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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

7 Reasons Not to Undergo Sleep Apnea Surgery

For many of you, the idea of sleeping with a mask or something inside your mouth makes you cringe. Sleep apnea is taking a toll on your personal and professional life, and you’re willing to consider surgery. You do your research, but find that... Read more

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

Archives

7 Reasons Not to Undergo Sleep Apnea Surgery


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


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

Why Robin Wears A Mask (And How It Relates to Sleep Apnea)

During downtime while away on vacation, my two younger boys were watching Teen Titans on TV. I joined them to watch one episode, where all the young super-heros revealed their deepest secrets. When it was Robin’s turn, he initially refused, but later revealed that he was hiding a big secret: He had an amazingly beautiful male face that drove women and even... Read more

Podcast #8: The 8 Reasons Why Dental Appliances May Not Work For Your Sleep Apnea

If you tuned in to our last episode,  I talked about the 7 reasons why oral appliances may be a good option for those of you with obstructive sleep apnea, and in today’s episode, we’re going to talk about the 8 reason why you may not want to consider oral appliances for sleep apnea. It’s challenging to find a qualified dentist for every patient It... Read more

How Surgery is Like Fishing

  The other day, my 12 year-old son and I were invited to go fishing on the Long Island Sound. We drove two hours to get to the Eastern end of Long Island, expecting to catch 3 or 4 fish. The three of us went out on a small boat just after high tide. It started slowly in the beginning, but around 2 hours after high tide, we were catching porgies every few minutes.... Read more

Podcast #7: The 7 Reasons Why I Like Dental Appliances for Sleep Apnea

  Many people hate the idea of using a CPAP mask attached to a hose every night. Fortunately, a good alternative to this is a mandibular advancement devices (also called oral appliances)  come in various models, but they all have one thing in common: The lower jaw is pushed forward against the upper jaw, moving your tongue forward, opening up your airway.   In... Read more

Finding the Right Surgeon: 8 Questions to Ask Before Sleep Apnea Surgery

One of the most common requests I get is for a referral to a sleep apnea surgeon, particularly if they live in another state. Just like giving a referral for a lawyer or a plumber, there are a number of issues to consider. Some people don’t have access to any surgeons that perform sleep apnea procedures on a regular basis, or the nearest surgeon is located... Read more

7 Good Reasons to Consider Surgery for Sleep Apnea

In my last post, I listed 7 Reasons Not to Undergo Sleep Apnea Surgery. For this post, I will give you 7 good reasons why you should consider sleep apnea surgery. There is a heated debate about sleep apnea surgery within the sleep medicine community. Some sleep physicians are adamant that you should never do surgery, whereas some surgeons downplay CPAP or dental... Read more

7 Reasons Not to Undergo Sleep Apnea Surgery

For many of you, the idea of sleeping with a mask or something inside your mouth makes you cringe. Sleep apnea is taking a toll on your personal and professional life, and you’re willing to consider surgery. You do your research, but find that there are so many different opinions about sleep apnea surgery, it’s impossible to make any sense in deciding... Read more

Archives

Why Robin Wears A Mask (And How It Relates to Sleep Apnea)


Podcast #8: The 8 Reasons Why Dental Appliances May Not Work For Your Sleep Apnea


How Surgery is Like Fishing


Podcast #7: The 7 Reasons Why I Like Dental Appliances for Sleep Apnea


Finding the Right Surgeon: 8 Questions to Ask Before Sleep Apnea Surgery


7 Good Reasons to Consider Surgery for Sleep Apnea


7 Reasons Not to Undergo Sleep Apnea Surgery


9 Reasons Why I Hate CPAP


7 Reasons Why I like CPAP


5 Things You Must Consider Before Trying An Oral Appliance for Sleep Apnea


5 Reasons Why I Don’t Like Dental Appliances for Sleep Apnea


7 Reasons Why I Love Dental Appliances for Sleep Apnea


New Insights Into Nasal Saline


7 Reasons Why I Don’t Like In-Lab Sleep Studies for Sleep Apnea


The Sweet Sleep Summit is Going LIVE!


New Book Cover for Sleep, Interrupted


7 Reasons Why I Don’t Like Home Sleep Studies for Sleep Apnea


7 Most Common Patient Complaints About In-Lab Sleep Studies


An Apology to My Readers


Podcast #6: Creating an Interdisciplinary Dental Airway Team – Interview with Dr. Mark Cruz


Frequently Asked Questions About Septoplasty


The Sleep Apnea–Autism Connection


Announcing the New Book Cover for Sleep, Interrupted


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


Help Me Choose A New Book Cover for Sleep, Interrupted


7 Tips to Breathe Better Through Your Nose


5 Reasons Why Your Nose is Stuffy


Allergy Solutions for Sleep Apnea Sufferers


Ask Dr. Park Your Question About Obstructive Sleep Apnea


Podcast #5: Interview With Dr. Stasha Gominak on How Low Vitamin D Can Ruin Your Sleep (Part 3)


Podcast #004: Interview With Dr. Stasha Gominak on How Low Vitamin D Can Ruin Your Sleep (Part 2)


Podcast #003: Interview With Dr. Stasha Gominak on How Low Vitamin D Can Ruin Your Sleep (Part 1)


How Anemia Can Be Caused By Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome


The Most Misunderstood And Often Overlooked Treatment For Sleep Apnea (HINT: It’s NOT CPAP)


11 Tips for Choosing a Good Air Purifier


How Breathing Exercises Can Help Your Headaches


Can Your Child Outgrow Tonsils or Adenoids?


How Doctors Are Making You Fat


Taking the Mystery Out of UARS: A Must Read


How the Rockettes Helped Shape Sleep Medicine


Holiday Health Risks For Sleep Apnea Sufferers


New Logo Design Winner


How to Combat Fatigue Without Drugs or Stimulants


Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Intracranial Pressure (Part 2)


I Need Your Help To Choose A Logo


7 Drugs That Can Cause Obstructive Sleep Apnea


Can Asthma Improve with Tonsillectomy?


5 Areas of Brain Damage Caused By Obstructive Sleep Apnea


The Midnight Stranglers: A Book Review


How Sleep Apnea May Cause Cancer


How A Dentist Can Cure Your Sleep Apnea


Why Depression During Pregnancy Should Not Be Missed


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



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