Why I Prefer Meditation Over a Nap | Yatin J. Patel All my life, I have taken naps to fight off those deadly afternoon lulls. I have encouraged my staff to do the same in the nap room at our clinic. The studies indeed have shown that a 15 minutes nap can give alertness lasting […]
Persistent Depression Despite CPAP? Treat Daytime Sleepiness. Untreated sleep apnea is associated with depression symptoms. The treatment with CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) improves these symptoms in most, but not all patients. In this multicenter prospective cohort study published in January 2014 CHEST journal, researchers evaluated 300 patients with OSAHS and depressive symptoms. After an […]
7 Tips for an Alert, Energetic, & Enjoyable Monday | SnoozeClinic.com Have you noticed how sleepy, tired, lethargic, and complacent you feel on Mondays? Medical studies indeed have shown reduced productivity and increased errors on Mondays secondary to disrupted sleep schedule on weekends. Here is how you can enjoy and excel at work even on […]
Are You Awake Yet? I Don’t Think So! Several years ago, a patient surprised me, and the staff, “Doc, this is the first time I came to your clinic. I wasn’t here last week.” He, in fact, was seen at the clinic the prior week (he had filled out all the necessary paperwork and had a progress […]
Sleep Doc’s 5 Tips if You Feel Sleepy Despite Using CPAP Every Night A great majority of my patients feel more alert and energetic when they start using CPAP, but a substantial number of patients do continue to feel “no different than before.” If you happen to fall in the later group, follow these tips […]
Can 6 hours’ Sleep be Better than 10 hours’ Sleep?