Why You Can’t Think If You Can’t Sleep [Podcast 33]

You may have experienced forgetting things once in a while, but for some people, it’s a common occurrence. Some of you are in a constant state of brain fog, struggling to think clearly. In this episode, Kathy and will talk about various reasons that can lead to sleep deprivation, and ultimately, to memory problems and brain fog.  […]

Arthritis and Sleep Apnea

Jane Brody from the New York Times just published an article on osteoarthritis and the high rate of knee replacement procedures. There are many effective ways of treating arthritis, but one thing that most doctors never consider when treating this condition is obstructive sleep apnea. A study in 2009 from the Mayo Clinic showed that […]

Did My Father Die From Sleep Apnea?

My father died a few months ago from metastatic prostate cancer. Looking back on the series of events that occurred before his death, I’m wondering if it was really from Alzheimer’s Disease aggravated by sleep apnea. Let me explain… About 4 weeks before his death, my father was a vibrant and young 78. He took […]

Can Sleep Apnea Cause Psoriasis?

How is psoriasis connected to obstructive sleep apnea? You may think I'm crazy for even making the suggestion, but if you look at the studies, the results don't lie—you just have to connect the dots. I've always wondered about this link, since almost every known medical condition is proven to be or possibly associated with […]

Can Sleep Apnea Raise Your Cholesterol Levels?

There's been a lot of press coverage about good and bad cholesterol, as well as studies about various medications that are used to lower high cholesterol levels. The problem with the one variable paradigm of medicine is that illness is not solely a function of one elevated blood test finding. There are hundreds, if not […]