Category: General

What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea

What is sleep apnea? It is an extremely common condition that should be understood by everyone. Sleep apnea is a temporary blockage or obstruction of our breathing while we sleep. A person with sleep apnea experiences repeated blockages of their air passage during sleep.  The condition of obstructive sleep apnea is diagnosed when the blockages occur… Read more »

A Bear in the Bedroom

Many, if not most people, come to doctors, sleep doctors or clinics because of symptoms or at the request of a family member.   Symptoms can be almost any issue with sleep and its quality, but nonrestorative sleep with daytime tiredness is the most common. More on that at another time. Family members often become concerned because… Read more »

The Elephant in the Exam Room

Welcome Welcome to The Sleep Center blog.  I know, just what you need, another email, another electronic interruption to your life. But, with a little bit of luck you will find some pearl, some nugget, some small fact that will make you sleep better, your days clearer and life more rewarding.   Let’s start with a brief… Read more »