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    • 01 JUN 18
    Positional Sleep Apnea

    Positional Sleep Apnea

    Diagnosis of sleep apnea is predicated on a sleep study that shows the average number of abnormal breathing events occurring 5 or more times per hour. This is the AHI, (Apnea-Hypopnea Index). With apneas you stop breathing for 10 seconds or longer; hypopneas are abnormally slow or shallow breathing events.   The upper airway is

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    • 01 MAY 18
    Women and OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea)

    Women and OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea)

    According to the National Sleep Foundation, sleep apnea affects more than 18 million Americans. The classic stereotype of someone suspected of having obstructive sleep apnea is middle-age, overweight, a thick neck and male. The common symptoms are snoring, excessive daytime sleepiness and witnessed lapses in breathing during sleep.   Sleep apnea in women is related

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    • 02 APR 18
    Healthy Recipe for Sleep

    Healthy Recipe for Sleep

    Almond-&-Lemon-Crusted Fish with Spinach Cook Time: 25 minutes Ingredients Zest and juice of 1 lemon, divided ½ Cup sliced almonds, coarsely chopped 1 Tbsp finely chopped fresh dill    [or 1 tsp dried dill] 1 Tbsp plus 2 tsps extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 tsp kosher salt, divided Freshly ground pepper to taste 1¼ pounds cod

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    • 03 MAR 18
    Healthy Sleep Habits

    Healthy Sleep Habits

    Good sleep habits can improve our ability to both fall asleep and stay asleep. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (sleepeducation.org February 9, 2017) provides the following “Quick Sleep Tips” to establish healthy sleep habits. Keep a consistent sleep schedule. Get up at the same time every day, even on weekends or during vacations. Set

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