Guidelines for Better Sleep During a Pandemic

Everyone is experiencing this pandemic differently. For some, working from home and having to home-school children means that they're busier than usual. For others, being furloughed or watching loved ones who are "essential" go out day after day means that they're feeling anxious about the future.  Many of us are waking up at night [...]

Got AFib? You May Have OSA

Got AFib? You May Have OSA Somewhere between 2.7 to 6.1 million people in the United States have AFib — atrial fibrillation. And there are 25 million adult Americans with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Every week I feel like a solid 1 percent of them walk into my office with both heart arrhythmia and OSA [...]

You Can’t Take a Vacation From Sleep Apnea

You Can’t Take a Vacation From Sleep Apnea Americans took 2.1 billion trips for business or pleasure in 2014. That’s a lot of time away from the comforts of home. For people with sleep apnea, travel creates the dilemma of what to do about their CPAP (continuous positive air pressure) machines: Do I lug [...]

Better Sleep And Better Health For Those Who Serve

Better Sleep And Better Health For Those Who Serve If you Google “sleep disorders” or “sleep + health risks” you’ll find that the sleep medicine community and the media produce a wealth of coverage on the negative health impacts of poor or inadequate sleep. Browse around and you’ll discover that sleep deprivation and untreated sleep [...]

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