Posts Tagged ‘sleep apnea’

Snoring Causes Are Harsh

Posted May 23rd, 2015 by Moolah Mack | No Comments

Snoring is such a problem for me that I recently decided to get in touch with Gary Zammit, Ph.D., director of the Sleep Disorders Institute at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital in Manhattan, who offered me an exam. Frankly, I wanted to know how to stop snoring. Zammit examined my throat, took a medical history and asked […]

Nighttime Asthma Can Be A Killer

Posted April 1st, 2015 by Moolah Mack | 3 Comments

Even people who have relatively little trouble with asthma during the day can have major difficulties at night. The reason: the body’s 24-hour, or circadian, cycle. “In people with normal lungs, lung function falls during sleep–but only by about 8 percent, so it isn’t a problem,” says Dr. Martin. “But in asthmatics, lung function can […]