Sleep Centers Franklin WI

Is there any real science behind the myth of beauty sleep? More and more experts say yes. Scientific studies haven’t looked at how sleep affects appearance directly—for example, the way the lack of it impacts skin renewal—but we do know that our bodies repair cells and tissues while we sleep. But if you can't sleep well, what are you going to do? Read on to find the solution.

Michael Noah Katzoff, MD
(414) 649-5288
2900 W Oklahoma Ave
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases, Sleep Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1976

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Kesavan Kutty, MD
(414) 447-2245
5000 W Chambers St Ste E549
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Armed Forces Med Coll, Univ Of Pune, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1972

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The Sleep Wellness Institute
(414) 336-3000
2356 S. 102nd Street
West Allis, WI
Doctors Refferal
Not Necessary
Ages Seen
5 and up
Insurance
Insurance: Most accepted
Medicare: Yes
Medicaid: Yes

Milwaukee Regional Sleep Disorders Center Columbia St. Mary's Hospitals - Columbia Campus
(414) 961-4650
2025 E. Newport Avenue
Milwaukee, WI
Ages Seen
12 - Geriatric
Insurance
Medicare: No
Medicaid: No

Community Memorial Hospital Regional Sleep Disorders Center Community Memorial Hospital
(262) 253-6060
W129 N7955 Northfield Drive
Menomonee Falls, WI
Ages Seen
5 yrs-adult

Gary Joseph Leo, DO
(414) 219-7450
945 N 12th St Ste 4602
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Neurology, Sleep Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: St Marys Hospital, Milwaukee, Wi; St Josephs Hospital, Milwaukee, Wi; Aurora Sinai Med Ctr, Milwaukee, Wi

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Aurora Sleep Medicine Center St Luke's Medical Center
(414) 817-3680
4131 West Loomis Road
Greenfield, WI
Doctors Refferal
No
Ages Seen
13-95
Insurance
Insurance: ALL
Medicare: Yes
Medicaid: Yes

Froedtert Center for Sleep
(414) 805-7700
9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI
Doctors Refferal
No
Ages Seen
12 years and up
Insurance
Insurance: All
Medicare: No
Medicaid: No

Nihal Herath , MD
(262) 787-5404
Center for Neurology and Sleep Disorders / 295 Regency Court #104
Brookfield, WI
Specialties
Neurology, Sleep Medicine

Hales Corner Veterinary Clinic
(414) 425-2339
5151 S 108th St
Hales Corners, WI

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By Kathy Summers

As we rush to meet life’s demands, we often miss out on badly needed beauty sleep. When our heads finally hit the pillow, our minds whirl out of control, or our spouses snore, or our kids call out for comfort in the night. Instead of drifting off to dreamland, we toss and turn and then wake up the next morning looking bedraggled, with a sallow complexion, sagging posture, and puffy, dark rimmed eyes.

“Everyone has had the experience of not getting enough sleep and looking terrible the next day,” says Michael Twery, PhD, director of the National Center on Sleep Disorders at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Our mothers told us to get a good night’s sleep to avoid catching a cold, and while that certainly seems to be the case, Twery says, our looks may suffer as well. “Resistance to infection seems to decline when we don’t get adequate sleep, and that doesn’t help our appearance.”

But is there any real science behind the myth of beauty sleep? More and more experts say yes. Scientific studies haven’t looked at how sleep affects appearance directly—for example, the way the lack of it impacts skin renewal—but we do know that our bodies repair cells and tissues while we sleep. Research also supports the notion that poor sleep patterns lead to poor health—and poor health can make us look a little less beautiful.

“You need sleep to look good because of the way it affects muscle growth, body weight, your risk for heart disease, your ability to age well, and so many other things,” says Sara Mednick, PhD, a research scientist at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California, and author of Take a Nap! Change Your Life (Workman, 2006). Even a quick catnap reduces the effects of stress by lowering the hormone cortisol, and stress plays a major role in aging.

More importantly, in a study of more than 23,000 adults conducted at Harvard School of Public Health, those who took regular naps had a 37 percent lower risk of dying from a heart attack than people who didn’t nap, and taking occasional naps lowered the risk by 12 percent.

When we fall short of our optimum eight hours, napping helps our bodies carry out the regenerative tasks that only occur during sleep to keep us healthy, alert, and, yes, looking our best.

Forty winks and weight loss

Sleep contributes as much to our well-being as eating right and exercising, but the average American adult sleeps less than seven hoursa night, compared to nine hours in 1910. Sleeping only five hours a night may change our appearance because of the link between obesity and insufficient sleep. Lack of sleep lowers leptin levels and raises ghrelin, two hormones that regulate appetite, according to a study at Stanford University. Skimping on sleep also increases the risk of developing type-2 diabetes, a lifestyle disease linked to weight gain.

“It sounds counterintuitive because you think you’re burning more calories by staying awake and active,” says Helene A...

Author: Kathy Summers

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