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Eli Hendel, M.D.

Eli Hendel, M.D., Health Pro

Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases

How You Know It's Sleep Apnea... or Just Simple Snoring

Quite frequently, a patient will tell me they've become aware that they snore, or that their partner has noticed it. Their solution is I order a sleep study to evaluate the snoring and test for sleep apnea. In fact, I also see this “sleep study evaluation” prescription quite often ordered by primary care physicians... Read moreChevron

posted 03/18/2015, comments (0)|
Martin Reed

Understanding Sleep Debt and How to Overcome It

The concept is simple: If you do not get the amount of sleep you need each night, you go into sleep debt. A missed hour or two of sleep each night can add up to a lot over the course of a week. For example, if you have insomnia and miss 2 hours of sleep each night of the... Read moreChevron

posted 03/16/2015, comments (0)|
Martin Reed

New Drug Guidelines for Ambien

If you have been taking the prescription sleep aid Ambien, you should know that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) changed its dosage recommendations and specifically advises women to use lower... Read moreChevron

posted 03/11/2015, comments (0)|
Martin Reed

Five Ways Sleep Deprivation Impacts Your Life


If you have insomnia and are unable to sleep for more than a few hours a night, you already know that it makes you feel tired. You and your loved ones probably also know that lack of sleep can make you grumpy. What you may not know is how lack of sleep affects... Read moreChevron

posted 03/06/2015, comments (0)|
Martin Reed

Research Shows Insomnia May Be All in Your Head

Research is showing that insomnia may truly be all in your head. Not meaning it is imagined, but that the brains of insomniacs are truly different than the brains of healthy sleepers.


Researchers at John Hopkins report Read moreChevron

posted 02/23/2015, comments (0)|

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