In years past we went to the doctors’ in the belief that we would be treated, that is “cured” of our disorder or illness. Societal norms have changed. As our diseases are channelled into specific areas, often alas for the convenience, profit, administrative benefit, or their investigation and treatment become more specialized or expensive, many of us have come to realize the need for self-advocacy. Is this an issue when it comes to sleep problems? Continue reading “The Doctor – Patient, Knowledge Gradient.”
Six Potential COVID -19 treatments – In an interesting story, two brothers who started their careers in different areas are now working together to harness artificial intelligence (AI) to identify drugs that may be used to fight COVID-19.
Stress is the body’s response to outside noxious, or perceived to be noxious, factors. It is protective, basic and an ancient response which is both innate and learned. It has been associated with inflammation. Periodontal ( gum ) disease is a common yet preventable disease which may act as an ideal model for understanding this connection better.
A recent article from a US University further supports the association of gum disease and obstructive Sleep Apnea The study and article – An Update on the Association Between Periodontitis and Obstructive Sleep Apnea is from 2020.
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