Un-stuff Your Stuffy Nose For Better Sleep

doctorstevenpark.com| Un-stuff Your Stuffy Nose For Better Sleep Whether or Not You Use CPAP In this video I’m going to reveal why it’s so vitally important for you to breathe well through your nose if CPAP is going to work for you. Whether or not you have obstructive sleep apnea, good nasal breathing is vital…

Natural and Unnatural Ways to Decongest Your Nose

doctorstevenpark.com| Natural and Unnatural Ways to Decongest Your Nose If you search the Internet, there are literally hundreds of different suggestions on how to get rid of a stuffy nose. Some of the commonly seen options include natural, home remedies such as steam, garlic, onion, essential oils, saline, and ginger. However, in this article, I’d…

Q&A About Sleep Apnea with James Nestor, Author of Breath

doctorstevenpark.com| Q&A About Sleep Apnea with James Nestor, Author of Breath James Nestor is an award-winning journalist and author of Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art. It became an instant New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Los Angeles Times Top 10 bestseller. I had the privilege of being interviewed for his video FAQs…

Can Acid Reflux Medications Cause Dementia?

doctorstevenpark.com| Can Acid Reflux Medications Cause Dementia? An interesting article caught my attention regarding the association between long-term proton pump inhibitor use and rates of dementia. Researchers from the University of Rostock in Germany analyzed over 73,000 medical records from an insurance database from 2004 to 2011. What they found was that patients receiving proton…

7 Ways You Can Prevent Putting on Pounds During This Pandemic

doctorstevenpark.com| 7 Ways You Can Prevent Putting on Pounds During This Pandemic One casual observation I’ve seen during countless Zoom and FaceTime sessions with old friends and acquaintances is that many seem to have gained significant weight. I admit that just by seeing their faces onscreen is not an objective way of documenting weight gain….

Can Coronavirus Cause You to Gain Weight?

doctorstevenpark.com| Can Coronavirus Cause You to Gain Weight? I have to admit that the title is a head fake. There are no studies that I’m aware of that suggests that catching the coronavirus may lead to weight gain. However, I will make a strong argument that for many people, it can promote weight gain indirectly…

How Mouth Breathing May Put You At Risk for Viral Infections

doctorstevenpark.com| How Mouth Breathing May Put You At Risk for Viral Infections In his classic book, Shut Your Mouth and Save Your Life (1870), American painter George Catlin described a correlation between pre-civil war Native Americans who were mouth breathers and various chronic illnesses. In a 30 year span (1830 to 1860), he visited over…