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Why A Sleep Apnea Diagnosis May Save Your Life

Posted 02.03.2014 | Healthy Living

By Yoni Freedhoff for U.S. News It's one of the most underdiagnosed conditions around, and I'd argue that, in a sense, the diagnosis of sleep apnea...

Is Snoring This Dangerous?

Posted 02.06.2013 | Healthy Living

Snoring was once seen as little more than a bedroom annoyance. But now, research suggests that sawing logs could actually be hurting our hearts. Dr...

The Biggest Sleep Stories Of 2012: Part II

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 03.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

As we close in on a new year, we're taking a look back at some of the most interesting, thought-provoking sleep stories of the year just ending. Here are my picks for the second half of 2012.

The Biggest Sleep Stories Of 2012: Part I

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

2012 was bursting with great sleep stories that revealed the power of sleep to enhance our health and well-being. Here are my picks for the sleep stories of 2012 -- along with suggestions for ways you can bring the benefits of the latest in sleep science to your everyday life.

Stop Ignoring This Treatable Sleep Problem

Amer Khan, M.D. | Posted 01.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Amer Khan, M.D.

Snoring is an alarm. In general, the louder the alarm, the bigger the problem. If an alarm is going off, do you ignore it, turn it off or try to find out why it's going off?

The Craziest Things Couples Have Tried To Get Better Sleep

Posted 10.29.2012 | Healthy Living

In theory, sleeping next to a warm body can provide feelings of comfort, safety and security. But in practice, maybe one bed partner is a snorer, or a...

How To Stop Sleep Problems From Ruining Your Marriage

Posted 11.05.2012 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul His snoring, snuggling and shifting are keeping you up all night. Follow these strategies to get your rest without getting rid of h...

Sleep Apnea in Women: More Common Than We Thought?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Sleep apnea has traditionally -- and erroneously -- been seen as a "men's disorder." The truth is, obstructive sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder among women. And a new study indicates that the frequency of sleep apnea among women may be higher than we previously believed.

Searching For A Snoring Solution

Posted 07.25.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Kathy Mandry Is there a cure? A loud, chronic snorer investigates all her options It’s bedtime. I slip into my ...

To Sleep, Perchance to Snore

Judy Bolton-Fasman | Posted 09.22.2012 | Fifty
Judy Bolton-Fasman

This wasn't the first night I've slept on the floor of a hotel bathroom.

Couple Sleep Is Best -- Here's How To Make It Even Better!

Dr. Robert Oexman | Posted 08.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Robert Oexman

Snoring is the No. 1 factor that leads to partner disturbance as ribs are poked and shoulders are punched to force the offending partner roll over. Here are five tips to solve mild to moderate snoring.

PHOTOS: 11 Celebrities Who Snore

Posted 05.23.2012 | Healthy Living

Roughly 90 million Americans snore, and 37 million snore regularly, according to the National Sleep Foundation. That chainsaw noise is a result of ...

How To Sleep Peacefully With Your Mate

Tracey Marks, M.D. | Posted 07.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Tracey Marks, M.D.

While the media presents images of loving couples sleeping contentedly in each other's arms all night long, for many the reality is much different.

New Study: Health Effects of Sleep Apnea Evident After One Month

David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S. | Posted 07.04.2012 | Healthy Living
David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S.

Sleep apnea and other sleep-related disorders are prevalent in our society, and people need to wake up to the symptoms and risks associated with them.

Earth Night: How Green Is Your Sleep?

Rubin Naiman, Ph.D. | Posted 06.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Rubin Naiman, Ph.D.

This week, we celebrate the heightened awareness and many major environmental initiatives promoted by Earth Day. But, what about Earth Night?

The Link Between Silent Stroke And Sleep Apnea

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 05.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

The news that sleep apnea is a risk factor for stroke isn't new. We've known for some time that sleep apnea is associated with elevated risk of stroke. But this new research shows just how common sleep apnea is among stroke sufferers.

Catherine Pearson

When Bed Is A Battlefield: How You And Your Partner Can Sleep In Sync For A Better Night

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 02.14.2012 | Healthy Living

Janelle's husband is a sleep talker. The 30-year-old teacher says her partner and bedmate, Christopher, regularly wakes her in the middle of the n...

INFOGRAPHIC: Are Your Sleep Types Compatible?

The Huffington Post | Laura Schocker | Posted 03.31.2012 | Healthy Living

Insomniacs, cover hogs and night owls, oh my! While most love stories end with the 'happily ever after' of blissful cohabitation, the reality is th...

7 Tips For A Better Night's Sleep

Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. | Posted 03.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D.

Having difficulties falling asleep or staying asleep? Here are some tips to help you get a good night's rest.

He Isn't The Only One Snoring

Fifty Is The New Forty | Posted 12.11.2011 | Fifty

Men snore—not women! Admit it: when you think of a snorer, you picture a large man with a beer belly and an irate wife. That is the image that ca...

How Snoring Can Wreak Havoc On A Marriage

David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S. | Posted 12.03.2011 | Healthy Living
David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S.

The snoring spouse who feels "dragged" to the doctor's office is resentful that his or her snoring problem can't be left alone. The spouse that does the dragging-in is frustrated and tired.

The Sleep Habit That Can Ruin Your Summer Vacation

David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S. | Posted 08.24.2011 | Healthy Living
David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S.

Unfortunately, if you're one of the 50 million Americans who snore, sharing close quarters with extended family and friends can not only be embarrassing, but put a damper on the entire vacation.

Could Sleep Deprivation Be Changing Your Child's Personality?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 08.06.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

It's becoming more widely known that sleep disordered breathing leads to poor behavior in children. Estimates show that as many of 25 percent of chil...

How To Stop Snoring

Posted 08.02.2011 | Healthy Living

Snoring is a common phenomenon in American bedrooms -- roughly 90 million adults in the U.S. are affected, according to the National Sleep Foundation,...

Sleep Apnea And Snoring: What's The Difference?

Ruben Cohen, D.D.S. | Posted 07.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Ruben Cohen, D.D.S.

While someone who snores may also suffer from sleep apnea, not all patient with sleep apnea snore. This means that even though you do not snore, it does not mean that you do not have sleep apnea.