January 13, 2015
Feeling like a zombie this morning? Discover ten reasons you may be getting poor sleep and find out how you can get better sleep.
Categorized as: Living and Wellness
Tagged with: alcohol, caffeine, Energy drinks, lack of sleep, poor sleep, sleep, sleep apnea, sleep deprivation, tired, zombie
Article - 2 Minute Read
September 19, 2014
Stress can take a toll on your brain, affecting your daily life. Learn about the effects chronic stress can have on your brain and ways to prevent them.
Medically Reviewed by Neurosurgery
Categorized as: Living and Wellness, Neurosurgery and Brain Health
Tagged with: brain, brain cells, chronic stress, de-stress, depression, diet, hippocampus, sleep, sleep apnea, sleep disorders, stress
June 5, 2014
Learn more about lung disease, asthma, and pulmonary hypertension from UPMC expert Dr. Patricia George, MD.
Categorized as: Family Health, Living and Wellness
Tagged with: Asthma, COPD, lung disease, lung transplant, lungs, M. Patricia George, MD, pulmonary embolism, Pulmonary hypertension, sleep apnea
January 20, 2014
Sleep deprivation can affect your life and general well-being. Discover ways to improve your physical health with extra sleep.
Categorized as: Living and Wellness, Sleep Health
Tagged with: diabetes, heart disease, learning, memory, metabolism, Pinnacle Health, post-traumatic stress disorder, problem-solving, restless leg syndrome, sleep apnea, sleep disorders, substance abuse, Type 2 diabetes, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Article - 1 Minute Read
January 2, 2014
Read a sleep apnea patient story and learn more about sleep studies provided at the UPMC Sleep Medicine Center.
Medically Reviewed by Sleep Medicine
Tagged with: continuous positive airway pressure machine, diabetes, exhaustion, gastric bypass surgery, high blood pressure, irregular heartbeat, obesity, obstructive sleep apnea, Patrick J Strollo Jr MD, pulmonary function, Robert Guthrie, sleep apnea, UPMC Sleep Medicine Center
November 18, 2013
Learn more about the benefits of bariatric surgery at UPMC and how it could improve your overall health, to determine if it is the right choice for you.
Medically Reviewed by UPMC Bariatric Services
Tagged with: Anita Courcoulas MD, bariatric surgery, Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, Section of Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery and General Surgery, sleep apnea, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, UPMC Hamot, UPMC Horizon, UPMC St. Margaret, weight loss surgery