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Month: December 2013

Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Vitamin B12 deficiency may increase the risk of stroke by increasing the levels of Homocysteine. High Homocysteine level may cause early artheriosclerotic changes within vessels’ wall (hardening of vessels). By lowering Homocysteine level with vitamin B supplementation (vitamin B12 and folic acid) one may be able to reduce the risk of stroke. Blood testing may […]
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Narcolepsy

Approximately 50% of patients with narcolepsy remain undiagnosed. Typically, these patients complain about “being tired all the time.” You may benefit from seeing a board certified sleep specialist. Being tired of fatigued all the time may not necessarily be a sign of being “overworked” or having a depression. The reason may be narcolepsy. To identify […]
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Headaches and Sleep

Clinically, patients often report that changes in sleep can bring on migraine headaches. One study found there was first human migraine gene linked to enzyme involved. Patients report that altering sleep pattern increases their migraine headaches. There is also a link between sleep pattern and the most severe vascular headaches such as cluster headaches, in […]
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