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Interview With Dr. Stasha Gominak 2018 Part 2

Interview With Dr. Stasha Gominak 2018 Part 2 Vitamin D, B12, and Your Gut Biome This is part 2 of my interview with Dr. Stasha Gominak. Click here to listen to Part 1. Shownotes: https://drgominak.com Vitamindcouncil.org The world epidemic of sleep disorders is linked to vitamin D deficiency (Gominak & Stumpf) PDF article Brain microbiome […]

Vitamin D and Sleep: Interview with Dr. Stasha Gominak 2018

Vitamin D and Sleep: Interview with Dr. Stasha Gominak 2018 Part 1 I’m so happy to have Dr. Stasha Gominak back again to give us a review and update on the importance of the hormone, Vitamin D, and how it affects everything, including your brain, gut, skin, pancreas, bones, and your sleep.  Dr. Stasha Gominak is […]

Should You Get a Tracheotomy for Sleep Apnea? [Podcast 52]

Should You Get a Tracheotomy for Sleep Apnea? [Podcast 52] In this episode, Kathy and I will discuss a simple surgical option that is almost never offered to sleep apnea patients, despite an almost 100% cure rate.  Download mp3   |  Subscribe ____________________________________ Show Notes Interview with Dr. Mack Jones Deadly Sleep book by Dr. […]

Restless Legs and Teeth Grinding: A Wake Up Call [Podcast 51]

Restless Legs and Teeth Grinding: A Wake Up Call [Podcast 51] In this episode, Kathy and I discuss two common conditions that are not usually associated with sleep breathing disorders, but should be. Download mp3  |  Subscribe _____________________________________ Show Notes Willis-Ekbom Disease Limb movements and sleep breathing disorder Bruxism and sleep breathing disorder review paper […]

Does Tonsillectomy Increase Your Risk of Infections?

Does Tonsillectomy Increase Your Risk of Infections? One of the most common questions I get asked by parents is, “Don’t the tonsils and adenoids help to fight infections?” My usual response is that yes, they are part of the immune system, but only a small part. There are thousands of lymphoid tissues and glands spread […]

7 Sleep Apnea Surgery Myths [Podcast 50]

7 Sleep Apnea Surgery Myths [Podcast 50] In this episode, Kathy and I will dispel 7 of the most common myths about sleep apnea surgery. Download mp3  |  Subscribe UPPP doesn’t work Tonsils should not be removed since they help fight infections UPPP causes swallowing problems UPPP makes CPAP impossible to use CPAP is always […]

What Non-Surgical Methods Can Alleviate Sleep Apnea?

What Non-Surgical Methods Can Alleviate Sleep Apnea? Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a condition where a person’s sleep is disrupted by obstruction at the back of their throat. When OSA occurs, the tongue is sucked against the back of the throat. The tongue blocks the upper airway and airflow is impeded. As the oxygen level […]

Will Liposuction of the Neck Stop My Snoring?

Will Liposuction of the Neck Stop My Snoring? Snoring may seem like a relatively innocuous annoyance, but the consequences can be deadly. People with sleep apnea are at triple the risk of sudden death during sleep when compared to the general population. While there are devices that can help lower this risk, they are generally […]

What Can a Sleep Study Show Me?

What Can a Sleep Study Show Me? If you suspect that you might be suffering from a sleep disorder of some sort, your doctor may suggest that you undergo a sleep study. If you have reservations about undergoing a sleep study, understanding more about what this study can show you will go a long ways […]

How Can Sleep Apnea Hinder My Lifestyle?

How Can Sleep Apnea Hinder My Lifestyle? Sleep apnea is a condition that causes people to experience pauses in their breathing or have abnormally shallow breathing while they sleep. The pauses in breathing may happen as often as every other minute while the person is sleeping. Sleep apnea has side effects that can negatively impact […]

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