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Sleep Seven Hours to Minimize Heart Risks

Sleep Seven Hours to Minimize Heart Risks

Seven hours is the magic number for a healthy heart. Too much or too little sleep may elevate your risk for heart disease. Heart attack, stroke, coronary heart disease and angina are twice as prevalent among people who consistently get less than five hours of sleep.

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The Link Between Sleep and Mood

The Link Between Sleep and Mood

Photo above: The staff at Salem Sleep Medicine can always be found in a good mood. This is a great article from the Division of Sleep Medicine at Harvard Medical School: The Takeaway Sleep and mood are closely connected; poor or inadequate sleep can cause irritability and stress, while healthy sleep can enhance well-being. Chronic …

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The Sleep Apnea Myth

The Sleep Apnea Myth

The consequences of untreated OSA go far beyond simply leaving a person exhausted and groggy. Obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, stroke and sexual dysfunction are just some of the health problems that are connected to sleep apnea.

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Construction Finished!

Construction Finished!

Building the clinic was a laborious process that had many people working hard to make Salem Sleep Medicine everything we dreamed about. It’s finally finished and we’re very proud of the results. Our sleeping observation rooms are beautiful, the exam areas are bright with natural light and feel very calm. Dr. Shim’s wife spent a …

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