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

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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 […]

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 […]