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.
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.
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
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).
Alicia Keys Empire State of Mind Youtube video
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.
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
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
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.
OSA and cancer review article
Two cancer and OSA studies: Wisconsin cohort and Spanish Study
Intermittent hypoxia and cancer review article
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
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.
Life changing information
Dr. Park is right on. Breathing problems affecting sleep affect most of us. After years of searching, I finally found the cause of my sleep problems. The CPAP I’ve been using for years helped, but wasn’t enough. Dr. Park helped me learn what I could do to overcome breathing problems causing short term interruptions. It’s changed my life and is reversing mild neurodegeneration. Sleeping better than ever before. Thanks and keep up the good work!
Dr Park is fantastic. Great podcast.
Dr Park is fantastic. Great podcast.
Wonderful series on sleep and general health
So happy to have found Dr. Park’s podcast. It is very enlightening to listened by covering many “layers” of potential problems that can go on with sleep. I like that he invites other professionals and specialists on the podcast to get everyone’s unique perspective. Thank you so much Dr. Park, you have opened my eyes!