It has been know for some time that patients who snore and have sleep apnea tend to have higher cholesterol levels.  A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine has shown that successfully treating sleep apnea and snoring can decrease the bad cholesterol (LDL) and increase the good cholesterol (HDL).  So along… Read more »

Parents and pediatricians need to be hyper vigilante for signs of snoring and mouth breathing in children.  A large body of medical evidence is showing that children are especially sensitive to the effects of sleep apnea. Childhood sleep apnea can lead to poor school performance, bed wetting, slowed growth, anxiety and depression. Between 25-50% of… Read more »

Health effects of Sleep Apnea Snore so loud you keep your wife up?  Do you need to take a nap in the afternoon and generally feel tired throughout the day?  You may be one of more than 10 million Americans that suffer needlessly from undiagnosed sleep apnea.  With this condition, you stop breathing many times… Read more »

  What expectant Fresno mothers should know. The natural weight gain that goes along with being pregnant can increase your risks of snoring and sleep apnea. Recent studies have shown that pregnant women with sleep apnea are at increased risk of delivering low birth weight, preterm babies.  Snoring and sleep apnea also increase the odds… Read more »

Helping Fresno Patients Stop Snoring, Sleep Better AND Lose Weight Did you know that being overweight increases your risks of having snoring problems and sleep apnea?  And that sleep apnea also increases your risk of being overweight?  Yes, these issues are directly connected to each other Scientists have found that living with sleep apnea alters… Read more »