7 Unexpected Reasons For Your Stuffy Nose

I can guarantee that everyone has experienced a stuffy or clogged nose at least once in his or her lifetime. But if your nose is partially or fully blocked all the time, then it’s a problem that you likely want to deal with. The most common reasons for a stuffy nose include the common cold, […]

ADHD, Dropping Grades, Bedwetting? It Could Be Poor Sleep and Breathing

It’s estimated that 22 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea. As many as 25% of children have it. Sleep apnea can cause high blood pressure, heart attacks, stroke, diabetes, cognitive impairment, depression, poor performance in school and headaches. Do you have any of these health issues that your doctor can’t seem to find a cause […]

The Mouth Taping Controversy For Better Sleep

Does It Work And Is It Safe?

My wife Kathy keeps making fun of me for using tape to fix all of life’s problems. For example, I take black electrical tape with me while traveling to cover up all electronic LED lights at night to sleep better. I have to admit that I’ve used duct tape on a number of occasions for […]

Can CPAP Make You Gain Weight?

Scanning through my daily schedule of patients, I noticed Mr. Johnson was on the schedule. I have been following him for over 10 years since diagnosing and prescribing CPAP for his severe obstructive sleep apnea. I last saw him 3 years ago. He was faithful in using his CPAP 100% of the time, and his […]

5 Unexpected Causes of Autoimmunity

Jennifer had tried everything to get rid of her psoriasis. She made major changes tp her diet and lifestyle with only modest improvements in the red, scaly patches on her hands and elbows. A 45 year old woman with 2 school-aged children, she always wore long-sleeved shirts, even in the summer. Powerful prescriptions medications did […]