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Could a Simple Procedure Be the Key to Treating Snoring?

David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S. | Posted 06.18.2011 | Home
David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S.

The Pillar Procedure is a minimally invasive, simple and safe treatment for snoring and mild to moderate snoring, including snoring caused by Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) in many patients.

Can Your Brain Learn To Help You Sleep Better?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

It's pretty amazing what the brain can learn to do, even while we're asleep.The researchers from suggest that the brains of people with sleep apnea are using the negative effects of OSA to learn to breathe more deeply and effectively.

Driver Fatigue Brought To Light In NYC Bus Crash Investigation

David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S.

There is no question that even if fatigue wasn't the cause of this crash, it is a major cause of crashes -- not just for buses, but for trucks, airplanes, trains and boating accidents, as well.

The Dangers of Snoring

David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S.

Our spouses and children recognize the symptoms, even when they don't know the cause. They all agree: We need a good night's sleep!

Snoring: Nuisance Or Serious Health Problem?

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Whether it's a loud sawing or one of those grating, breathy affairs, snoring can be irritating for both snorer and significant other alike. So irritat...

Snoring Could Indicate Metabolic Syndrome

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Metabolic Syndrome is the name for a group of risk factors that has been linked to obesity, and that can increase the risk for heart disease, diabetes and stroke (it has also been labeled syndrome X.)

Snoring And Sleep Problems Could Signal Heart Disease

Health.com | Amanda Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

People who snore loudly, have difficulty falling asleep, or often wake up feeling tired may have more to worry about than dozing off at work. A new ...

Link Between Sleep Apnea and Eye Disorders

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Like severe back pain or stomach flu, your world can stop dead in its tracks when you've got an distressing eye disorder. What if the problem in your eyes were associated with your sleep habits?

Sleep Apnea: The Not So Silent Killer

Dr. Najeeb Zuberi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Najeeb Zuberi

If you or your sleep partner snores, you may be suffering from a more serious and potentially life threatening health issue--sleep apnea.

The British Are Sleepless, Too

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Americans aren't the only ones complaining of poor sleep, no sleep, and abysmal bed partners. News just hit that the majority of British are losing ground on the war against insomnia, too.

Chinese Man Stabbed To Death For Snoring

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — A Chinese college student fed up with his roommate's snoring, has confessed to stabbing him to death in the middle of the night. Zhao...

Why Sleeping Separately Is Good For Some Relationships

Sophie Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sophie Keller

If there is any form of incompatibility -- they snore, hog the sheets or keep you up in any other way -- and you've tried everything to remedy the situation, then you might want to think of sleeping in separate rooms.

Sleep Apnea: Is Your Snoring Problem Benign Or Deadly?

Dana Ullman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana Ullman

Although people do not commonly talk about snoring or sleep apnea, it is so common today that it exists in epidemic proportions. Approximately 20 million Americans suffer from it.

When Power Snoring Exceeds A Power Saw

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

This month a British woman has been recorded as one of her country's loudest snorers. Her snore is so loud that from a decibel standpoint, it's louder than a jet plane!

The Secret to a Happy Marriage (and Healthy Self): Separate Beds? I Doubt it!

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

I have saved more marriages as a sleep specialist than I probably would have as a marital therapist, just by getting people back in bed, sleeping together!

What To Do If Your Partner's Snoring Is Keeping You Up At Night

nytimes.com | Tara Parker-Pope | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

After writing this week about the link between marriage and better sleep, I heard from several skeptical readers who were the long-suffering bed partn...

The (Un)Lucky Snorers Burn More Calories

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

If you knew that snoring allows you to burn hundreds of more calories a night than a non-snorer, would you like to find a way to pick up the habit? I thought so.

Snorers Burn More Calories

BBC NEWS | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

People with bedtime snoring and breathing problems may be using up far more calories while they sleep. Those with the worst sleep apnoea symptoms b...

Will Your Kids Snore When They Grow Up?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

We all like to think of our kids as semi-perfect little beings, and that we can control their development and maturation to some degree. It's a well-d...

How Happy Is Your Home? 5 Tips To Sleeping Apart

Sophie Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sophie Keller

This week we continue with the theme of snoring and what happens if you're completely compatible with your partner by day and incompatible by night? Y...

Attention Jet Setters Who Snore

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Air travel just got more dangerous. A new report just came out indicating that flying strains the hearts of people with sleep apnea.

Could Your Partner's Snoring Kill You?

The Daily Mail | Jenny Hope | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The rasping, rattling sound effects have been the cause of many a bust-up in the bedroom the following morning. But research suggests that noisy snor...

How To Stop Snoring

Slate | Chip Brantley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

According to the American Academy of Otolaryngology, 45 percent of "normal adults" snore occasionally and 25 percent snore every night. Most snoring i...