Latest Sleep and breathing Stories

2012-05-23 17:23:35

The severity of sleep disordered breathing and nocturnal hypoxemia independently predict both glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) levels and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), according to a new study. "Because people with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) are often overweight or obese it has been difficult to interpret earlier studies of the relationship between sleep disordered breathing and metabolic disorders," said Brian Kent, MBBCh, research fellow at St. Vincent's University...

2012-03-30 08:20:14

Survey finds association between symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea and hopelessness Obstructive sleep apnea and other symptoms of OSA are associated with probable major depression, regardless of factors like weight, age, sex or race, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There was no link between depression and snoring. "Snorting, gasping or stopping breathing while asleep was associated with nearly all depression symptoms, including feeling...

2012-02-14 13:00:00

Snoring Isn't Sexy is pleased to announce that member Michael Simmons, DMD whose dental practices are located in Tarzana and Palmdale CA was named Guest Editor of the California Dental Association´s Journal, February 2012 Issue on Sleep Disordered Breathing. Dr. Simmons not only served as Editor for this issue but also lead authored several articles. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 14, 2012 Snoring Isn't Sexy is pleased to announce that member Michael Simmons, DMD whose dental...

2012-01-19 13:00:00

Michael Simons, DMD, a general dentist whose office is located in Tarzana, CA was instrumental in introducing legislation via the San Fernando Valley Dental Society that recognizes the importance of dentistry´s involvement in the recognition and management of sleep disordered breathing problems. This legislation clarifies the important role that dentists play in the screening for and management of sleep-breathing disorders. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 19, 2012 Michael Simons, DMD, a...

2012-01-17 13:00:00

Snoring Isn´t Sexy, a leading advocate for dentistry´s participation in the recognition and management of snoring and sleep apnea, announces availability of founder Laurence Barsh, DMD for comment and analysis of Dental Sleep Medicine break-throughs and treatments. Snoring Isn´t Sexy has been a leading advocate for dentists who screen for and provide treatment solutions (in conjunction with sleep physicians) for snoring and sleep apnea and for those patients who cannot tolerate...

2011-12-21 13:25:00

Snoring Isn't Sexy takes pride in the accomplishments of it members and is, therefore, pleased to announce that Dr. Jack Cherin, who provides care for patients with snoring, sleep apnea and sleep-disordered breathing, has been re-elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 21, 2011 Snoring Isn't Sexy and Dr. Jack Cherin, a dentist in Virginia Beach, VA who practices dental sleep medicine and TMJ therapy, are pleased...

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