7 Sleep Apnea Surgery Myths [Podcast 50]

In this episode, Kathy and I will dispel 7 of the most common myths about sleep apnea surgery. Download mp3  |  Subscribe UPPP doesn’t work Tonsils should not be removed since they help fight infections UPPP causes swallowing problems UPPP makes CPAP impossible to use CPAP is always better than surgery Surgery should not be […]

Jaws: The Story of a Hidden Epidemic Book Review

I was excited to order Jaws: The Story of a Hidden Epidemic a few months ago when it first came out, but didn’t get a chance to read it until recently. The two authors complement each other with their very different backgrounds.  Dr. Sandra Kahn is a pioneering orthodontist with 22 years of practice, and Dr. […]

The Little-Known Breathing Problem That Most Doctors Miss [Podcast 49]

What is the little-known problem that’s causing a lot of people to be sick and tired, and that many doctors miss? In this podcast episode Kathy and I discuss how the epiglottis may be the reasons behind your chronic fatigue, anxiety, or headaches. Find out: Learn about the anatomy of the epiglottis  3 reasons why your […]

7 Sleep Apnea Surgery Myths

Jennifer was adamant that her son’s tonsils were not to be removed. They were 4+ “kissing” tonsils, the size of two golf balls, and he was choking 12 times every hour.  I recommended surgery. His mother asked about alternative options. I mentioned CPAP and functional dental appliances as alternative options.  Shaking her head, she asked, […]

The Little-Known Breathing Problem That Many Doctors Miss

And It's Not Sleep Apnea, UARS, or Asthma

What if I told you that there’s something in your throat that can block your breathing 20 to 30 times every hour while sleeping, but almost never gets correctly diagnosed. This breathing problem doesn’t show up on formal sleep studies. It’s not sleep apnea or upper airway resistance syndrome, and it’s not asthma.    The epiglottis  […]