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Could the Apple Watch Detect Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea?

Published on Sep 11,2018
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Dr. Pankaj P. Singh

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A collaboration between the University of California San Francisco and a startup called Cardiogram recently conducted a new study that suggests that the Apple Watch, and other wearable heart-rate sensors, may be able to detect high blood pressure and sleep apnea when used in conjunction... Read More

Is Your Lack of Sleep Causing You to Overeat?

Published on Sep 04,2018
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Dr. Pankaj P. Singh

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Not getting enough zzz’s every night? In addition to putting you at risk for higher mortality rates, heart disease, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s, sleep debt can also increase your risk of overeating and as a result, obesity. In the October 2017 volume of Sleep, the paper, “Unrecognized Sleep Loss Accumulated... Read More

Medical Marijuana and Oral Health

Published on Mar 11,2018
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Dr. Pankaj P. Singh

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As more individual states legalize marijuana each year, we need to discuss the impact of marijuana on our oral health. That’s not to say that this is a new phenomenon—people have been partaking of pot, weed, or Maryjane as you may hear it colloquially called since it was first discovered by the Neolithics some... Read More

Sleep Apnea and Your Heart: The connection that increases mortality by 46%

Published on Jan 19,2018
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Dr. Pankaj P. Singh

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With the one-year anniversary of Carrie Fisher’s tragic death having just passed and the news that untreated sleep apnea played a significant role in her early death, it’s a great time to open up the conversation on how sleep apnea affects heart health... Read More

Could Sleep Apnea be Making Your Diabetes Worse?

Published on Jan 17,2018
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Dr. Pankaj P. Singh

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According to a new study published in the August edition of The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, when left untreated, sleep apnea can increase blood sugar and fat levels, stress hormones, and blood pressure, making several disease states, especially diabetes, worse... Read More


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