REM (rapid eye movement) sleep is the phase of slumber when dreams occur. Not getting enough has long been associated with chronic insomnia.
Diabetes has long been associated with a higher risk of vision loss and amputations. But periodontal (gum) disease, which can lead to tooth loss, is another concern.
Encourage Your Providers to Communicate
You can foster a seamless hand-off between medical and mental health care.
Heart Disease: The Leading Cause of Death in the U.S.
These four steps can make a difference in your health.
After Heart Attack Hospitalization, See Your Doctor Soon
Take your medication as prescribed and schedule a follow-up within six weeks.
Sweet Relief from Sugar
A majority of Americans are trying to cut back, and some manufacturers are taking notice.
Don’t Forget About Our Hearing Health Program
Hearing aids can help you hear better again.
BOOK REVIEW—The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time
Arianna Huffington explores how our society views sleep and how we can change.
File an appeal if you disagree with a decision regarding your insurance.
Avoid a Nightmare: Use Over-the-Counter Sleep Aids Wisely
You may not need a prescription, but you still need to be cautious.
Make Diabetes Tests a Priority
Getting these four tests can help keep your condition under control.
Stay Trim While Traveling
These ideas will help you eat and drink in moderation and get physical activity while on vacation.