What Are The Best Snacks Before Bedtime?

In the Well section of this week’s New York Times, a reader asks the following: What’s the best food to eat just before bedtime if you get hungry? The questioner acknowledges beforehand that it’s not good to eat close to bedtime. The columnist answers by recommending specific food choices over others.   Not eating anything […]

Can Sleep Apnea Cause Bone Loss or Osteoporosis?

It seems that every week or two, there’s a new-found association between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and various medical conditions. Besides the typical medical conditions associated with OSA such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, heart attack, stroke, and even cancer, there have been a handful of studies looking at the link between OSA and […]

10 Healthy Habits to Keep You Thin (Podcast 27)

What I Do To Stay Thin and Healthy

One of the most common questions I get asked is how do I stay so skinny. In this episode, Kathy and I will reveal the 10 ways I stay thin and healthy.    Download mp3 Subscribe   Exercise outdoors Don’t eat close to bedtime Clear your nose Get the right pillow Cook your own meals […]

5 Ways Sleep Apnea Can Cause Gastrointestinal Problems

Digestive and gastrointestinal problems are not commonly thought of when you mention obstructive sleep apnea. I used to think this way as well until I met Lorraine, a woman in her 30s who was thin and healthy looking on the outside. However, she hated waking up in the mornings due to her severe, throbbing headaches, and […]

How Allergies Can Ruin Your Sleep (Podcast 022)

In this episode, Kathy and I will reveal how allergies can ruin your sleep (and aggravate sleep apnea as well). We’ll discuss proven steps that can help you get rid of your allergies this spring.  Download MP3 Non-medical: 1. Stay indoors early morning and late afternoon 2. Shower before bedtime 3. Allergy proof bedsheets 4. HEPA […]