Find Your Best Sleep Position

How to Avoid the One Position That Can Kill You

Just after finishing a tonsillectomy on a 13 year old boy, I watched as the anesthesiologist removed the breathing tube easily. He was then moved to the stretcher, but after a few seconds, he became combative and started sitting up and flailing his arms and legs. It took two anesthesiologists, two OR nurses and myself […]

How Your Face Can Predict Your Sleep Position

Sleep position is a perennial topic that you’ll see often talked about in the media. In most cases, your sleep position is thought to predict your personality type. However, there’s a simpler explanation for why you may prefer to sleep on your side or on your tummy. This has to do with the shape of your face, […]

5 Effective OTC Anti-Snoring Products

Guest post by Jimmy Keillor  When it comes to snoring, there are plenty of solutions out there for people to try, from sleep-retainers, to specialty pillows, to nasal strips and beyond. Besides solutions that require a prescription, these are some of the most effective snoring solutions that I’ve seen out there. Let me say, first and […]

A New Trend in Fighting Seizures: Anti-Inflammatory Medications

Experts estimate that about 2.7 million people in the US suffer from seizures. About 1/3 do not respond or respond poorly to anti-seizure medications. A new trend is to prescribe steroids as an anti-inflammatory medication based on the finding that people with seizures have more inflammation in the brain.  A New York Times article details […]