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 […]

Fatigue And Multiple Sclerosis, Along With UARS

There are probably a thousand different reasons for someone to be tired. Many people with neurologic conditions tend to report being overly tired. Not too surprisingly, fatigue was found to be reported as the first symptom with multiple sclerosis (MS), long before the first signs of MS show up. We know that MS is an […]

The Connection Between MS And Fatigue

It’s a given that if you have multiple sclerosis (MS), you’ll be tired all the time. It’s thought to be a normal part of having this condition, just like many other chronic medical conditions. But here’s an interesting study that suggests that fatigue can precede MS by up to 3 years. The researchers found that many […]

Expert Interview: Dr. Mack Jones on Neurologic Complications of Sleep Apnea

In this month’s Expert Interview, I talk with Dr. Mack Jones, neurologist, sleep physician, and author of the book, Deadly Sleep: Is Your Sleep Killing You? about some of the major neurologic complications of obstructive sleep apnea. In this fascinating and provocative discussion, Dr. Jones and I talk about: – How sleep apnea can cause […]

Ask Dr. Park: Neurologic Complications of Sleep Apnea

We already know that obstructive sleep apnea can cause stroke, but can it can also cause central sleep apnea, MS, or even Alzheimer’s? How can it lead to various other unexpected conditions such as ADHD, migraines, headaches, dizziness, lightheadedness, various stomach ailments, and even ringing, hearing loss, or vertigo? Please click here to purchase the […]