Mayo Proceedings: Pharmacotherapy Failure in Chronic Insomnia Patients

Barry Krakow, MD, Victor Ulibarri, RPGST, and Natalia McIver, RPGST from the Sleep & Human Health Institute, and the Maimonides Sleep Arts and Sciences, Ltd, in Albuquerque, NM, and the Los Alamos Medical Center, in Los Alamos, NM, preview their article appearing online ahead of print and in the December 2014 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, to provide clinicians with a new theory on the co-morbidity of insomnia and sleep apnea among insomnia patients failing drug therapy, including new assessment tools to diagnose sleep apnea when medications fail. Available at: http://tinyurl.com/kgz3q3s


Non-Allergic Rhinitis Revisited

Sourced from Classic Sleep Care – Non-Allergic Rhinitis Revisited In a prior post, I broached the topic of non-allergic rhinitis (NAR), which refers to the condition in which other factors beyond conventional allergens (e.g.hay fever, animal dander, pollens)...

Pros & Cons of Napping Behavior

Sourced from ClassicSleepCare: Pros & Cons of Napping Behavior A great deal has been written about napping behavior, much of which could easily mislead individuals into thinking napping is always bad or the reverse, napping is always good. If we review the causes...

How your pet can help you sleep

From Classic Sleep Care The conventional wisdom on pets and sleep from the vantage point of sleep medical professionals typically addresses the negative consequences of animals in the bed or bedroom. The standard view holds animals are disruptive due to middle of the...

Temperature Issues and Sleep Disorders

From Classic Sleep Care “Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it,” is usually attributed to Mark Twain but may have originated with a friend of Twain’s Charles Dudley Warner. Temperature effects on sleep seem to mirror this sentiment for...

The Benefits of Treating OSA/UARS

From Classic Sleep Care The majority of patients suffering from OSA/UARS probably do not realize all the benefits they may receive from successfully treating their sleep disorder. A particular reason to elaborate on all the relevant outcomes here is that this...