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Posted on January 13, 2015 by Demos Health | 0 comments
Fatigue is a common issue during the holiday season. We’re going from one holiday event to a family party, then jumping over to work only to repeat it all over again. It’s important to understand that you can’t be everyone’s super hero if you’re so tired you’re falling asleep on buses, work desks, or on your plate of food. Sleep is essential not only for our day-to-day lives but for our wellbeing and overall health. Lack of sleep can lead to your immune system shutting down, increased...
Posted in: Living Well
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Posted on November 1, 2014 by Demos Health | 0 comments
As Daylight Saving approaches, it’s an excellent time to evaluate the effects this small change—as well as other habits—has on your sleep cycle. Dr. Robert Rosenberg, author of Sleep Soundly Every Night, Feel Fantastic Every Day, explains the complexities of one’s biological clock, called circadian biology. Circadian rhythms are the natural oscillations that occur...
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Posted on July 22, 2014 by Robert Rosenberg | 0 comments
At the start of every school year, many parents face the problem of their children’s sleep schedule getting back on track. It can take weeks, months, or their sleep schedule may never resolve for school. Insufficient and poor quality sleep can make it difficult for kids to paying attention and concentrate, and can affect their moodiness, irritability, and impulse control. Parents, here are eight tips to save you from moody, unfocused kids. Following these tips will help make your child’s...
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Posted on May 21, 2014 by Lucinda Porter | 0 comments
May is the month we raise awareness about hepatitis C and other viral hepatitides. Between 3.5 and 5.3 million Americans have chronic viral hepatitis; more than 2.7 million of these are non-institutionalized Americans. We don’t have accurate data about the prevalence of hepatitis C among those who are homeless, in prison, jail, the military, hospitals and other institutions, but some experts estimate the total to...
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Posted on May 19, 2014 by Stewart Fleishman | 0 comments
In the previous entry, the need for proper weight and nutritional management was addressed for cancer prevention as well as during treatment. We understand that weight loss in cancer is more than “just not wanting to eat” but the body’s reaction to a very high demand for calories and energy. Preserving lean body weight in muscles is the best way...