Category Archives: CPAP Machines

Sleep Apnea Questions Answered by Dr Steven Park

Dr Park answers 13 of his audiences questions regarding sleep, sleep apnea and you can listen to his comments and download them. Listen to Dr Park’s comments to questions Dr Park has been practicing and specializes in Sleep disorders. Tweet … Continue reading

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Snoring, Sleep Apnea and Remedies

Heavy snoring could be a sign of sleep apnea amongst other symptoms.  It happens when air flows past relaxed tissues in the back of the throat. One in three men and one in four women do it, according to Statistics … Continue reading

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Implant Helps Sleep Apnea Patients

An implanted device could reduce  sleep apnea symptoms by 70% according to a study reported in the New England Journal of Medicine . The device is called UAS ( Upper Airway Stimulation) and it works by stimulating the tongue,  which … Continue reading

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Smartphones and Sleep

If you have a smartphone it’s probably disrupting your sleep .  The strength of the bright  light emitting from the smartphone or other device could be interfering with melatonin – a hormone that helps control the natural sleep-wake cycle . … Continue reading

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Expert Interview about CPAP Machines

Join online Dr Steven Park interviewing Dr Ira Shapira, the founder of  IHateCPAP.com. When: 23 October 2012 , 8 pm EST. Where: Register Online  http://doctorstevenpark.com/expert-interview-dr-ira-shapira-founder-of-ihatecpap-com Topic: Reasons why people hate the CPAP machine and what to do about it. By … Continue reading

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CPAP May Also Help Hypertension

221 recently diagnosed  sleep apnea patients who also had hypertension or diabetes  were prescribed the  CPAP therapy for the treatment of their sleep apnea.  The results of the study were published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine http://www.aasmnet.org/JCSM/ViewAbstract.aspx?pid=28666 Three … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea Therapy Not to Be Interrupted

Researchers suggest that you continue and maintain any sleep apnea therapies you follow even after you have had bariatric surgery or weight loss. The majority of patients under observation for study still needed their CPAP machines despite having lost weight … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea Symptoms Under-reported by Commercial Drivers

A recent study found that commercial drivers with sleep apnea under-scored their sleepiness level for fear of losing their jobs.  The drivers received less treatment with their CPAP machines but had more visits to the clinic for treatment of their … Continue reading

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Daytime Sleepiness linked to Obesity and Depression

Dr Alexandros Vgontzas, Psychiatry  Professor at Penn State University , concludes that daytime tiredness is linked to obesity and depression.  Around one-fifth of the adult population of America suffer from this. Among this group, depression and waist circumference were the … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea and NFL Vikings on 24 June in Minneapolis

“Tackling Sleep Apnea”  is a free public event which will enable the public a free in-home sleep testing and sleep apnea treatments. The Minneapolis venue is the kickstart of a national campaign events. Former Minneapolis Vikings players Chuck Foreman, Carl … Continue reading

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