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Free workshops at DeKalb Medical

1/10/2014, 6 a.m.

Sleep disorder specialist Massey Arrington will offer the keys to restful slumber at a Healthy Sleep workshop on Jan. 14 at DeKalb Medical at North Decatur.

People with chronic sleep disorders can experience excessive daytime sleepiness, loud snoring, pauses in their breathing or leg movement during sleep, or tiredness immediately after waking.

During the 6-to-7 p.m. class, Arrington will explore proper diagnosis and treatment of chronic sleep disorders. It takes place in the theater and is free to attend.

DeKalb Medical is at 2701 N. Decatur Road in Decatur.

For more information, visit www.dekalb

medical.org or call 404-501-WELL (9355).

Lymphedema

On Jan. 15, a certified therapist will lead a free lymphedema education and prevention class at DeKalb Medical at Hillandale.

The one-hour class gets under way at 11:30 a.m. in the second-floor Conference Room.

Lymphedema is a collection of fluid that causes swelling (edema) in the arms and legs. The class will discuss why it occurs, if it can be prevented and its treatment.

DeKalb Medical at Hillandale is at 5910 Hillandale Drive in Lithonia.

For more information, visit www.dekalb

medical.org or call 404-501-WELL (9355).