Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome [Ask Dr. Park]

Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome is commonly missed or even dismissed by many doctors as a source of your chronic fatigue or poor sleep. Dr. Park explains what UARS is and answers your live questions.  Download mp3 My interview with Dr. Christian Guilleminault on UARS My interview with Dr. Barry Krakow on ASV for UARS Discover […]

Use Your COMPASS to Overcome Sleep Apnea

One of the most common questions I get asked by patients is, “what’s the best treatment for sleep apnea.?” In my mind, it’s like asking “what’s the best type of car to get?” Ultimately, it depends. People prefer different cars for different reasons. In the same way, there are various ways of treating obstructive sleep […]

UARS: The Hidden Sleep Condition

You’ve gained some weight over the years and you’re just not sleeping well. Your husband says you’ve begun snoring. You know that your father has obstructive sleep apnea and is doing well with CPAP. You mention this to your doctor and she orders a sleep study. The sleep study comes back completely normal. Now what? […]

The 5 Dangers of Benign Snoring

Snoring is so common these days that it’s synonymous with sleep. In the movies or on TV, a sleeping person is depicted with snoring sounds. Even in the comics, the ZZZZZZZZs that you see coming from the sleeper may signify snoring.   Within the sleep community, we often use the term benign snoring to mean […]

Is the XMRV the True Cause Of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

Researchers and the media are buzzing with the recent finding that a retrovirus called XMRV is found in 95% of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) sufferers, compared with only 3.7% in controls. For CFS sufferers, this further legitimizes the condition, whereas skeptics state that there’s no proof that the virus causes the symptoms, and that more […]