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August 2015

Sleep for Your Waist – a Study in Journal Sleep

Sleep for Your Waist – a Study in Journal Sleep Studies have shown that the insufficient sleep leads to weight gain. Dr. Sperry and colleagues reviewed 23 studies of 56,259 adults and reported (August edition of SLEEP) that there indeed exists a significant, inverse relationship between sleep duration and waist circumference.  It is a huge problem. In the United States in 2001, […]

To Reduce the Complications, Tell Anesthesiologist if You Snore – a Study in SLEEP

To Reduce the Complications, Tell Anesthesiologist if You Snore – a Study in SLEEP Dr. Abdelsattar and his colleagues at University of Michigan studied the impact of untreated Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) on Cardiopulmonary Complications during surgery and published their findings in the journal SLEEP (Volume 38 Issue 08.) Of 26,842 patients they studied, 2,646 […]

HuffPost Went into People’s Bedroom to Take Pictures!

HuffPost Went into People’s Bedroom to Take Pictures! Are we ever really aware of all the things we do when we’re sound asleep at night? HuffPost Lifestyle set out to answer that very question and gained permission from 15 people to let us bring a camera into their bedrooms and capture exactly what happens when they […]

“No Skin Irritation” Nasal Mask – PICO from Phillips Respironics

“No Skin Irritation” Nasal Mask – PICO from Phillips Respironics

What is Your Favorite Oral Appliance? Why?

What is Your Favorite Oral Appliance? Why? A question for my dental sleep medicine colleagues helping patients with sleep apnea; what is your favorite oral appliance and why?