Archive for the ‘Obstructive Sleep Apnea’ Category

Sleep Apnea, My Sinus Infection, and What I Learned by Robin Gorman Newman


On Thanksgiving, I took very ill with what presented as a virus.  We are out of town for the holiday, so I visited a walk-in medical center near our hotel, and was given Mucinex and Flonase and toughed it out. When I returned home a few days later, I went to ...

Sleep Apnea Update: A Personal Trainer for My Tongue by Robin Gorman Newman


Ever since I was little, yet old enough to wear braces, I recall being told I had a tongue thrust. My tongue was like a rebellious kid refusing to play by the rules. It presented challenges in elementary school when I was assigned the baritone horn and later the flute in ...

Sleep Apnea – My Chat with Dr. Susheel Patil at John Hopkins University School of Medicine by Robin Gorman Newman


In an effort to continue to educate myself about sleep apnea, to further my desire to treat my case and to share with others who may benefit, I've been speaking with medical practitioners who are not treating me at present but are experts in the arena. I had the pleasure to ...

Sleep Apnea – Medical Insight: My Chat with Dr. David M. Rapoport by Robin Gorman Newman


In an effort to continue to educate myself about sleep apnea, to further my desire to treat my case and to share with others who may benefit, I've been speaking with medical practitioners who are not treating me at present but are experts in the arena. I had the pleasure to ...

The Sleep (Apnea) Saga Continues by Robin Gorman Newman


Last night I received a call from a mom I know through MotherhoodLater.com.  She had read my initial blog post on my sleep apnea, and  it resonated.  She was diagnosed with severe sleep apnea two years ago and had yet to treat it. When I asked why, she said that other ...

Pulling the Sheets Off My Sleep Apnea by Robin Gorman Newman


When my son was born, sleep deprivation was a given.  Between infant nighttime feedings and creatures that go boo in adolescent nightmares, my husband and I were regularly on call. Fast forward, my son is now a teen, and I’m a highly symptomatic peri-menopausal mother. As a later in life mom, I ...