Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Intracranial Pressure (Part 2)

Guest blog by Deborah Wardly, MD Previously I blogged about the relationship between intracranial hypertension and obstructive sleep apnea, and pointed out the similarity between the signs and symptoms of upper airway resistance syndrome (UARS), obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and those of intracranial hypertension. Intracranial hypertension is characterized by headaches, fatigue, dizziness/vertigo, ringing in the ears […]

Another Possible Explanation for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Almost every week, I see young patients that come in who complain of severe fatigue, poor concentration and various aches and pains, despite 10 to 12 hours of sleep. In many cases they’ve undergone extensive testing, and even with sleep studies showing that they don’t have obstructive sleep apnea. However, in many of these patients, I […]

Brain Damage in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Sleep Apnea

There are a lot of controversial theories about the origins of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), and even more recommendations on how it can be treated. One particular explanation is that people with CFS have some sort of brain dysfunction, which disrupts how it regulates the body’s nervous, metabolic, and hormonal systems. A recent study confirmed […]

From Fatigued to Fabulous! A Special Interview with Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum

Please join me on Tuesday, September 15th at 8PM Eastern when I’ll interview Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum, one of the world’s leading experts on chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia. Dr. Teitelbaum is the author of the best-selling book, From Fatigued to Fantastic!, and has appeared on Good Morning America, CNN and Fox News Channel and is a frequent […]