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Anything that narrows the throat and interrupts sleep, particularly breathing problems brought on by sleep position, illness, life changes, or your anatomy, may be key to understanding a host of common health issues.

Join Dr. Steven Y. Park as he discusses various important issues related to obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and upper airway resistance syndrome (UARS). Guests include top sleep physicians, dentists, surgeons, orofacial myologists, a psychologist, and even an anthropologist.

http://www.doctorstevenpark.com

Breathe Better, Sleep Better, Live Better Podcast Steven Y. Park, MD

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.6 • 5 Ratings

Anything that narrows the throat and interrupts sleep, particularly breathing problems brought on by sleep position, illness, life changes, or your anatomy, may be key to understanding a host of common health issues.

Join Dr. Steven Y. Park as he discusses various important issues related to obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and upper airway resistance syndrome (UARS). Guests include top sleep physicians, dentists, surgeons, orofacial myologists, a psychologist, and even an anthropologist.

http://www.doctorstevenpark.com

    Interview with James Nestor, Author of NY Times Best-seller, Breath

    Interview with James Nestor, Author of NY Times Best-seller, Breath

    Please join me as I welcome Mr. James Nestor, author of the New York Times, Wall Street Journal,  and LA Times best-selling book, Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art.
    He will reveal the following:
    How and why did you write this book? How did you end up volunteering for a Stanford experiment to plug your nose for a few days? How do you deal with doctors and other patients that don't see poor breathing as a serious problem, especially if you're younger or thin? What's the one thing that you've implemented after writing this book? What are some tips for our listeners to improve their breathing and well-being? And much, much more.  
     

    • 31 min
    The Surprising Link Between Vitamin D and the Sleep Neurotransmitter Acetylcholine [Podcast #91]

    The Surprising Link Between Vitamin D and the Sleep Neurotransmitter Acetylcholine [Podcast #91]

    Please join me on this fascinating interview with Dr. Stasha Gominak, where she will give us an update on Vitamin D and the gut biome. Dr. Gominak's two past interviews were two of the most popular downloaded podcast episodes.
    In this 90 minute interview, she will discuss:
    How vitamin D  is linked to acetylcholine, an important brain neurotransmitter. Acetylcholine’s role in sleep New findings about vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid). Show Notes
    Dr. Stasha Gominak's website

    • 1 hr 24 min
    My Coronavirus ICU Experience (Good and Bad)

    My Coronavirus ICU Experience (Good and Bad)

    In this episode, I will reveal my positive and negative insights during the time I spent in our hospital's intensive care unit (ICU). 
    Shownotes:
    Alicia Keys Empire State of Mind Youtube video
     

    • 32 min
    The Fallacy of Test Results [Podcast 89]

    The Fallacy of Test Results [Podcast 89]

    In this episode, Kathy and I will discuss an issue that everyone who sees a doctor will have to deal with. With any test, you have to take it with a grain of salt, and this episode will help you place test results in the right context.
    Show Notes:
    Sleep study Vitamin D - Gominak Interviews (2015 Part 1, 2015 Part 2, 2015 Part 3, 2018 Part 1, 2018 Part 2) Supplements podcast link Thyroid testing (TSH) Mary Shomon Ferritin Glyphosate podcast Hormones podcast Gluten/Celiac Radiology

    • 44 min
    10 Ways to Combat Coronavirus [Podcast 88]

    10 Ways to Combat Coronavirus [Podcast 88]

    During this coronavirus pandemic, Kathy and I will be discussing:
    Which vitamins and supplements everyone should be taking What is the easiest and best defense in fighting this infection? Which immune-boosting benefit most people are missing out on? Shownotes:
    Good quantity and quality sleep. Sleep Interrupted: A physician reveals the #1 reason why so many of us are sick and tired  NKC lower 73% with sleep deprivation study Nitric Oxide from nose increased oxygen uptake in lungs by up to 18% Nitric oxide and antimicrobial properties Dr. Weil’s Relaxing Breath video Curb your sugar craving podcast Unstuff Your Stuffy Nose ebook Good nasal breathing Dr. John Cannell - Vitamindsociety.org Vitamin D and disease reduction chart Vit D Dr. Gominak interviews School children taking Vit D - lower flu and asthma rates study Vitamin D and lower cancer risk study Vitamin D activates genes to activate natural killer cells Vitamin D Linus Pauling Institute Reduce rates of colds ICU sepsis death rates much lower with Vitamin C, hydrocortisone and thiamine Vitamin C In Foods - Dr. Axe Fermented foods - Dr. Axe Vitamin K B6  foods - Dr. Axe Folate (B9) foods - Dr. Axe B12 foods - Dr. Axe B complex vitamins Toxin podcast Honest Review of Branch Basics Cleaner Environmental toxins Fermented foods - Dr. Axe Probiotics - Dr. Axe Probiotics Thymic Protein A (TPA) Alcohol based 60 to 80% range - Dr. Mercola Don’t touch eyes, nose or mouth College student touching face study Wash your hands with soap and water. Heat - Dr. Mercola

    • 39 min
    The Connection Between Cancer and Sleep Apnea

    The Connection Between Cancer and Sleep Apnea

    It’s unavoidable that all of us will experience cancer at one time or another. If you have not experienced cancer, it’s likely that you know someone that has suffered or even died from cancer. 
    In this episode, Kathy and I discuss the importance of good sleep as it relates to cancer. This is an important topic that everyone needs to hear if you want to significantly lower your risk of cancer.
    Show Notes:
    Cancer statistics
    OSA and cancer review article
    Two cancer and OSA studies: Wisconsin cohort and Spanish Study
    Intermittent hypoxia and cancer review article
    Cancer VEGF
    Hypoxia Induceable factor (HIF)
    Tumor necrosis factor (TNF)
    IL6 and OSA
    Endothelial dysfunction and OSA 
    Taiwanese study on cancer and parasomnias, OSA, insomnia
    Shift work breast cancer, colon cancer
    Estrogens podcast
    Vitamin D podcast
    Beta blocker and lower cancer
    Love Medicine and Miracles book
    Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers book
    Pillar Implants for snoring and OSA
    Environmental Working Group (EWG)
    Dirty Dozen foods on EWG
    Relaxing breath video by Dr. Weil
    5 steps to lower your risk of cancer:
    Eat clean healthy organic foods Don't smoke and minimize toxin exposure Optimal, regular sleep Stress control Optimize upper airway and jaw size, starting from pregnancy and childhood.

    • 39 min

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