The Secrets of Sleep

Sleep Disordered Breathing, Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues

When I trained to be a doctor, some four decades ago, everyone neglected sleep. “On call” duty for hospital interns began at 6 a.m. and lasted twenty-four hours; I often kept on working until early evening the next day, after which I ...

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Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea

We often think of snoring as annoying or embarrassing, but we don’t usually think of it as deadly. However, it can be a symptom of sleep apnea, an involuntary cessation of breathing that occurs while the patient is asleep. Left ...

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Fall is prime time for children's illnesses

Children, Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep Apnea

As autumn ushers in colorful leaves and crisper temperatures, it’s also the time of year when certain illnesses begin to peak — especially in children....

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Sleep apnea may confer increased AF risk

Sleep Disordered Breathing, Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues

Patients with obstructive sleep apnea or sleep-disordered breathing have an increased risk for atrial fibrillation, according to a poster presented at the Cardiometabolic Health Conference....

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Sleep apnea can be a sign of serious medical issues

Sleep Disordered Breathing, Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues

Did you know? The Sleep Center in Gillette opened in 1994 with two beds. Based on patient demand, Campbell County Health expanded the facility to four beds and updated its equipment in 2013. In 2014, it was accredited by the American ...

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Beyond snoring: Sleep apnea has dangerous consequences

Sleep Disordered Breathing, Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a major health problem with potentially dangerous consequences....

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Changes in Metabolic Biomarkers in Children With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Sleep Disordered Breathing, Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep, Sleep Apnea

Effective treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may have a positive impact on lipid profiles and insulin resistance in children with obesity, according to a study published in Sleep Medicine....

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Is This Surprising Habit Making You Tired ALL The Time?

Sleep Disordered Breathing, ADHD, Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues, Dental

Teeth grinding is incredibly common in my dental practice, and research suggests that up to one in three people may suffer from night bruxism (teeth grinding). When I started practicing dentistry, I was astounded by how often I was ...

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New Tool Calculates Cost Of Sleep Disorders

Sleep Disordered Breathing, Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues

A new research tool calculates the cost of fatigue for workers. According to the National Safety Council or NSC, untreated sleep disorders play into millions in lost productivity and health care costs....

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Engineers in train crashes had sleep apnea: probe

Sleep, Sleep Apnea

The engineers of two commuter trains that crashed in New Jersey and Brooklyn, causing one death and leaving more than 200 injured, were both suffering from sleep apnea, federal investigators said Thursday....

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