Fatigue is the Enemy of Virtue By Craig Schwimmer, MD

June 7, 2013

This fascinating article describes the way that sleep deprivation impacts ethical decision making. People who suffered from even minor amounts of sleep deprivation were more likely to cheat than were people who got more rest. This is another example of how sleep makes our lives better, and of how we suffer when we don’t get [...]

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Steve Harvey! By Craig Schwimmer, MD

October 9, 2012

A few weeks back I received a call from a producer on Steve Harvey’s new TV show. Seems they had gotten a call from a young lady who was considering moving in with her boyfriend, but was reluctant to move ahead because of his snoring. Would I be interested in helping out, she wanted to [...]

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Bedfellows Have Health Benefits By Victoria S. Brkovich, MD

September 13, 2012

According to studies from the University of Pittsburgh, sleeping with your loved one (co-sleeping) may lead to better health.  The researchers found that couples who sleep together were less likely to awaken during the night and more likely to sleep soundly.  They also found that co-sleeping could actually help to lessen the levels of the [...]

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Give the Gift of Good Sleep

February 15, 2012

Dr. Schwimmer talks with BodyChecklist.com about how snoring can affect your love life and what you can do about it. Give your significant other the gift of good sleep with minimally invasive, office-based treatment for snoring and sleep apnea. Learn more about The Snoring Center minimally invasive treatments for snoring and sleep apnea.

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Better Sleep, Better Sex

June 21, 2010

Sleep impacts every aspect of our lives, and our sex lives are not immune to this relationship. Sleep problems, particularly sleep disordered breathing (snoring and sleep apnea), directly affect our sex lives – from our desire to our ability to perform sexually to our likelihood of having a willing partner in bed with us. Several [...]

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Your Better Sleep Tip of the Week: Don’t Do Unpleasant Things in Bed

February 16, 2010
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Put your bed to good use. If you have any degree of insomnia, use your bed ONLY for sleep and sex. Don’t do stressful, unpleasant things like paying bills or doing work in bed. The negative association can really make it harder to relax and drift off to sleep.

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Your Better Sleep Tip of the Week: Bask in the Morning Sun

February 1, 2010
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Get outside and see the sun every morning – it’s a great way to reinforce your body’s natural clock. We are supposed to sleep when it’s dark and be awake when it’s light. Unfortunately, many of us don’t regularly reinforce that natural rhythm by seeing sunlight in the morning. Taking in sunshine for a few minutes [...]

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The Early Bird Doesn’t Always Get the Worm

December 1, 2009

Early to bed, early to rise? It’s not for everyone. Click here for more.

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