Airway Inflammation and the 7 Stealthy Sleep Smashers

My family and I recently suffered a miserable cold that would not go away for over 2 weeks. It started off with a stuffy nose, which then developed into a prolonged chronic cough. Thankfully, everyone is now fine, except for a few lingering symptoms. During the peak of my cold, I had trouble sleeping because […]

The Oxygen Myth: What Doctors May Not Know About Breathing

One of my biggest frustrations while performing surgery is having to work with certain anesthesia staff that don’t realize that the patient is not breathing. The problem is that they are focused too much on their instruments, not realizing what’s really happening until things start to go wrong.    During sleep, your muscles are relatively […]

7 Surprising Health Conditions That Can Be from Poor Breathing at Night [Podcast 43]

In this podcast episode, Kathy and I discuss 7 health conditions that you may not think about that could be a sign of a sleep-breathing disorder. 1. Nighttime urination 2. Atrial Fibrillation 3. Panic attacks at night 4. Seizures 5. GI problems 6. Skin problems 7. Infertility  Bonus: Cancer Download mp3   Show Notes Dr. Josh Ax: Eat Dirt: Why Leaky […]

Dr. Barry Krakow’s Review of Totally CPAP – Part 5

Read what Dr. Barry Krakow, author of Sound Sleep, Sound Mind: 7 Keys to Sleeping through the Night, has to say about my new book, Totally CPAP. This is Part 5 of a multi-part in-depth, critical review. This is taken from his blog. Read Part 1, Part 2 Part 3 and Part 4.    In Chapter 7, Dr. Park […]

Dr. Barry Krakow’s Review of Totally CPAP – Part 4

Read what Dr. Barry Krakow, author of Sound Sleep, Sound Mind: 7 Keys to Sleeping through the Night, has to say about my new book, Totally CPAP. This is Part 4 of a multi-part in-depth, critical review. This is taken from his blog. Read Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3. For those of you who refuse CPAP […]