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  • TV news doctor has sleep apnea, wears CPAP mask nightly

    Aug 07 2015...
    Obstructive sleep apnea is a chronic disease that can attack anyone – even a doctor. As Chief Health Editor for ABC 7 news in Detroit, Dr. Partha Nandi often shares important health advice with viewers. During a recent broadcast he told his personal story of living with sleep apnea. “If you’ve been snoring for a long time, don’t ignore it,” he said. “Get tested to see if you have sleep apnea.” READ MORE>>
  • The ideal Valentine's Day gift: a partner who snores no more

    Feb 11 2014...
    Roses, candy or a candlelit dinner are nice, if uninspired romantic gestures that many of us fall back on during Valentine's Day. Rather than giving another forgettable gift, consider a lifestyle change that will benefit both you and your partner: gaining control of your snoring.

    On Wednesday, Feb. 2, AASM President Dr. M. Safwan Badr will be educating couples on how to reduce their snoring for a better night's sleep and improved help. You and your partner are invited to participate in this pre-Valentine's Day Twitter party, Bring your questions about snoring and sleep to Twitter at 3 p.m. EST on Wednesday and use the hashtag #StopSnoring. READ MORE>>
  • Treat kid’s sleep problems with interdisciplinary approach

    Dec 07 2012...
    Pediatricians and respiratory specialists should work together whenever a sleep problem is suspected in a child, a new study reports. Children with sleep-related breathing problems such as snoring or apnea frequently have behavioral sleep problems such as waking repeatedly. Children with sleep disorders often aren’t evaluated and treated for behavioral sleep problems - and vice versa. READ MORE>>
  • Sleep-disordered breathing and bedwetting could go hand in hand

    Aug 10 2011...
    Does your child have problems wetting the bed at night? Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) could be playing a role. A recent study, conducted on 5-10 year olds, searched for the link between SDB and tonsil and adenoid swelling in children with enuresis (bedwetting). READ MORE>>
  • My Child Snores, is it Sleep Apnea?

    Sep 12 2010...
    Snoring is especially prevalent in adults and a surprising number of their children also “saw logs.” reports between 10 and 20 percent of American children snore. Children in China have similar snoring rates, a study included in the September issue of the journal Chest reports. READ MORE>>
  • Sleep study may be best investment for long-term health

    Oct 09 2008...
    Current economic conditions in the U.S. are forcing many consumers to cut back on health care expenses. Yet sleep experts advise that the cost of a sleep study is a sound investment for millions of people who suffer from a sleep disorder. READ MORE>>
  • The sound of silence: women keep quiet about snoring, sleep apnea

    Aug 13 2007...
    It’s easy for women to talk to co-workers or friends about a poor night of sleep when they can place the blame on the relentless, ear-splitting sounds coming from the man who lies next to them.

    But when the roles are reversed, and the snorer is sleeping on their own side of the bed, fewer women are as open and candid about their problem. READ MORE>>