Rethinking Sleep

By David K Randall SOMETIME in the dark stretch of the night it happens. Perhaps it’s the chime of an incoming text message. Or your iPhone screen lights up to alert you to a new e-mail. Or you find yourself staring at the ceiling, replaying the day in your head. Next thing you know, you’re out of [...]

Could Oral Facial Therapy Be the Answer for Sleep Apnea?

By Dr. Mercola Not sleeping well? You’re not alone… A recently published study1 from Sweden highlights just how common more severe sleep problems, like sleep apnea, might be. Apnea is a Greek word that means “breathe.” Sleep apnea is the inability to breathe properly, or the limitation of breath or breathing, during sleep. The study, [...]

By |September 25th, 2012|General, Sleep Apnea, Treatment of Sleep Apnea|0 Comments

Sleep Apnea Linked to Cancer for First Time

May 25, 2012 (San Francisco, California) — In a study that followed more than 1500 state employees in Wisconsin for more than 20 years, sleep apnea — particularly if it was severe — was found to be associated with a greatly increased risk for death from cancer, researchers reported here at the American Thoracic Society [...]

By |May 29th, 2012|General, Research and Studies, Sleep Apnea|0 Comments

Campaign Warns Teens About the Risks of Drowsy Driving

News Release Published by the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, April 2012 DARIEN, IL – The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM) is warning teens about the risks of drowsy driving on prom night by sending a link to its new fact sheet to 30,000 high school guidance counselors and driver’s education instructors.  [...]

By |May 12th, 2012|General|1 Comment

Dr. Mason Discusses Sleep Apnea In Boomer Magazine

Click above to view Dr. Mason's brief video on the symptoms of sleep apnea and effective treatment options using oral appliance therapy.

Shak Attacks Sleep Apnea

Featured on the Harvard Medical School website, this video offers an overview of sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is often underdiagnosed even though it is linked to serious health conditions. Hear how basketball star Shaq "attacked" sleep apnea ...

By |January 18th, 2012|General, Sleep Apnea, Treatment of Sleep Apnea|0 Comments

Car Accidents and Sleep Apnea

By Dr. Steven Park, May 13, 2010 It’s commonly known that if you have obstructive sleep apnea, your risk of getting into a car accident is anywhere from 3 to 10 times normal. But if you don’t have sleep apnea, can injuries from a car accident lead to obstructive sleep apnea? In certain situations, yes. Just [...]

By |January 18th, 2012|Dangers of Sleep Apnea, General, Sleep Apnea|1 Comment