May 28, 2019

Do You Snore?

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The potential to snore while sleeping is a fact of life... the area of the throat is constructed the uvula and the epiglottis where are affords two things to happen.

One is speech and the other is the possibility of snoring. In the worse case, where fatty tissue has crowded the opening to the upper airway obstruction during sleep can occur resulting in sleep apnea.

A friend and fellow advocate for healthy sleep has created a website that thoroughly addressed the question of snoring. I commend it to you, a loved one, and anyone you are concerned about who snores.

Back with another installment of  The End of Sleep Medicine soon!

May 28, 2018

On a personal note

Cave experiment by Nathaniel Kleitman and Bruce Richardson.
Cave experiment by Nathaniel Kleitman and Bruce Richardson. Kleitman and Richardson exit a cave after a 33-day experiment to determine whether the human body-clock can be adjusted. Mammoth Cave National Park (Kentucky, USA), Park Museum Collections.

It feels like I have been in a cave for four years and away from the field of sleep medicine. After a false start, I am trying again to be a maven, connector, and writer on sleep.

Perhaps the world is catching to me or I am catching up to the world.  Sleep, healthy, restorative, life-saving, disease-reducing sleep is on everyone's mind now.  

I return to add my voice in earnest and to advance the cause of what we do with one-third of our lives when things are working as they should.