Sleep and CPAP Adherence

My doctor diagnosed me with sleep apnea and has recommended that I begin CPAP treatment. What kind of adjustment...
Signs and symptoms of sleep apnea in adults

Sleep Apnea and Sleep

Sleep Apnea Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a common and potentially serious sleep disorder...

CDC Study Shows Association Between Depression and Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea and other symptoms of OSA are associated with probable major depression, regardless of factors like weight,...

Compare Different Sleep Aids

Sleep aids fall into the following categories Benzodiazepines are sedating because they enhance the action of GABA, a neurotransmitter that...

Losing Weight with Sleep Apnea

What are the typical behavioral and psychological factors that contribute to weight gain? Everything revolves around food. Every time we...

Ask The Expert: Can Exercise Help with Excessive Sleepiness?

This "Ask The Expert" is courtesy of Barbara Phillips, MD, MSPH, FCCP. Exercise of any sort has generally been shown...

Sleep Apnea and Heart Disease

Dr. Virend K. SomersWhat is the connection between sleep apnea and heart disease? The connection between sleep apnea and heart...

The Link Between Sleep Apnea and Teeth Grinding

Waking up with tired, tight jaw muscles or sensitive teeth could be a sign that you grind or clench...

Diet, Exercise and Sleep

For years your doctor, your mom and your friend who goes to the gym multiple times a week have...

Past, Present and Future of CPAP

Colin Sullivan, M.B.B.S., Ph.D, FRACPColin Sullivan, M.B.B.S., Ph.D, FRACP – the inventor of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) – received...

What Can You Do to Promote Good Dental Health

Because infectious diseases are frequently transmitted via touch, hand hygiene is an important first line of defense against the spread of infections in dental...