5 Surprising Facts About Your Thyroid And Sleep [Podcast 84]

thyroid disease

In this episode, Kathy and I will talk about thyroid diseases, a very common condition that’s not often addressed when you are seen for a sleep problem. Download mp3  |  Subscribe Show Notes: Hypothyroidism Hyperthyroidism Hashimotos thyroiditis Graves disease Autoimmune thyroiditis The Thyroid Diet Revolution: Manage Your Master Gland of Metabolism for Lasting Weight Loss […]

Fluoride: Friend or Foe? [Podcast 74]

Toothpaste with fluoride

In this episode, Kathy and I will be talking about a controversial issue, which is the topic of fluoride in our water supply, food, and even our medications. For a more detailed article about the potential dangers of fluoride, click here. During this discussion, we will reveal: How and why fluoride was added to our […]

Fluoride: Friend or Foe?

brushing teeth with fluoride toothpaste

In the 2006 cult classic movie Idiocracy, the main character Joe Bauers takes part in a secret military hibernation experiment, but wakes up 500 years later into a dystopian world where commercialism and anti-intellectualism have run rampant, with IQ rates that have plummeted. He is found to be the smartest person in the world and […]

How Sleep Affects Your Hormones [Podcast 67]

In this episode, Kathy and I will talk about a very common topic, hormones. In particular, how lack of sleep can negatively affect all your hormones, which can potentially aggravate weight gain, poor energy, and increased stress. Download mp3  |  Subscribe |  Transcript Shownotes Hormones covered: Thyroid Estrogen and progesterone Cortisol Melatonin Atrial natriuretic peptide […]

Why UARS is Harder to To Treat Than Sleep Apnea

Almost routinely, I see patients who repeatedly stop breathing at night but don’t have any significant apneas on sleep studies. Jennifer was told by her husband that she choked multiple times at night with frequent arousals. But her apnea hypopnea index (AHI) on her in-lab sleep study was 1.0, well below the 5.0 threshold needed for […]