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Know the Basics of Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a very common sleeping disorder. In fact, one out of fifteen Americans has it. However, despite being prevalent this condition often goes undiagnosed since it is usually dismissed as snoring.Snoring and sleep apnea have many things in common but they are two very different things. Occasional snoring is nothing to be worried… Read More »

Vitamins – the Basics

Vitamins are micro-nutrients. They were discovered by Eijkman (1897) in Indonesia, Java, while studying a disease called beriberi common among natives whose main diet was rice. He noticed that fowl fed on polished rice, developed beri beri, but not when fed on crudely milled rice. In 1911 Funk obtained an alcoholic extract of the outer… Read More »