Women Over 50: How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

I’ve heard it said that we don’t need as much sleep as we get older. Some research seems to support the idea. When asked to stay in bed for 16 hours in the dark each day, younger people (18 to 32 years) slept an average of 9 hours, whereas older …

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Sleep Apnea May be More Dangerous for Women than for Men

When it comes to heart attacks, a woman’s symptoms are subtler than a man’s. Whereas a man may have fierce chest pain, a woman may feel nauseated, tired, and out of sorts. It took us decades to discover the difference. Meanwhile, women may have had fewer heart attacks then men, …

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Is Your Headache Actually Being Caused by TMJ?

Do you get headaches? Not just a little minor brain ache, but the kind of headache that throbs; the kind that knocks out your concentration and makes your day miserable? You might think that these are relatively common, or perhaps that everyone gets them on occasion— but their source is actually pretty …

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