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Obstructive sleep apnea might lead to irregular heartbeat

Obstructive sleep apnea might lead to irregular heartbeat   Written by Honor Whiteman Published: Tuesday 23 May 2017   Patients with obstructive sleep apnea may be at greater risk of developing atrial fibrillation, or irregular heartbeat, new research finds. Researchers say that OSA could increase the risk of atrial fibrillation. Lead author Dr. Tetyana Kendzerska, [...]

Body Posture Depends On Teeth

Why teeth are so important for the posture? The skull is the heaviest part of our body and it is supported at the top, on the last cervical vertebra (atlas). To ensure that our head, which weighs on average 4 kg, remains at the top with the least expenditure of energy, Mother Nature has devised [...]

Does Your Baby Snore?

We may think it’s cute when the baby snores, but ENT specialist, Dr David McIntosh, says a snoring child could be a marker of a much bigger problem. When I was pregnant with my child, he quickly acquired the name, Piglet - and for obvious reasons. Piglet made mummy eat lots. Piglet made mummy very [...]

4 Easy Tips For A Healthy Smile

1. Don’t smoke! People who smoke get gum disease at three times the rate of nonsmokers. Additionally, when smokers receive treatment for gum disease they don’t heal as well as non-smokers. 2. Avoid drinking colas, even diet cola. Colas and many other carbonated beverages contain acid that weakens tooth enamel and makes it softer. Colas [...]

Stand Up Straight

A NYTimes article about posture!! A distraught wife begged me to write about the importance of good posture. “My husband sits for many hours a day slouched over his computer,” she said. “I’ve told him repeatedly this is bad for his body — he should sit up straight — but he pays no attention to [...]