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Sleep Apnea

Snoring Sucks: 6 Couples Sound Off About This Noisy Nuisance

Katy Osborne | Posted 02.07.2017 | Healthy Living

Imagine one minute that you’re soaring through dreamland, on the back of a magical dragon no less, and the next, you’re jerked awake by what sound...

So THIS Is How You Know If You're Getting Enough Sleep

The Huffington Post | Sarah Digiulio | Posted 02.02.2017 | Healthy Living

A good night’s sleep is about way more than just clocking seven to nine hours in bed each night. And now, experts in sleep medicine and other health...

Marijuana Eases Pain, But Jury's Out On Other Health Benefits, Scientists Say

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 01.13.2017 | Healthy Living

Marijuana has proved to be a powerful aid in easing chronic pain and helping battle nausea, but results are mixed or largely inconclusive on other hea...

These Gadgets Are Designed To Save Your Sleep

The Huffington Post | Sarah Digiulio | Posted 01.09.2017 | Healthy Living

The rules about technology and sleep used to be so simple: Don’t mix them. Research has shown (fairly conclusively) that blue light from smartphone...

When FOMO Causes You To Move In Slo-Mo

American Sleep Association | Posted 11.28.2016 | Healthy Living
American Sleep Association

Huffington Post is proud to partner with American Sleep Association (ASA) to promote sleep awareness. Tips for Promoting Healthy Sleep in Teenagers ...

Changing Bad Sleep Habits

American Sleep Association | Posted 11.22.2016 | Healthy Living
American Sleep Association

Huffington Post is proud to partner with American Sleep Association (ASA) to promote sleep awareness. Did you ever notice that when you're exhauste...

Are You Getting Older - Or Are You Getting Sleep Apnea?

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 11.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

By Brandon R. Peters, MD As my 81-year-old grandma likes to remind me on occasion, "It's hell to get old." More than a nuisance, the cumulative dec...

Let's Teach Our Children About Sleep

American Sleep Association | Posted 10.21.2016 | Healthy Living
American Sleep Association

Huffington Post is proud to partner with American Sleep Association (ASA) to promote sleep awareness. As we gain a better understanding of the impo...

What is Sleep Apnea? 8 Common Questions

American Sleep Association | Posted 10.19.2016 | Healthy Living
American Sleep Association

Huffington Post is proud to partner with American Sleep Association (ASA) to promote sleep awareness. Sleep apnea is a disorder characterized by br...

The Surprise Risk Factor In Sleep Apnea? Your Ethnicity

Ulysses J. Magalang | Posted 10.04.2016 | Science
Ulysses J. Magalang

Obstructive sleep apnea can have a notable impact on brain health. In reducing the quantity of oxygen the brain receives during sleep, sleep apnea can...

7 Reasons Why You Can't Stay Asleep

American Sleep Association | Posted 09.26.2016 | Healthy Living
American Sleep Association

Adequate sleep is supposed to leave you feeling refreshed and ready to start your day. But if your sleep is interrupted, you're likely to feel fatigued and sleepy the next day. So what gives? There are several factors that may interfere with getting your zzz's including the following:

Why Do I Need A CPAP Machine?

American Sleep Association | Posted 09.23.2016 | Healthy Living
American Sleep Association

If you have OSA and are supposed to wear a CPAP machine, skipping out on it may not seem like a big deal, but there is a good chance not wearing it will lead to more serious health conditions.

Just Pregnancy Tiredness, Or Something Else?

Society for Women's Health Research | Posted 09.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Society for Women's Health Research

By Judette Louis, MD, MPH, University of South Florida, SWHR Interdisciplinary Network on Sleep Member and Yu Sun Bin, PhD, MPH, University of Sydney ...

Becoming A Hosehead: Sleeping My Way To Better Health

Jane Marquardt | Posted 09.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Marquardt

CPAP machines are in the news this month after the New England Journal of Medicine released a study casting doubt on their effectiveness in preventing...

CPAP Doesn't Prevent Cardiovascular Events in Sleep Apnea, According to the NEJM, But Can That Be True?

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 09.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

By Gerard J. Meskill, MD To the many patients who use or have been prescribed CPAP to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), the recently published a...

Is TMJ Disorder Costing You A Good Night's Sleep?

Dr. Mark Duncan DDS, FAGD, DICOI | Posted 08.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Mark Duncan DDS, FAGD, DICOI

Did you know that many patients who suffer from sleep disorders are also dealing with a problem directly related to disorders in their temporomandibular joint (TMJ)?

The $149.6-Billion Reason You Shouldn't Ignore Your Snoring

The Huffington Post | Sarah Digiulio | Posted 08.12.2016 | Healthy Living

Noisy sleepers can be a nuisance for anyone sharing the bed. But snoring might also be a sign of a serious medical disorder that affects more than one...

Research Reveals That Increased Education About Sleep Apnea Leads To Better Outcomes

Harold A. Smith, DDS | Posted 08.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Harold A. Smith, DDS

Sleep-disordered breathing is a problem that should not be taken lightly. In addition to leaving you feeling groggy during the day, untreated sleep di...

Three Trends In Alzheimer's Research Provide Reason For Hope

Howard Fillit, MD | Posted 08.05.2016 | Impact
Howard Fillit, MD

New treatments for Alzheimer's are on the horizon and the pipeline of drugs in development is more diverse than it's ever been.

Sleep is Good for the Waistline

Medical Discovery News | Posted 06.29.2016 | Science
Medical Discovery News

You are likely to have heard Americans are getting fatter. Eating fast and processed foods and a sedentary lifestyle are likely contributors. Today...

An Invention For The Nose Becomes A Better Mouse Trap For Those With Sleep Apnea

Michelle Lovato | Posted 06.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Michelle Lovato

Have you ever been forced to sleep on the couch because the snoring of someone you love is keeping you awake? I have. The couch, and even the bathroo...

10 Experiments At The Forefront Of Sleep Science

Kate Ray | Posted 06.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Kate Ray

As part of the team at Experiment.com, a crowdfunding platform for science, I get to talk to scientists all the time. I've been an insomniac and poor ...

6 Ways to Improve Your Sleep Patterns

Laiza King | Posted 06.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Laiza King

While different people have various methods that help enhance their sleep, here are a few ways to improve your sleep patterns.

Is 'TSD' The New PTSD?

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living

A 39-year-old man with no significant medical history sleepwalks, sleep-talks, and snores loudly. He kicks and punches the air during the night -- an...

The Smart But Easy Guide to Handling Fatigue: 5 Wise Tips

Toby Nwazor | Posted 05.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Toby Nwazor

The entrepreneur and the nine to five worker alike needs a lot of alertness and vigor to be able to be as productive as they are expected to be and hence, we must take handling fatigue seriously.