Back to the Basics: The Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome [Podcast 40]

In this episode, Kathy and I will talk about upper airway resistance syndrome, or UARS, as part of our “Back to the Basics” series.  If you’re sick and tired of being sick and tired, you must listen to this recording. In this discussion, we cover the following: What is UARS and how is it different from […]

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What To Do When You're Sick and Tired This Winter

It’s that time of the year again: cold and flu season. I just did a radio interview for Let’s Get Healthy! (KJCE, Austin, TX) talking about ways to avoid getting the cold or flu this season. In contrast to the typical advice that’s given for these type of interviews, I presented a radically different way of […]

An Out-Of-The Box Explanation For Chronic Stress

Here’s a very good story about one of my past guest interviewees, Dr. Avram Gold. Sleep Review Magazine published an interesting article that reviews Dr. Gold’s controversial work on functional somatic syndromes (depression, anxiety, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, insomnia, Raynaud’s syndrome, RLS, hypothyroidism, IBS, etc.) and upper airway resistance syndrome.  It’s a fascinating discussion about how […]

Podcast 12: 7 Good Reasons to Consider Surgery for Your Sleep Apnea

There comes a time when you have to say, “enough is enough.” You’ve gone through 3 different masks, CPAP, APAP and 2 dental appliances. You also tried chin straps to keep your mouth closed along with your oral appliance and CPAP, all together. Some of you can’t even keep CPAP on for more than one hour. […]

Podcast #8: The 8 Reasons Why Dental Appliances May Not Work For Your Sleep Apnea

If you tuned in to our last episode,  I talked about the 7 reasons why oral appliances may be a good option for those of you with obstructive sleep apnea, and in today’s episode, we’re going to talk about the 8 reason why you may not want to consider oral appliances for sleep apnea. It’s challenging to find a qualified dentist for every […]