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ZolliStar replied to Dan Lyons's discussion CPAP & Dry Mouth
"Dan, Do you use a chin strap?  If you're a mouth breather, you may need a chin strap so that your mouth stays closed. It's important to keep it closed throughout the night for a lot of reasons -- mouth, dental, etc., etc. I've…"
Nov 24, 2016
99 replied to 99's discussion Five Day Cure obstructI've sleep apnea
"Wed 9  9 mg Thursday 10 missed  Friday 11 9mg have insomnia  going skip rest until insomnia goes away Just did maths had my five days"
Nov 11, 2016
99 replied to 99's discussion Five Day Cure obstructI've sleep apnea
"Day after tomorrow I mean trump day wed 9 9mg "
Nov 9, 2016
99 replied to 99's discussion Five Day Cure obstructI've sleep apnea
"Day two Monday 7 Nov 9mg very relaxed Day three Tuesday 8 Nov 9mg sniffles appears to have stopped  must reduce dose"
Nov 8, 2016
99 replied to 99's discussion Five Day Cure obstructI've sleep apnea
"Start treatment again  Nov 6 @ 2100 first day"
Nov 6, 2016
99 replied to 99's discussion Five Day Cure obstructI've sleep apnea
"Day 5 not quite there must quit treetment for non and have at least a five day break But even so my health has improved "
Nov 1, 2016
99 replied to 99's discussion Five Day Cure obstructI've sleep apnea
Nov 1, 2016
99 replied to 99's discussion Five Day Cure obstructI've sleep apnea
"Day three not so good with osa  DAY four better but still not quite there "
Oct 31, 2016
99 replied to 99's discussion Five Day Cure
"Day one immediate improvement to OSA but had insomnia and slight constapation Day two flatulence greatly reduced muscle tighten"
Oct 29, 2016
99 posted a discussion

Five Day Cure

I believe I have found a cure that only take five days which I am trialing now It has many benificial side effects as well by reducing snoring to name onePM ME as I do not want mainstream media to find out and have it banned as I fear that is how it will goWill try again after a little breakIn addition will increase omega 3And thirdly a chiropractic to realign atlas bone in spine is just a passing thought See More
Oct 28, 2016
liz4cps commented on liz4cps's group Prince William Co, VA support group
"BluePoint Medical* holding their next Remedy event on June 4 with Terry Cralle, RN on "Sleep in the Mordern Family".  They will also be checking CPAP machines and providing breakfast. Click on link above for more…"
May 7, 2016
Dan Lyons posted a discussion

CPAP & Dry Mouth

In recent months, I have developed extreme dry mouth as a result of the CPAP.  I am a mouth breather when using CPAP.Recently, I saw an advertisement for the symptoms of dry mouth, but as usual, when I need the information to have a discussion with both my primary care  physician and my dentist I haven't seen the ad. Has anyone else seen the ad and can anyone remember the info in the ad?Thanks in advance,DanSee More
Mar 30, 2016
richard graham posted a status
"My deductible is double what a machine is online but I can't get the machine set up. Any ideas?"
Mar 10, 2016
BeeAsleep posted a status
"Hi all. I am just checking in and saying hi after being gone for a long time. I am doing GREAT! Just got a new machine and mask. Feel like I"
Jan 23, 2016
BeeAsleep updated their profile
Jan 23, 2016
99 replied to Fred's discussion CPAP - cure worse than the disease
"Do not turn light on as this hinder you from falling asleep or choose red light instead which do not afect your sleep"
Oct 27, 2015
99 left a comment for Joan Williams Rice
"Hi Joan visiting pelham and I have osa"
Oct 27, 2015
99 left a comment for martha crabtree
"Hi maths visiting pelham "
Oct 27, 2015
99 left a comment for Rhonda Harrison
"Hi Rhondda I am visiting pelham and have osa"
Oct 27, 2015
99 posted a discussion

Leaky gut

Do you have a leaky gutHow would you knowA telltale sign for leaky gut is Athletes footI wish to ask do you have or suffer from itThe reason I ask is maybe this is a common denominatorJust text yes or text noAnd if you are the first to text also keep a tallyExample38 yes 0 noYour input would alter the tally39 yes 0 noSo now I will input first1 yes. 0 noSee More
Sep 26, 2015

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Sleep Apnea Book Club

a place to post members' (and non-members) books (titles, author, maybe publisher, etc.) in one place on the site so people can refer to it for reading material

Members: 44
Latest Activity: Feb 15, 2012

Discussions

Reason for Sleep Apnea Book Club 5 Replies

Inspired by Susan McCord's vision:"I've just been thinking.....there are several professionals on here who have written books. I always think I want to read them whenever I hear about another one,…Continue

Started by The SleepGuide Crew. Last reply by Mary Z Jun 30, 2011.

Best of Sleep Medicine 2011

 Selected from…Continue

Tags: best-sleep-medicine-book

Started by Mike May 27, 2011.

THE PROMISE OF SLEEP by William C. Dement, M.D., Ph.D. 7 Replies

Published by Dell Publishing -- a division of Random House, Inc. --- granddaddy of all sleep books, in my opinion.

Tags: sleep, promise, dement

Started by Mike. Last reply by Steven Y. Park, MD Feb 22, 2011.

Cook Books, Diet & Nutrition Books Reviews by SG members

As an offshoot of the SG Group: Loosing Pounds Sensibly and Sleep Apnea Support Group, it was suggested to add info on recommended books related to diet, ways of eating, cook books, nutrition.  So if…Continue

Tags: cooking, healthy eating, Nutrition, Diet, Cook Book

Started by RL Feb 27, 2010.

SLEEP TO SAVE YOUR LIFE: The Complete Guide to Living Longer and Healthier Through Restorative Sleep by Dr. Gerard Lombardo & Henry Ehrlich

Product DetailsPaperback: 320 pagesPublisher: Harper Paperbacks (September 19, 2006)Language: EnglishISBN-10: 0060742542ISBN-13: 978-0060742546This book was suggested by SG member Gerard Enright who…Continue

Tags: Henry, Ehrlich, Lombardo, Gerard, apnea

Started by RL Feb 15, 2010.

SLEEP, INTERRUPTED by Steven Y. Park, MD 5 Replies

Our own Dr. Park wrote this book in which he articulates his novel sleep-breathing paradigm.Continue

Tags: steven-y-park, interrupted, sleep

Started by The SleepGuide Crew. Last reply by Mike Feb 11, 2010.

No More Sleepless Nights

My pulmonary/Sleep disorders doctor recommened this book when I was having insomnia issues that started this spring. It has allot of good information in it.No More Sleepless Nights by Peter Hauri,…Continue

Started by KAL Dec 1, 2009.

DEADLY SLEEP by Mack D Jones, MD, SAAN 4 Replies

Our own Mack D. Jones is the author of this new release.

Tags: mack-jones, sleep, deadly

Started by The SleepGuide Crew. Last reply by 99 Nov 6, 2009.

PHANTOM OF THE NIGHT by T. Scott Johnson MD & Jerry Halberstat 2 Replies

New Technology Publishing ISBN 1-882431-00-6recommended by Ken GodishContinue

Started by Mike. Last reply by susan mccord Oct 6, 2009.

RESTLESS NIGHTS: UNDERSTANDING SNORING AND SLEEP APNEA 1 Reply

By Peretz Lavie, Yale University Press... a fascinating history of snoring and sleep apnea.Considering order this book or any other text on sleep apnea from Amazon going the ASAA portal -…Continue

Started by Edward Grandi. Last reply by susan mccord Oct 5, 2009.

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Comment by 99 on November 22, 2009 at 6:17pm
it is exactly what it said it is and i was expecting more, but it was very reasonably priced which is a positive
Comment by susan mccord on October 19, 2009 at 12:39am
Our small but mighty library is growing!!

Susan McCord :-)
Comment by Mike on October 19, 2009 at 12:16am
Dr. Jones adds photo of his book cover:

Comment by Janey Clark on October 5, 2009 at 9:53pm
I just finished reading through the Phantom of the night. Well really I skimmed through it. I went cross eyed for a while, but I am sure it was my sleepless daze that I get into. I was really able to connect to this book, and did learn quite a bit. I would definately recommend this book to any newbie just starting out. I am going to see if I can check any of the other books out at the library before I start my personal collection for my home library.
Comment by susan mccord on October 4, 2009 at 8:23pm
Mack, I doubt that anyone struggling with sleep apnea gives a red-rat's a.. about "literary"--we're all just trying to survive, as you well know! That's one of the things I personally value so much about SleepGuide, as a patient. The conversation is just that--like sitting across the kitchen table with friends and exchanging ideas and info about a mutual problem.

I WILL be buying your book! Where is it available?

Susan McCord :-)
Comment by Mack D Jones, MD, SAAN on October 4, 2009 at 7:59pm
I would like to hear your thoughts after you have had a chance to read it. It is not a literary work, but just plain talking like I am doing now. I did stray a bit on some medical topics, but I couldn't help myself, it just came out.
Comment by susan mccord on October 4, 2009 at 7:14pm
Thanks for your comment, Mack. This is EXACTLY the kind of endorsement info we, as patients, need to decide the best place to put our time and $$ into educating ourselves and the long-resistant medical community, to say nothing of our families and the public at large.

Having read your description of your book, it's definitely one I will have for my personal study of apnea. I was just diagnosed in June 2009 and still fall into the brain-fog category you've so aptly described! So I'm interested in simple and straightforward at the moment. Many people on SG are far more educated than I, and they may prefer something more technical. That's what makes this Book Club so promising. None of us has the energy to plow through a bunch of books (assuming there ARE a bunch of books on apnea!!) to figure out what works for us as reading material.
So again, thank you for your contribution, both as an MD/author and for your compassionate and forward-thinking ideas about education and treatment.

Susan McCord :-)
Comment by Mack D Jones, MD, SAAN on October 4, 2009 at 6:57pm
The father of sleep medicine, Dr. William C. Dement impressed me years ago. I remember his comment on the sleep apneic: He said something to the effect, "A man can appear perfectly healthy during the day and be deadly ill at night." Early on in my sleep education I noted that there were some OSA patients who were in such dire straights that they were in what could only be interpreted as an emergency situation, that they literally going to die if something was not done to treat them immediately. I ran across something Dr. Dement had written 20+ years ago commenting on that very point, that there were sleep apneics who were in an emergency status and implied, as I recall, that the seriousness of the disorder was not fully appreciated by his care givers. It seems at times that little has changed. The seriousness of the disorder is still not fully appreciated by most of society including parts of the medical community.
When I read Phantom of the Night several years ago, I thought this book has everything you could possibly need to know about SA. I was very impressed.
In my book, I wanted to tell it to the sleep apneic, but make it short and sweet, i.e., make it as straight forward and to the point as possible. Based on my own experience I knew that the sleep apneic's attention span was very short and memory not all that good. I also wanted to get their attention by stressing the dire consequences so they would take action and get treatment asap. I can't tell you how rewarding it is to hear of someone who did exactly that after reading what I had put down on paper.
Comment by susan mccord on October 4, 2009 at 6:55pm
(8) new members already!

SG's Sleep Apnea Book Club is rockin'!!!!!
Comment by susan mccord on October 4, 2009 at 6:22pm
Valerie--I absolutely agree with you about Dr. Park. His commitment to sleep disorder issues (of ALL kinds) and patient care is remarkable.
I also wonder why no one ever suggested a sleep study for me since (as I now know) I've had active symptoms since the early 70's...there must be thousands (or more) just like us, walking around totally unaware of why they feel so bad when "nothing is wrong". Education and outreach is the key, and this SG Book Club has the potential to be yet one more layer of easily-accessed information for the public at large, to say nothing of everyone who's learning the power of being in a supportive, knowledgeable environment while dealing with a life-threatening illness.

Thanks for you comments!

Susan McCord :-)
 

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