Podcast #20: The Top 20 Anti-Snoring Options

In this podcast episode, Kathy and I will talk about the 20 top ways of getting rid of your snoring. We’ll cover 15 non-prescription and over-the counter options, as well as 5 prescription/surgical options.  How snoring and ADHD are linked How snoring can cause stroke A better way to lose weight Your best sleep position […]

Does Menopause Cause Sleep Apnea?

“I keep Waking up every 2 hours in a sweat, with my heart racing and feeling very hot. I also keep having to go to the bathroom every time I wake up.”    This quote was from Doris, a 51 year-old woman who came to see me not for her menopausal symptoms, but for her […]

Attention All Mouth Breathers – 5 Important Reasons Why You Must Breathe Through Your Nose

If you’re a chronic mouth breather because of a stuffy nose, you’re not alone. As the weather chills and allergies and colds abound, and nasal congestion becomes a common trend, mouth breathing inevitably follows-especially when you’re sleeping. I’m sure you’ve seen many passengers asleep on the subways and trains, head and pitched back, mouth wide […]

Ask Dr. Park Your Question About Obstructive Sleep Apnea

My monthly Ask Dr. Park Teleseminars in years past were very popular with many of you. It was also a way for me to understand the frustrations and pains for those of you with obstructive sleep apnea. I truly enjoyed the live Q&A format, but due to recent time constraints from my new academic position, I’ve had […]

Why Depression During Pregnancy Should Not Be Missed

Many women look forward to a radiant, flawless glow that’s expected to come with pregnancy. However, despite the upbeat exterior, many pregnant women suffer from depression, with potentially serious medical consequences for the mother and the baby. This paper reviews outcomes of pregnancy when mothers have depression. What they found was that having depression during […]