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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


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

In this episode, My special guest is Dr. Mark Cruz, who is a dentist in private practice in Dana Point, CA, close to Laguna Beach. He has spent over 10 years educating dentists and doing research at UCLA and is now on the data safety monitoring board of the NIH’s institute for craniofacial research, the dental arm of the NIH. He has collaborated with many... Read more

Frequently Asked Questions About Septoplasty

A septoplasty procedure to correct a deviated nasal septum is the most common surgical procedure that I perform. Its’ main purpose is to help people breathe better. Good nasal breathing is also important for CPAP and dental device effectiveness.    I recently made up a frequently asked questions (FAQ) information sheet for my patients. I thought it was... Read more

The Sleep Apnea–Autism Connection

Guest blog by Deborah Wardly, MD I have written guest blogs (Part 1 and Part 2) in the past about the link between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and intracranial hypertension (IH).  We know that apneas can raise intracranial pressure, and that intracranial hypertension can be caused by OSA. I suspect that some of the symptoms of OSA can be explained by increases... Read more

Announcing the New Book Cover for Sleep, Interrupted

Well over 300 of you voted for the new cover for my book, Sleep, Interrupted. The clear winner by far was choice #4, with 35% of the vote. The three other options were split evenly around 20 to 21%. Personally, I had a preference for #4 as well. We should be uploading this new cover within a few weeks. Thanks for helping me make this important decision. Stay... Read more

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

If you’re a chronic mouth breather because of a stuffy nose, you’re not alone. As the weather chills and allergies and colds abound, and nasal congestion becomes a common trend, mouth breathing inevitably follows-especially when you’re sleeping. I’m sure you’ve seen many passengers asleep on the subways and trains, head and pitched... Read more

Help Me Choose A New Book Cover for Sleep, Interrupted

For the longest time, I haven’t been too happy with the cover for my first book, Sleep, Interrupted. Please help me to choose a new cover from the following 4 candidates below. Scroll to the bottom to see all the covers and to submit your choice. I will announce the winner shortly. I truly appreciate your help with this important decision.   Create... Read more

7 Tips to Breathe Better Through Your Nose

Most people take breathing through their nose for granted. But for many chronic mouth breathers, breathing through the nose is a struggle, if not impossible. Not only is their quality of life diminished, but they’ll also have a variety of other health-related conditions such as dry mouth, snoring, fatigue, and poor sleep. In my last article I addressed... Read more

Archives

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


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


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Did Gandolfini Have Sleep Apnea?



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