Can you really catch up on sleep over the weekend?

Can you really catch up on sleep over the weekend?

It’s a common cycle. You don’t get enough sleep during the week. That leads to a weekend “catch-up,” which leads to not getting enough sleep during the week, and so on and so on. But can you really catch up on all that sleep debt on the weekend? New research examined the data, and the short answer of their findings: No. The research was published in Current Biology last month. The researchers assigned young, healthy adults to one of three groups – one that was able to sleep nine hours a night for nine nights, one that was able to...

Can I drink alcohol with that?

Can I drink alcohol with that?

Whether an alcoholic beverage is part of your nightly routine, a weekend night out or simply a special occasion occurrence, with almost half of the U.S. population using at least one prescription drug, it’s important to consider the dangers of mixing alcohol with medications. But how much is too much? To keep your risk of dangerous drug interactions low, stay within both the single-day AND weekly limits. Men: No more than four drinks on any day AND no more than 14 drinks per week Women: No more than three drinks on any day AND no more than seven drinks per week...

Temecula Weight Loss | Increasing Your Metabolism

Temecula Weight Loss | Increasing Your Metabolism

I often get asked why does my spouse or my friend lose weight doing the same diet  as me and I seem to struggle? One word: Metabolism. It is not fair that some people are fortunate to have a fast metabolism and they can eat McDonald’s every day, and not gain a pound.  While another person even looks at a McDonald’s sign and he or she gains weight.  Obviously I am exaggerating, but to my patients, they start out discouraged and can’t seem to picture themselves as a thin and healthy person.  With the help of my staff, we can...