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Is there sleep after menopause?

Is there sleep after menopause?

For women, sleep can be elusive at every stage of life. But perhaps none more so than the menopause years. I hear from exhausted patients all the time who would feel so much better – and be able to handle the symptoms of menopause so much easier – if they could just get some sleep. … Continue reading

What’s the big deal about sleep?

What’s the big deal about sleep?

A prescription for sleep might be just as important as prescription medications and not getting enough sleep can have a number of consequences. According to Dr. Philip Alapat, assistant professor of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine and associate medical director of the Baylor Sleep Center, research appears to show that a lack of sleep … Continue reading

Checklist for a healthy lifestyle

Checklist for a healthy lifestyle

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle could be a sure way to stay out of the doctor’s office. With that in mind, Jeffrey Steinbauer, M.D., chief medical information officer and professor of Family and Community Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, recently shared his secret formula for good health.

In Case You Missed It: Solving medical mysteries through our genes and on the web, emotional effects of reading, and more

In Case You Missed It: Solving medical mysteries through our genes and on the web, emotional effects of reading, and more

Hope you’re enjoying your weekend so far. Thanks for joining us for our roundup of news that you might have missed from this past week. Our genes: Helping to solve medical mysteries This week, Baylor College of Medicine researchers published a study focusing on genetic sequencing and found that the answers to some “mystery diseases” … Continue reading

Sleep problems?: How to tell if you’re getting enough Zzzs

Sleep problems?: How to tell if you’re getting enough Zzzs

In our fast-moving world, it seems like it’s not just certain cities that never sleep, but many people. How do you know whether your struggles to get to sleep—and stay asleep—are a result of environment or something more serious? How can we improve our environment to help our quality and quantity of sleep?