimated 50 to 70 million Americans have sleep disorders or are sleep deprived. Nine million of them are taking prescription medications in an effort to get a better night's rest. This week on Mayo Clinic Radio we'll tackle the "Sandman" and get some [...]

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Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome Can Lead to Heart Failure (pkg)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention statistics are alarming. More than one-third of adults in the United States are obese. Obesity can increase your risk of diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes and heart attack.  It can also increase your risk of a condition called obesity hypoventilation syndrome [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Sleep tips: 7 steps to better sleep Better sleep can be yours! Consider sleep tips for the weary. Slide show: 10 great health foods Add these nutritious foods to the menu and give your diet a healthy boost. EXPERT ANSWERS Ozone air purifiers: Can they improve [...]

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From Sleep to Shots, Back-to-School Health Tips from Mayo Clinic Experts

  MEDIA ALERT: To interview a Mayo Clinic expert, please contact Mayo Clinic Public Affairs at 507-284-5005   Over the next few weeks, students will be returning to their classrooms for another school year. This can be a hectic time for students and parents: the to-do list may include health [...]

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Tuesday Q & A: Sleep-friendly routines may help child fall asleep more easily

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 12-year-old son goes to bed each night around 10 p.m. but usually cannot fall asleep until 1 or 2 in the morning. Is this normal for a “tween,” or should I talk to his doctor? What are some things that could cause insomnia in someone his age? [...]

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