The Single Most Important Advice I Give To Patients

The New York Times confirmed what I’ve been telling patients for years—that eating within 3-4 hours of bedtime can promote acid reflux. What the journalist didn’t mention was the fact that acid reflux and obstructive sleep apnea go hand in hand. Here’s what I wrote in reply to his article: Having heartburn at night also means […]

Can Sleep Apnea Cause Hiatal Hernias?

Someone emailed me in response to my comment that hiatal hernias may be related to sleep apnea. He basically said that my ideas were nonsense. Here’s what I wrote back: “Thanks for taking time to comment. I did mention that it’s a hypothesis, and yet to be proven. In my opinion, a hiatal hernia is […]