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  • 00:15

    Get Healthy Now with Denise Thomson, Sleep Apnea

    in Health

    Good morning and welcome to Get Healthy Now with Denise Thomson, Founder and CEO of Miclknight. I am an Educator, Speaker, Author, Nurse, Fitness Trainer and Full-Circle Health Coach.
    Sleep Apnea - Overview & Facts
    Never in my life did I think I had Sleep Apnea. However, my dentist asked me to take a Sleep Apnea test to find out why I have dry mouth? Honestly, I did not see a relation between the two, but..
    What is Sleep Apnea?
    How does Sleep Apnea fit into E.S.P.M.?
    How can it be detected and diagnosed?
    Why do so many people have this sleep disorder?
    How does it manifest itself?
    Airways blocked
    stop breathing
    anatomy of breathing pattern
    Symptoms of possible sleep apnea:
    High blood pressure
    Heart disease
    Overweight
    Stroke
    Pre-diabetes and diabetes
    Depression
    Why do people with sleep apnea have longer and stronger Jet Lag when crossing over 2 time zones?
    Jet lag is a circadian rhythm sleep disorder...
    Jet lag can be worsened by:
    - sleep loss due to travel
    - spending a long time sitting, uncomfortable
    - stress
    - caffeine and alcohol use
    - Air pressure or poor air quality
    Do you see how it has to do with mental, physical and emotional health?
    When in doubt, get tested. 
    ex.: class, small appliance, returned it today, test with a bigger aparatus, wear overnight & return tomorrow. The Dept is recording. Dr. knew things I never shared re: my sleep pattern.
    Any of the above symptoms, get tested.


    Free Gift:  http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/sleepapnea


    http://www.miclknight.com


    dythomson@miclknight.com


    562-335-4956


    S.H.H.B.Empowered

  • 02:01

    Driver Fatigue- What you need to know about FMCSA rulemaking for Sleep Apnea

    in Current Events

    Another Rulemaking for truckers! On March 8th 2016 the FMCSA and FRA announced the following


    Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Obstructive Sleep Apnea 


    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) request data and information concerning the prevalence of moderate-to-severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) among individuals occupying safety sensitive positions in highway and rail transportation, and on its potential consequences for the safety of rail and highway transportation.


    Driver Fatigue- Is Sleep Apnea the culprit... or are there other causes?


    So what does this mean for professional drivers? 


    Should drivers be even more concerned about screening criteria, testing, diagnosis and Costs? Our guest will be Elaine Papp of HealthandSafetyWorks.net


    Elaine Papp, was the chief of FMCSA's Medical Programs Division and tonight she explains how Sleep Apnea guidance has evolved into an anticipated final rule, and what truckers will need to do in order to have their concerns heard AND considered before the Final Rule Making.


    The (FMCSA) and (FRA) are seeking public input during the next 90 days on the impacts of screening, evaluating and treating rail workers and commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)


    Advance notice of proposed rulemaking; Docket # FMCSA-2015-0419    public comments are due June 8th 2016
    Join us !! Thursday March 24th 6PM ET  347-826-9170

  • 00:16

    Good Night Sleep Clinic Q&A - Sleep Apnea Awareness - April 23rd, 201

    in Parents

    Alanna McGinn answers your baby and child sleep question in this segment of Good Night Sleep Clinic's Q&A. She will discuss sleep apnea and how it affects both adults and children. She will also answer your child sleep questions and the age old question - why won't my baby nap! Phone lines will be open. Call in and ask Alanna your sleep question.

  • 01:31

    How Dangerous is Sleep Apnea in the Trucking Industry

    in Work

    Sleep Apnea has been a topic discussed the last couple days on TalkCDL, it has come to our attention that many out there in the trucking industry are wrapped up in this term, without fully understanding what it means. You hear how truckers are rejected from a company because they "could" have sleep apnea, and that is simply not accurate. Doctors that provide DOT Physicals are looking out for themselves, some doctors are more skilled, some are more familiar different parts of practicing medicine then others, and not every doctor will have the same opinion. That is why we always hear "I would like another opinion", now sometimes it is rather cut and dry, but other times it is not, and these doctors have went through A LOT of schooling, studying the human body, to NOT loose their license because some trucker does not want to take a sleep study, just to be safe. Now, if this is a physical done at a company orientation, and a sleep study is required, then guess what. it SHOULD be out the companies pocket, that is only the right thing to do for the company. But you may not have the physical done at a orientation, it may simply be a routine physical, so if you have to shell out the money for a sleep study, and your to cheap to have insurance that will cover it, maybe get better insurance. Sorry, that is the sad truth. Or pay out of pocket, and if the study comes back false, now you have evidence for future employment and not to mention it is your life, and sleep apnea is something you will not know you have until you notice what life is like once your fixed, you will feel more rested at night, you can breath, and overall at less risk of many other conditions that stem off having sleep apnea. 


    If you have a story about sleep apnea, we would love to hear about it, so call us LIVE at 516-387-1911.


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    www.talkcdl.com/listen-live


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  • 02:00

    Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Trucking’s Myths and Facts

    in Health

    Our special guests will be certified DOT Medical Examiner, Dr. Randolph Rosarian and Elaine Papp, former Division Chief of the Office of Medical Programs at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).


    They will be answering  questions from many within trucking who are concerned about the causes and affects of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). Among those most concerned are professional CDL Holders who are required to pass the DOT physical exam in order to retain their license.


    Concerns include: How to prepare for the DOT physical. What are the dangers of having OSA? Are there any rules presently in place by FMCSA regarding OSA? What does Congress say about CDL drivers and OSA? What regulations or guidelines can be anticipated by FMCSA? What criteria/symptoms requires a driver to have a sleep test and what does a professional driver do if diagnosed with OSA? Can you be terminated for being diagnosed with OSA?


    Discussion will also include what treatments are available and accepted for Obstructive Sleep Apnea and ways to pay for
    testing.


    As always, lines will be open for questions via: 347-826-9170. If you would like to join in the conversation, press 1 at anytime.

  • 00:01

    Sleep Apnea and Surgery: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

    in Health

    In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Robert Cima explains why it is important to let your surgeon know if you have sleep apnea. To listen, click the link below. Sleep Apnea and Surgery

  • 00:35

    Sleep Apnea, Snoring, and Getting enough sleep

    in Health

    Joyce and Mike speak with Edward Grandi about Sleep Apnea, snoring, and getting enough sleep.


    Grandi, the former executive director of the American Sleep Apnea Association, is a nationally and internationally invited speaker in the field of sleep medicine to patient and professional groups.  He has been praised in particular for his work raising awareness of the importance of sleep among drivers in the transportation industry, and highlighting the particular importance of sleep for women.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EoD7dgcDaiw
    .
    For more information on getting a diagnosis and on treatment options, see http://sleepapnea.org/

  • 00:32

    Sleep Apnea In Children and Teens

    in Health

    Mark Burhenne DDS joins us to discuss sleep apnea in children and teens. 


    Is your child disorganized, easily frustrated, lack will power, making bad choices, having problems listening, forgetful, in constant movement such as leg shaking? Is your teen inattentive, hyperactive, anxious, moody?  Thinking ADHD?  40% of children diagnosed with #ADHD have sleep apnea.  Coincidence or misdiagnosis? 


    Stunted growth, neurological issues, panic attacks and fear during sleep? Yup ... also symptoms of sleep apnea. 


    Learn the causes, symptoms and treatments of sleep apnea and the physical and behavioral issues that can arise from poor sleep. 

  • Baby Sleep 911, Help!

    in Moms and Family

    Join Ingrid Prueher, founder of www.babysleepwhisperer.com, a certified pediatric and adult sleep and nutrition consultant and host of Parents.com "Baby Sleep 911" Web TV series, on Tuesday afternoons from 1 pm to 1:30 pm EST. Ingrid will answer your child feed and sleep questions so your family can get the rest you all deserve. Call in number is (646) 595-2075, she looks forward to speaking with you soon!


    Chatting with sleepless families and helping their children to love sleep and bringing on experts to talk about everything parenting!


    Follow Ingrid on FB at The Baby Sleep Whisperer and on Twitter at @IngridPrueher

  • 00:03

    Sleep Apnea In Toronto?

    in Health

    Sleep Apnea Toronto - Click on http://youtu.be/OsNpAVQtx2I or call 1-877-564-9763.
    The condition of sleep apnea Toronto area residents deal with should not be treated lightly because it can lead to potentially serious health problems. Sleep apnea is a serious condition and it needs to first be officially diagnosed by a medical doctor at a sleep clinic Toronto has for this purpose. Since people with sleep apnea stop breathing many times during sleep it is a good idea to be accompanied by someone while sleeping until proper treatment is obtained. For mild to moderate forms of this condition, if a dentist has proper training, a sleep apnea clinic Toronto dentists operate (such as Dr. Goodfellow’s) can provide a great solution.

  • 00:27

    Baby Sleep 911, Help! Sleep and Feed Questions Answered

    in Moms and Family

    Join Ingrid Prueher, founder of www.babysleepwhisperer.com, a certified pediatric and adult sleep and nutrition consultant and host of Parents.com "Baby Sleep 911" Web TV series, on Tuesday afternoons from 1 pm to 1:30 pm EST. Ingrid will answer your child feed and sleep questions so your family can get the rest you all deserve. Call in number is (646) 595-2075, she looks forward to speaking with you soon!


    Chatting with sleepless families and helping their children to love sleep and bringing on experts to talk about everything parenting!


    Follow Ingrid on FB at The Baby Sleep Whisperer and on Twitter at @IngridPrueher