Why Sleep Studies Are Useless To Me

With the development of the overnight sleep study by sleep researchers, sleep medicine was born in the mid 1900s. The term polysomnogram refers to multiple variables that are measured during sleep. Determining sleep stages by analyzing brain waves and eye movements was a monumental step for medicine in general. Tomes of research and incredible insights […]

7 Most Common Patient Complaints About In-Lab Sleep Studies

I can’t tell you how many times patients complain to me about their in-lab sleep study experiences. The vast majority of feedback is about how terrible the night was. Once in a blue moon, I’ll have someone tell me it was the best night of sleep in years. More often than not, it’s usually because […]

Can Your Child Outgrow Tonsils or Adenoids?

Coincidentally, I saw three patients a few days ago that were told by another physician that they will outgrow their large tonsils or adenoids. One was a 9 year old girl with golf-ball sized kissing tonsils who kept getting recurrent throat infections. Since none of her throat cultures came back positive, surgery wasn’t recommended. The […]

My Sleep Study Results Are In!

Over that past few months I haven't been getting good sleep, and my wife has noticed that I do stop breathing once in a while. So I decided to give myself a sleep study. I underwent a formal overnight sleep study many years ago just to see what it's like, and at that time, the […]

Understanding Your Sleep Study Report

Expert Interview with Dr. Anita Bhola The sleep study report may look like a jumble of numbers and cryptic medical terms that’s impossible to decipher. However, with a bit of guidance from Dr. Anita Bhola, a board-certified sleep medicine physician in New York City, you’ll be able to understand the basics in how to read and […]