Commitment and Consistency: Sleep Apnea In The Medical Community

With all the studies linking untreated obstructive sleep apnea with heart disease, car accidents, high blood pressure, depression, stroke, and various other common medical conditions, it’s surprising to me that not more doctors are looking for or screening for a condition that exists in 24% of all men and 9% of all women. We screen […]

Mandatory Sleep Apnea Screening for Everyone?

This is an incredible story, but unfortunately, it probably happens more often than you think. The NTSB (National Transportation and Safety Board) recently investigated a Hawaiian airline incident where both pilots fell asleep and missed their destination by 18 minutes. Air traffic control was able to wake up the pilots, who turned around and landed […]