Tag Archives: Sleep disorder

Doctors are Dorkheads: Sleep, Obesity, Hypertension and Diabetes


Maybe the reason you are overweight is because of poor sleep.  When you are not getting enough restorative sleep then your body produces more of the hormone that increases your appetite and less of the hormone that decreases your appetite.  … Continue reading

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The Good News: Sleep


Sleep is the best meditation.  Dalai Lama I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know?  Ernest Hemingway The only time I have problems is when I sleep.  Tupac Shakur When I woke up … Continue reading

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Happiness is . . .


            In April 2001, despite having about a dozen chronic illnesses, I stopped taking drugs.  So what have I learned in the past decade?             I have learned that happiness consists of a good night’s sleep, a healthy diet, challenging … Continue reading

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Ativan, Sleep Apnea, and Bad Craziness


Someone searched my blog for Ativan with sleep apnea: DO NOT TAKE ATIVAN IF YOU HAVE SLEEP APNEA.  It could kill you. Ativan, also known as Lorazepam and Temesta, is a benzodiazepine; it is a narcotic.  It is used for the … Continue reading

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Men, Women and Doctors


            The sun has risen on a skiff of snow covering the houses and hills outside my window.  My home and I are quiet this morning.  James Taylor’s “You’ve Got a Friend” accompanies tea.  Rainbows are dancing off the prism … Continue reading

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