Why Do I Always Wake Up After 5 hours of sleep?

Julia was at wit’s end. She has been suffering from insomnia for the past 10 years, since she entered menopause. She keeps waking up after 5 hours, despite trying every over-the-counter and prescription medication available. She has no trouble falling asleep, but is not able to stay asleep for more than 5 hours, typically waking up […]

Podcast #001: Why Only Humans Have Sleep Apnea

Podcast #001 Show Notes Welcome to the relaunching of my Breathe Better, Sleep Better, Live Better podcast. In this episode, I will reveal: 1.  Why only humans have sleep apnea2.  How you can choke and die3.  5 simple things you can do to sleep better tonight. Download the PDF of the slides here. Download the MP3 […]

Why Speech is the Achilles’ Heel of the Human Race

Here’s an article that I wrote which was published this week on KevinMD, one of the most popular online physician blog sites. It’s called “Why Speech is the Achilles’ Heel of the Human Race.  Whether you like it or hate it, please leave a comment below.

Why Humans Choke and Die: A Link to Sleep Apnea

It may be a surprise to you that of all the mammals in the world, only humans can choke and die. I'm sure there may be rare exceptions to this fact, but nearly 2800 people die every year in this country from choking. Far greater numbers of choking without dying are seen in ERs every […]