Category Archives: Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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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Sleep Apnea and Hypertension

Sleep apnea could contribute to hard-to-treat hypertension according to a preliminary research conducted on 248 patients. Our findings suggest that severe OSA contributes to poor blood pressure control despite aggressive medication use,” Harneet Walia, MD, study author and assistant professor … Continue reading

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Improved Behavior in Children with Sleep Apnea

Children with sleep apnea  who had had Adenotonsilloctomy had a noticeable improvement in behavior, quality of life alongside other symptoms – compared to other kids treated with “watchful waiting” and supportive care.  A new study was conducted  on 464 kids … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea Explained

Dr Popper explains causes associated with  and treatments for obstructive sleep apnea: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-FDF4G3XzQ&list=PLA69012F88AC0F01F Tweet This Post

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Asthma Linked to Sleep Apnea

For every five years that a person has asthma the risk of developing sleep apnea raises by 10 % – according to a research conducted by researchers at the University of Wisconsin .  The research was funded by the National … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea : How Is It Diagnosed

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The Treatment of Sleep Apnea by a Dentist

Dr Mark Laska, of Mid Wilshire Dental Care in Los Angeles, explains how dentists diagnose and treat sleep apnea.  SleepBetter.tv interviews Dr Laska about sleep disorders and treatment of sleep apnea.  Watch http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMtNvGQDVc8&list=UU8AczokDXpE3F09NLoXgB7g&index=1&feature=plcp Tweet This Post

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