Restless Legs and Teeth Grinding: A Wake Up Call [Podcast 51]

In this episode, Kathy and I discuss two common conditions that are not usually associated with sleep breathing disorders, but should be. Download mp3  |  Subscribe _____________________________________ Show Notes Willis-Ekbom Disease Limb movements and sleep breathing disorder Bruxism and sleep breathing disorder review paper Bruxism and CPAP Ferritin levels and RLS Iron Levels and PLMD […]

Does Tonsillectomy Increase Your Risk of Infections?

One of the most common questions I get asked by parents is, “Don’t the tonsils and adenoids help to fight infections?” My usual response is that yes, they are part of the immune system, but only a small part. There are thousands of lymphoid tissues and glands spread throughout the body. However, if large tonsils […]

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 […]