The Sleep Apnea Blog
Read about the risks, problems, and solutions for those suffering with sleep apnea.
Featured in South Shore Magazine
Last month, Dr. Sever was featured in an article in the South Shore Magazine by Erica Ford, where she educates readers about the common symptoms of sleep apnea and the preferred treatment option alternative to the CPAP machine.
Blaming the snow for feeling sleepy?
Yes, we do have long winters in New England. But your chronic sleepiness and weariness may have to do more with your sleep and physiology than the weather! Don't blame the weather for what might be a more serious health issue. If you are not getting adequate sleep...
How to reduce your chances of getting Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s is a neurodegenerative disease that causes permanent memory loss, with worsening effects over time. There is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease. An estimated 5.5 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s and many more with other types of...
Is feeling fatigued part of the aging process?
If you are over 45 you may think that being fatigued is part of the aging process. But studies show otherwise. But how do you know why you are tired and why you don't get enough sleep? One easy way you can find out is with the STOP-BANG questionnaire. This is a quick...
My mother always told me: “You need to sleep so you don’t get sick”
It turns out, our mothers were on to something. Research shows that a lack of sleep makes us more prone to catching a cold, the flu and other infections.
The many health benefits to getting adequate sleep
If you don’t sleep well, you cannot function well and your quality of life may be severely reduced.
The middle of the night separation between coupls
Sleep apnea can be called the disease of listeners. Since men are the more frequent sufferers of apnea, the ‘listeners” tend to be female.
Tired of being tired
You go to bed, fall asleep instantly, wake up 8 hours later and you feel groggy, cranky and unmotivated.
Living is a disease from which sleep gives us relief eight hours a day.
One of the principal functions of sleep is to clean up and detoxify our bodies, minds and brain from the demands of the day.