7 Sleep Apnea Surgery Myths [Podcast 50]

In this episode, Kathy and I will dispel 7 of the most common myths about sleep apnea surgery. Download mp3  |  Subscribe UPPP doesn’t work Tonsils should not be removed since they help fight infections UPPP causes swallowing problems UPPP makes CPAP impossible to use CPAP is always better than surgery Surgery should not be […]

7 Sleep Apnea Surgery Myths

Jennifer was adamant that her son’s tonsils were not to be removed. They were 4+ “kissing” tonsils, the size of two golf balls, and he was choking 12 times every hour.  I recommended surgery. His mother asked about alternative options. I mentioned CPAP and functional dental appliances as alternative options.  Shaking her head, she asked, […]

Read My Interview On Sleep-Apnea-Guide.com

  Remy Thierry of Sleep-Apnea-Guide.com recently interviewed me about various topics, including: How I became interested in sleep apnea surgery Why modern humans have obstructive sleep apnea How do I choose which treatment option to recommend? Which surgical option is right for you if CPAP doesn’t work? How to find a good sleep apnea surgeon. Sleep-apnea-guide.com is […]

Finding the Right Surgeon: 8 Questions to Ask Before Sleep Apnea Surgery

Reposting from June 29, 2015

One of the most common requests I get is for a referral to a sleep apnea surgeon, particularly if they live in another state. Just like giving a referral for a lawyer or a plumber, there are a number of issues to consider. Some people don’t have access to any surgeons that perform sleep apnea […]

Podcast #13: How To Find A Good Sleep Apnea Surgeon

In this episode, I answer one of the most common questions I get, which is: “Can You refer me to a good sleep apnea surgeon in my area?” Kathy and I will provide 4 questions you should be asking your surgeon, as well as 4 that you shouldn’t.  Download MP3 RSS Feed (http://breathesleepfeelbetter.libsyn.com/rss) Show Notes […]