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Sleep Apnea treatment and weight loss.

December 26th, 2010

How a good nights sleep can help weight loss. Sleep Apnea treatment and weight loss.

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American Health Front presents Snoring & Obstructive Sleep Apnea feat. Dr. Raymond Skowronski Jr.

December 23rd, 2010

“AMERICAN HEALTH FRONT!” is owned and produced by Medical Media Group, a subsidiary of 2010 Productions, Inc. based in Colorado. We are the producers of half-hour, public-interest medical television programs, such as the “TO YOUR HEALTH!” medical news series and now “AMERICAN HEALTH FRONT!”. Both series have been broadcast to millions on major network affiliates in television markets nationwide.

The goal of these specials is to educate and inform our viewers about options now available in the ever-changing world of medicine and health care. On the programs we make it very easy for viewers to contact featured specialists in their community to find out more about topics of special interest to them and their families. As a result of these broadcasts millions of viewers have the opportunity to call health care facilities in their community to request information on the wide range of health care topics covered on these television specials.

This particular broadcast features Dr. Raymond Skowronski Jr., a general dentist from Sterling Heights Michigan. Dr. Skowronski will be sharing his knowledge and expertise surrounding the health issues that pertain to Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Please feel free to contact the office of Dr. Raymond Skowronski Jr. for more information about any of the health issues discussed in the American Health Front Broadcast.

More info: http://www.dr-ray/services_sleep-apnea.php

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Addressing the Symphony of the Night: Obstructive Sleep Apnea

December 20th, 2010

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Meltem Yilmaz, MD

Addressing the Symphony of the Night: Obstructive Sleep Apnea – Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses

AMSN 2010

This session addresses the definition, prevalence, and pathophysiology of the adult patient with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Other areas to be covered include methods of identifying patients at risk for OSA, treatment options, and perioperative management, including a review of published guidelines.

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News Clip: Sleep Apnea Contributes to Death of Reggie White

December 17th, 2010

Hall of fame football star Reggie White dies from complications arising from sleep apnea. He was diagnosed and non-compliant with CPAP therapy. www.sleepgs.com

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Bad News: Severe Sleep Apnea

December 14th, 2010

Wow. The news was shocking. I hope I don’t die before Tuesday.

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What Causes Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

December 14th, 2010

This video describes the cause for snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. The physicians of Snoring Austin (Daniel Slaughter, MD, Christopher Thompson, MD, & Zachary Wassmuth, MD) each have over 15 years of experience in treating both snoring and sleep apnea. There are several treatment options for both problems, some even work the same day! Call 512-339-4040 or visit www.snoringaustin.com today for more information.

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The “Kissing” Tonsils as Seen During Müller’s Manoeuvre in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome

December 11th, 2010

This video shows the changes in the airway lumen dimensions of the velopharynx and oropharyngeal areas during Müller’s manouevre which is routinely performed as an office evaluation of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Negative pressure being induced by asking the patient to breathe deepy with the nose and mouth close tightly. By doing so, the collapsible segment would be seen approximating particularly at the velopharyngeal isthmus region. Base of tongue collapse, and prominent lingual tonsils will be assessed. In this video, tongue base collapse is not seen, while the most prominent findings were near total closure of the velopharyngeal isthmus contributed by the “kissing” enlarged tonsils. The adenoids, nasal septal deviation, and turbinates hypertrophy need to be evaluated as well as combination surgery is usually needed if they’re present. [L-larynx, T- Tonsil, BOT- base of tongue, SP- soft palate, PW- posterior pharyngeal wall]

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Sleep Apnea Symptoms, Treatment and Diagnosis with a Sleep Study to Uncover Sleep Disorders

December 5th, 2010

Snoring, waking up after a night’s sleep and feeling more tired than ever are just two of the symptoms of sleep apnea. This sleep disorder can contribute to many adverse events, including heart attacks and strokes. Diagnosis of sleep apnea can take place wiht a sleep study at Lewis-Gale Medical Center’s Sleep Center. Dr. Bruce Stewart describes some of the risks and complications of sleep apnea as well as treatments for it, including a CPAP machine. Up-to-the-Minute Health with HCA Virginia’s Joy Sutton http://lewis-gale.com

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