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  • Sleeping with Contacts

    Posted by Amber Merton

    If you sleep in contact lenses that are not specifically indicated to be worn overnight, you probably received an earful from your optometrist warning you against sleeping in them. Sleeping with contact lens may cause all sorts of havoc on the health of your eyes, including eye scrapes, eye infections, and bacteria causing eye conditions. In medical speak, possible eye conditions you could develop by sleeping with contacts include corneal ulcer, conjunctivitis, and keratitis. Corneal...

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  • Flame Retardant PBDE Chemicals Tied to Hyperactivity and Lower IQs

    Posted by Amber Merton

    Flame retardant chemicals, known as PBDE, found in some common household items, such as carpeting, baby strollers, and certain types of mattresses, may be linked...

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  • Fibromyalgia and Sleep

    Posted by Amber Merton

      An estimated 10 million people suffer from fibromyalgia here in the U.S., and up to six percent of the population worldwide have this condition,...

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  • Sleeping Off a Hangover

    Posted by Amber Merton

    People suffering from the ill effects of a hangover are often easy to spot. They’re the ones wearing sunglasses inside, moving at a snail’s pace,...

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  • Back Pain after Sleeping

    Posted by Amber Merton

    According to the American Chiropractic Association, “31 million Americans experience low-back pain at any given time.” It is also among the most common reasons cited...

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  • Sleeping After Back Surgery

    Posted by Amber Merton

    Having difficulty sleeping after back surgery or spinal surgery, like lumbar spine surgery, discectomy, disc replacement, laminectomy, or spinal fusion is completely normal. Your body...

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  • Sleeping After Shoulder Surgery

    Posted by Amber Merton

    Particularly after major surgery, sleep disturbances are commonplace. And having trouble sleeping after shoulder surgery is no different. According to the British Journal of Anaesthesia,...

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