Lack of Sleep Slows Reaction Time

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Life in Raleigh, like other places in North Carolina and around the country, is relentlessly fast-paced. In the course of a day, each of us makes thousands of quick decisions. Many of these are trivial: “Boxers or briefs?”, “White or wheat?”, “Paper or plastic?”, or “Call or text?”. However, some split-second judgments have significant consequences; […]

What is a Sleep Study?

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If you’ve done any research on sleep apnea, you may understand that it must be diagnosed by a medical doctor. What type of physician diagnoses sleep apnea? As it turns out, there are quite a few disciplines. This is from the American Sleep Apnea Association: Sleep specialists come from a variety of medical backgrounds. They […]

How My Sleep Apnea Was Slowly Killing Me

Posted In: Sleep Apnea, Snoring
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This weekend I took a class on sleep apnea to get the latest information and review the latest technology. What I learned might possibly have saved my life. I went to the class because many of my patients have struggled with sleep apnea and/or snoring for years. Sleep apnea is a potentially deadly condition that […]

Sleep Apnea and Snoring

Posted In: Sleep Apnea

Snoring may not be something you take seriously. You might even laugh or joke about it. But the fact is, anytime you or your partner snore to the point of waking, it could be a sign of serious health problems. Sleep Apnea and Its Effects Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that is potentially dangerous, […]