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The Breathe Better, Sleep Better Live Better podcast is aimed at helping you get the sleep you need and the life you want. Hear from leading experts in the field of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and upper airway resistance syndrome (UARS) what you can do to overcome these chronic health problems.

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Featured Articles

Featured Articles

Why Speech is the Achilles’ Heel of the Human Race

Why Speech is the Achilles’ Heel of the Human Race

This article appeared originally on KevinMD. The Greek hero of the Trojan war, Achilles, had only one vulnerable area on his body—his heel. Similarly, modern humans also have a vulnerable part of the our anatomy, the upper airway, which simultaneously... Read more

An In-Depth Look at DIY Snoring Mouthpieces

An In-Depth Look at DIY Snoring Mouthpieces

Guest article  Types of OTC oral appliances for snoring There are literally dozens of over-the-counter (OTC) mandibular advancement devices (MAD) available, which means that making a decision can be anything but easy. One should consider several factors... Read more

7 Ways to Speed Up Aging

7 Ways to Speed Up Aging

Not getting enough sleep can definitely cause more facial wrinkles, but here are 7 more ways to make sure that you get even more wrinkles, have more aches and pains, feel old, or even die sooner. 1. Eat or snack close to bedtime. Going to bed on a full... Read more

The Connection Between Migraines & Sleep-Breathing Problems

The Connection Between Migraines & Sleep-Breathing Problems

Michelle Bachmann’s recent revelation that she suffers from migraines brings up an important point that most doctors and the lay public don’t appreciate: the importance of proper breathing at night. It’s commonly known that sleep deprivation... Read more

Major Life Changes That Can Trigger Sleep Apnea

Major Life Changes That Can Trigger Sleep Apnea

Recurrent sinus infections, throat pain, ear fullness and chronic cough are some of the most common conditions that I see every day. You may think that I typically diagnose and treat for routine bacterial infections in these situations, but in most cases,... Read more

Archives

Why Speech is the Achilles’ Heel of the Human Race


An In-Depth Look at DIY Snoring Mouthpieces


7 Ways to Speed Up Aging


The Connection Between Migraines & Sleep-Breathing Problems


Major Life Changes That Can Trigger Sleep Apnea


Septoplasty Without Packings Or Splints


The Fountain of Youth, Revealed


Sleep Apnea Is A Craniofacial Problem


ADHD & Sleep Apnea: The Controversial Connection


What Everyone Should Know About Mold


Central Sleep Apnea—A Simple Explanation


7 Common Procedures That Can Worsen Sleep Apnea


The Biggest Throat Problem for Sleep Apnea Sufferers


UARS: The Hidden Sleep Condition


Don’t Let Poor Sleep Ruin Your Vacation


Tips for Traveling with Your CPAP Machine


The Biggest Ear Problems for Sleep Apnea Sufferers


Top Ten Do’s and Don’ts of Ear Remedies


Is Your Father Going Through Menopause?


Proven Weight Loss Strategies for Sleep Apnea Sufferers


Why Mothers Are So Tired


Allergy Solutions for Sleep Apnea Sufferers


Why Is Your Teen So Sleepy? The Answer May Surprise You


An Insider’s Guide to Septoplasty


What You Can Do About Your Stuffy Nose


Why Sleep Loss Can Make You Gain Belly Fat


7 Simple Ways To Get Rid of Your Snoring For Good


Breathing Lessons for Sleep Apnea Sufferers


5 Things You MUST Know About Sleep Apnea Surgery


5 Quick And Easy Ways To Get Better Sleep Fast


Attention All Mouth Breathers – 5 Important Reasons Why You Must Breathe Through Your Nose


Sleep Is The New Black: 5 Steps to Get What You Need and Want


The Hidden Truth About Allergies Revealed


The Facts About Anti-Aging: Science or Scam?


Why Your Child Can’t Sleep


What Everyone Should Know About Tonsillectomy


Our Health Scare Crisis


Real Life Confessions of a Healthcare Addict


Sleep And Grow Rich: 5 Steps to More Restful, Rejuvenating, Refreshing Sleep


The Truth About Sleeping Pills, Herbs, and Natural Remedies


When Exercise Becomes Hazardous To Your Health


6 Natural Tips for Deep Sleep


5 Simple Ways You Can Sleep Better While Traveling


Jet Lag, Shift Work, and Sleep Deficits: An Expert’s Guide to Managing Time Shifts


Unusual Gear To Combat Swimmer’s Ear


Spring Is In The Air — And So Are The Pollens


10 Solutions for Better Sleep


Can A Sleep Problem Give You Alzheimer’s?


Usual and Unusual Ways to Stop Snoring


Solutions for Your Bed Partner’s Worst Sleep Problem


What the Makers of Viagra Missed


Stressed and Starving? Three Simple Solutions To Stop Emotional Eating


Rosie O’Donnell and the 5 Sleep Myths That Women Have


Women and Heart Disease: What Most Doctors Don’t Know


Similarities Between CPAP And Breast-Feeding


What All Pregnant Women Must Know


Get On The Fast Track To Weight Loss After Pregnancy


When Your Cold Is Not A Cold


10 Tips For Healthy Holiday Eating


Solutions For Your Biggest Holiday Health Risk


7 Tips to Breathe Better Through Your Nose


Why Your Lack Of Sleep Can Make You More Creative


On Health And Healing


The Real Reason Why Some People Are Lazy


Need To Carve The Turkey? Call A Surgeon


Tune Up Your Body With Craniosacral Therapy


How to Destress During Stressful Times


Solutions for Your Top 10 Fitness Problems


Give Me A Break!


Acupuncture: Sham or Science?


Can Sleep Apnea Cause Alzheimer’s?


An Allergist’s Nightmare: The Micro-Poop Theory


Planes, Trains and Ear Infections


New Age Dawning: Breathe Well, Sleep Well, Age Well


Surgery for Snoring and Sleep Apnea


Tired of Being Tired — The Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome


Sleep Apnea – A Primer


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Recent Posts

Podcast #002: Interview With Valerie Deegan, From The Video, “Finding Connor Deegan”

Podcast #002 Show Notes ADHD and other behavioral problems are rampant today with millions of children on prescription medications with or without psychotherapy. As I’ve stated in the past, a significant number of these children have a treatable sleep-breathing problem, which goes undiagnosed. I was alerted to watch a short video about a mother’s excruciatingly... Read more

Sleep: The Missing Link in ADHD

You may be sick of hearing about ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) in children, but it’s a real problem with potentially devastating consequences. Here’s an article I wrote for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine on how poor sleep is often neglected when diagnosing and treating ADHD. Stay tuned for an upcoming podcast interview with... Read more

Chicken or the Egg: Depression or Sleep Apnea?

In the wake of Robin Williams’ untimely death by suicide, I think it’s appropriate to talk about the pink elephant in the room that no one seems to notice. Mr. Williams was known to suffer from severe depression, and there are reports that he also had early stages of Parkinson’s Disease. He also battled alcohol addiction.  It’s estimated that about 20... Read more

How a Doctor’s Visit Can Be Like a Bad Night’s Sleep

One of the most common complaints that I hear about is that you keep waking up at night during sleep. Even if you don’t consciously “wake up,” the sleep study hypnogram (a graphic summary of your sleep stages) shows that your sleep is interrupted 10 to 20 times every hour by obstructed breathing, snoring, leg movements, and even teeth grinding. Frequent,... Read more

How Your Face Can Predict Your Sleep Position

Sleep position is a perennial topic that you’ll see often talked about in the media. In most cases, your sleep position is thought to predict your personality type. However, there’s a simpler explanation for why you may prefer to sleep on your side or on your tummy. This has to do with the shape of your face, and in particular, the size of your... Read more

With So Many Sleep Apnea Treatment Options, What’s a Patient (or Doctor) to Do?

As I walked down the cereal aisle of my local supermarket the other day, I was amazed at how may options I had. I saw endless rows of cereal boxes, each claiming to be superior and more nutritious than others. In the same way, available treatment options for obstructive sleep apnea are exploding, and patients and health care professionals are now more confused... Read more

Podcast #001: Why Only Humans Have Sleep Apnea

Podcast #001 Show Notes Welcome to the relaunching of my Breathe Better, Sleep Better, Live Better podcast. In this episode, I will reveal: 1.  Why only humans have sleep apnea2.  How you can choke and die3.  5 simple things you can do to sleep better tonight. Download the PDF of the slides here. Download the MP3 file here. Acronym for obstructive sleep... Read more

Archives

Podcast #002: Interview With Valerie Deegan, From The Video, “Finding Connor Deegan”


Sleep: The Missing Link in ADHD


Chicken or the Egg: Depression or Sleep Apnea?


How a Doctor’s Visit Can Be Like a Bad Night’s Sleep


How Your Face Can Predict Your Sleep Position


With So Many Sleep Apnea Treatment Options, What’s a Patient (or Doctor) to Do?


Podcast #001: Why Only Humans Have Sleep Apnea


2014 Reader Survey Results


A Must Read Interview If You Have Obstructive Sleep Apnea


If Your Child Has ADHD, You Must See This Video


5 Things You Can Do When Your Doctor Doesn’t Listen


Sleep Apnea May Have Caused Metro North Train Crash


Can Sleep Apnea Be Cured?


Peripheral Neuropathy and Obstructive Sleep Apnea


Inflammation, PTSD and Sleep Apnea


If You Sleep Less Than 6 Hours, You Must Read This…


Poor Sleep Strongly Predicts Chronic Pain


The Missing Link in Insomnia and Sleep Disordered Breathing: Interview With Dr. Krakow


Preterm Babies, Wheezing, And Sleep Apnea


How Lack of Sleep Can Lower Economic Productivity


Flat-Head Syndrome Linked to Developmental Delays


Why Oxygen is Better Than Cinnamon For Your Liver


The A-fib Rhythm Conundrum


The Link Between Asthma, Reflux, and Mood Disorders


Longer Breastfeeding Tied to Better Development


A Small Taste of My Own Medicine


Prone To Panic?


Six Percent of All Children Are On ADHD Medications!


World’s Smallest CPAP


How Sleep Therapy Helps Depression


CPAP Can Improve HDL Cholesterol Levels


Worldwide Stroke Rates Are Up


Snoring In Pregnancy Linked To Higher Health Risks


Treating Snoring With Natural and Over-The-Counter Solutions


Less Sleep Linked To Alzheimer’s


CPAP Use Found to Cause Weight Gain


How to Stop Snacking in the Evening


Nap May Make Your Preschooler Smarter


Sleep Apnea May Increase The Risk Of Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes


How Can Midlife Stress in Women Cause Dementia?


Low Testosterone, Heart Attacks, and Sleep Apnea


Sleep Apnea Success Rates For Tonsillectomy in Young Children


Shut Your Mouth And Save Your Life


The Link Between Vitamin D, Ear Infections, and Sleep Apnea


A Mediterranean Diet Can Help Sufferers of Obstructive Sleep Apnea


Sleep Apnea Predicts Skin Cancer Aggressiveness


Sleep-disordered Breathing in Major Depressive Disorder


Obstructive Sleep Apnea Linked To Blood Vessel Abnormalities


Interview with Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum, Author of Fatigue & Fibromyalgia Solution—Made Easy!


Compression Stockings May Reduce OSA In Some Patients


ADHD, Autism and Apnea Connections


Sleep Apnea Treatment Could Lead To Better Heart Health Too


Sleep Apnea Linked To Increased Risk Of Dementia In Elderly Women


Women with Gestational Diabetes Have 7X Increased Risk of Sleep Apnea


Common CPAP Issues


CPAP Humidity Issues


All About CPAP Masks


CPAP Comfort Features


Reading Your CPAP Data


The Basics of CPAP Machines


Everything You Wanted to Know About CPAP


Preview of My Forthcoming Book, The 7 Day Sleep Apnea Solution


Free Bonus worth $59 with Purchase of Sleep, Interrupted


Why Asians Are More At Risk for Stroke


Another Study Linking Sleep Apnea With Glaucoma


Listen to Dr. Park’s Expert Interviews Anytime, Anywhere


Did Gandolfini Have Sleep Apnea?


CPAP Helps Migraine Sufferers


Breast-feeding Linked to Social Status


Obesity in Teens Linked to Early Hearing Loss


More Connections Between Alzheimer’s Disease and Sleep Apnea


Which Comes First: Depression or Weight Gain?


Reflux, Sleep Apnea and Increased Survival in Lung Disease


Why Do One in Eight Boomers Have Memory Loss?


Another New Treatment Option for Sleep Apnea?


Sleep Problems Strongly Linked with Prostate Cancer


Many Teens with Extreme Fatigue Go Untreated


Sleep Duration And Colon Cancer Risk


NY Times Highlights The Importance of Sleep in ADHD


My Last Expert Interview


Lower Melatonin Levels Up Your Risk of Diabetes


Heart Disease, Dementia and Sleep Apnea


Culinary Practices And The Modern Human Bite


5 Effective OTC Anti-Snoring Products


Can Sleep Loss Make You Fat?


A Pill Instead of CPAP for Sleep Apnea?


If Kid’s ADHD Continues Into Adulthood…


The Common Link Between Autism, ADHD, Bipolar, Depression, Schizophrenia: Genes or Upper Airway Anatomy?


Sleep Deprivation Can Affect Your Gene Expression


Alcohol Before Sleep: Good or Bad?


Atrial Natriuretic Peptide a Possible Clue to UARS, and Obesity


What’s the Link Between Erectile Dysfunction And Heart Disease?


Why Does Early Surgical Menopause Cause Early Cognitive Decline?


Korean Versus North American Facial Beauty Standards


Does Your Child Have Sleep Apnea? My Interview with Dr. Ebrahimian, Holistic Dentist


An Interesting Snoring Demonstration


Flat-headed Children May Be Developmentally Delayed


100% Success Rate for Sleep Apnea Surgery?


Can CPAP Prevent Pregnancy Complications?


Flathead Syndrome Associated with Lower Developmental Scores in Preschoolers



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