Imagine this headline splashed across the cover of a tabloid newspaper: “Your Mattress is trying to Kill You!” This sounds silly, and of course, it is! Mattresses are harmless things, and they won’t cause you any harm. Or will they?
John Mew, the developer of the Biobloc Orthotropic Appliance, was honored at AAPMD’s Oakland conference on sleep-disordered breathing.
William Dement is an American sleep disorder pioneer and founder of Stanford’s Sleep Research Center, the world’s first sleep laboratory. We talk about all things sleep in my interview with them. Check it out here.
In a presentation before a Seminar sponsored by the AAPMD on March 9th, Dr. Stephen Sheldon, a noted pioneer in the field of pediatric sleep medicine, explains the relationship between attention deficit disorders in children and sleep disorders.
Learn how sleep apnea increases inflammation in my podcast with Shirley Gutkowski.
Sleep texting fragments sleep and may point to additional sleep disorders. Sleep disorders are especially a concern in teens and young adults because their developing brains lack restful NREM or memory enhancing REM sleep.
Reading and responding to text messages while asleep — called “sleep texting” — is an abnormal sleep behavior