“Shut Your Mouth” Book Review

As part of my show notes from my last podcast about the dangers of mouth breathing, I referenced a website that gave a great summary of George Catlin’s book, “Shut Your Mouth to Save Your Life,” published in 1882. Caitlin was an American painter in the latter half of the 19th century whose paintings of […]

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 […]