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Sleep Apnea

Why do we sleep?

  • Dr. Jonathan Warren
  • June 29, 2013
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101 Reasons to see Dr. Warren. Listen to Russell Foster, a circadian neuroscientist who studies the sleep cycles of the brain. In his video, he shares three popular theories about why we sleep, how much sleep we need at different ages, and educates on new uses of sleep as a predictor of mental health.

Hyper Kids may be Sleep Deprived

  • Dr. Jonathan Warren
  • March 24, 2014
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The number of American children taking amphetamine stimulants and other medications for ADD or ADHD is a tragedy, said Dr. Jonathan Warren. Warren is an internal medicine physician and the medical director of Cardinal Sleep Centers of America. For many of these children, Warren said, attention deficit is only a secondary symptom of a sleep…

Why is sleep important?

  • Dr. Jonathan Warren
  • August 18, 2014
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In addition to maintaining wakefulness, sleep is required for normal immune and nervous system function, and for the ability to maintain normal physical and mental capacity. Sleep is essential for learning and memory, and for normal cell growth. Lack of sleep can cause depression, anxiety, irritability, and a host of other maladies.

How do I know if I have sleep apnea?

  • Dr. Jonathan Warren
  • August 26, 2014
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This potentially life-threatening disorder can cause you to involuntarily stop breathing for up to one minute while sleeping. Even more alarming, this can happen many times per hour. Sleep apnea has been linked to irregular heartbeat, high blood pressure and heart attack. Symptoms you should look for include loud snoring, pauses in breathing and daytime…

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