Mon, 20 February 2017
In this episode, Kathy and I will reveal the 7 Ways Your Stuffy Nose Can Make You Fat.
7 Ways Your Stuffy Nose Can Make You Fat
1. Stress due to breathing poorly
2. Poor breathing at night from upper airway resistance syndrome to obstructive sleep apnea
3. Craving for sugary, fatty, starchy foods
4. Poor digestion with inflammation
5. Poor oxygen uptake due to lack of nitric oxide
Buteyko breathing: Patrick McKewon podcast
6. Leptin goes down, and ghrelin goes up
7. Lack of energy and motivation
7 Ways to Lose Weight Without Dieting
Mon, 26 December 2016
In this episode, my special guest is Dr. Felix Liao, who is a holistic dentist in Falls Church, Virginia, with a special focus on connecting the mouth with whole body health.
Dr. Liao is currently president of the International Academy of Biological Dentistry and Medicine, the editor of Biological Dentistry Journal. He is the author of the forthcoming book Six-Foot Tiger, Three-Foot Cage — a must read for anyone who has breathing and sleep problems.
In this 47 minute interview, Dr. Liao will reveal:
Dr. Michael Gelb and Dr. Howard Hindin's book, GASP!: Airway Health – The Hidden Path To Wellness
Sun, 27 November 2016
If you don't fit the typical profile of someone with obstructive sleep apnea (MOOSE: male, older, overweight, snoring, excessive sleepiness), most doctors won't ever think that you may have obstructive sleep apnea. I see dozens of of patients every month who are told they don't have sleep apnea but were found to have moderate to severe sleep apnea after undergoing sleep studies. So if you're not a MOOSE, what are some other ways to tell if you may have sleep apnea?
In this podcast episode, Kathy and I discuss 7 Unusual Signs & Symptoms of Sleep Apnea.
Krakow's book, Sound Sleep, Sound Mind
Thu, 1 September 2016
One of the most common questions I get asked is how do I stay so skinny. In this episode, Kathy will reveal the 10 ways I stay thin and healthy.
Mindset: The Psychology of Success by Dr. Carol Dwek
Unstuff Your Stuffy Nose e-book
Sun, 14 August 2016
This is a special interview with a returning guest, Dr. A. Joseph Borelli. As you may recall, he was on our show with us in the past talking about brain dysfunction and sleep apnea. In this episode, we’re going to about the Walking Dead: How Sleep-Deprived Zombies Are For Real.
In this 60 minute interview, we will cover the following:
Dr. Borelli's past interview on brain health
Thu, 7 July 2016
In this episode, Kathy and I talk about one thing that most people don't think about when sleep apnea is mentioned: Sexual and reproductive problems. Find out:
Goncalves, M. A., et al. "Erectile dysfunction, obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and nasal CPAP treatment." Sleep medicine 6.4 (2005): 333-339.
Hirshkowitz, Max, et al. "Prevalence of sleep apnea in men with erectile dysfunction." Urology 36.3 (1990): 232-234.
Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers, by Dr. Robert Sapolsky
Subramanian, Shyam, et al. "Sexual dysfunction in women with obstructive sleep apnea." Sleep and Breathing 14.1 (2010): 59-62.
Petersen, Marian, et al. "Sexual function in female patients with obstructive sleep apnea." The journal of sexual medicine 8.9 (2011): 2560-2568.
Carlsen, Elisabeth, et al. "Evidence for decreasing quality of semen during past 50 years." Bmj 305.6854 (1992): 609-613.
Rolland, Matthieu, et al. "Decline in semen concentration and morphology in a sample of 26 609 men close to general population between 1989 and 2005 in France." Human Reproduction (2012): des415.
Gaskins, Audrey Jane, et al. "Physical activity and television watching in relation to semen quality in young men." British journal of sports medicine(2013): bjsports-2012.
Agarwal, Ashok, et al. "Effect of cell phone usage on semen analysis in men attending infertility clinic: an observational study." Fertility and sterility 89.1 (2008): 124-128.
Sleep Interrupted: A physician reveals the #1 reason why so many of us are sick and tired
Wed, 23 March 2016
In this podcast episode, Kathy and will talk about the 20 top ways of getting rid of your snoring. We’l. cover 15 non-prescriptions and rover-the counter options, as well as 5 prescription/surgical options.
Dr. Karen Bonuck’s interview on snoring and behavioral problems
New York Times article on spouses sleeping in separate bedrooms
Snoring demonstration video
Reflux causes sensory damage
Snoring causes sensory damage
Snoring and carotid artery plaques
Lingual tonsils and reflux
Wed, 12 August 2015
CPAP, although the "gold standard" form of treatment for obstructive sleep apnea, has a number of common problems for many people. Join us for a discussion on the 7 most common problems you may have using CPAP (along with solutions).
Sat, 18 July 2015
If you tuned in to our last episode, I talked about the 7 reasons why oral appliances may be a good option for those of you with obstructive sleep apnea, and in today’s episode, we’re going to talk about the 8 reason why you may not want to consider oral appliances for sleep apnea.
Plus two more bonus reasons.
Links and references mentioned:
Interview with Dr. David Lawler iTunes link #55.
Unstuffy Your Stuffy Nose e-book
Thu, 23 April 2015
In this episode, My special guest is Dr. Mark Cruz, a dentist in private practice in Dana Point, CA, close to Laguna Beach. He has spent over 10 years educating dentists and doing research at UCLA and is now on the data safety monitoring board of the NIH's Institute for Craniofacial Research, the dental arm of the NIH. He has collaborated with many sleep luminaries including Dr. Christian Guilleminault, and Dr. David Gozal. Information about his dental airway mini-residency can be found here.
In this interview, we’ll discuss:
1. What’s the role of the dentist and dentistry as a profession in airway related health?
2. Is the airway wellness concept new for dentistry?
3. Who are the key team members that are needed for airway health?
4. How can someone find an airway focused dentist or orthodontist in his or her community?
and so much more.