[slideshow] Sunday, August 29, 2010, visit Greenmead Historical Park from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Enjoy a tour of the grounds, gardens and buildings. This city owned park serves as a legacy of Michigan’s agricultural heritage. The property was originally the 1820’s homestead of Michigan pioneer, Joshua Simmons. It includes the original farm complex, Historical Village, picnic… Read more »
Month: August 2010
Heart Attack from Snoring is a Risk You Can Avoid
Many people think that snoring is just an annoying habit. Studies show, however, that snoring can indicate sleep apnea, a condition linked to cardiovascular disease. Fact: Men who snore face a 60% (or greater) risk of heart attack. Women who snore are at 50% increased risk for heart attack. Fact: When treated for sleep apnea,… Read more »
See the Livonia Symphony Orchestra for free!
The Livonia Parks and Recreation Department and the Livonia Arts Commission present their final performance in their Music from the Heart series. The Livonia Symphony Orchestra will perform on August 26th at 7:00 P.M., at the Parks & Recreation Center on Five Mile Road, just east of the Civic Center Complex. The concert is free… Read more »
Better Sleep = Better Life!
If you don’t sleep well, quality of life suffers. That’s just a fact. Studies show a startling link between overall health, state of mind, and quality of sleep. Health Ambition published an article this week that shares some of the negative results poor sleep. A sleep disorder or not getting enough sleep increases the risk… Read more »
Could Sleep Apnea Cause Your Drowsy Days?
According to research, Americans suffer from daytime sleepiness more than Europeans. Nearly 20% of American adults feel extremely sleepy during the day, and only 15% of Europeans feel this way. More women than men struggle with excessive daytime drowsiness. When we’re tired, accidents can happen—at work, at home, and on the road. I’m Dr. Stewart,… Read more »
Dr. Stewart Keeps Smiles Strong, Bodies Healthy with Comprehensive Gum Disease Therapy
The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) recently reported that approximately 3 out of 4 Americans suffer from gum (periodontal) disease. That’s an astounding statistic and one that Dr. Stewart wants to change! He offers personalized periodontal treatments to keep gum disease at bay and eliminate damage to oral and overall health. What is gum disease?… Read more »
Exciting Innovations in Dental Sleep Apnea Therapy
Our knowledge in the field of dental sleep medicine is rapidly expanding as the need for oral appliance therapy greatly increases in our patients. I look forward to working with my medical colleagues and sharing with both them and our patients the latest that dentists can offer as part of our team approach to treating patients who have sleep related breathing disorders.
Teens with Troubled Sleep
Are you concerned about your teen’s sleep habits? Teenagers should get about 9 hours of sleep a night. Drinking energy colas, sodas, and coffee—and even excessive cell phone use—can negatively affect sleep in teens. Other interesting sleep facts about kids and teens: Furthermore, teens who are “morning people” tend to get better grades. Teens who… Read more »
Fun Facts about Sleep
Some people nap with their eyes open The longest a person has stayed awake is 18 days, 21 hours, 40 minutes A new baby in the house causes parents to lose 400-750 hours of sleep in one year Elephants lie down for REM sleep, but spend the other four cycles standing up Some animals have… Read more »
How Much Sleep is Enough?
You’ve heard about getting a solid eight hours, meaning a complete eight hours of sleep at night. The truth is, 6.5 to 7.5 hours of sleep is ideal. Studies show that people who get more or less statistically do not live as long as those who regularly sleep 6.5 to 7.5 hours a night. You… Read more »