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Latest by Eli Hendel, M.D.

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Living With

Lucid Dreaming: What Does It Feel Like?

Some believe that if we can alter the contents of a dream, we can better address our fears.

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Medication

Is This Form of THC a Game-Changer for Sleep Apnea?

A recent study on treatment involves a rather controversial medicinal agent: Dronabinol.

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Treatment

Do Sleep Disorders Contribute to Infertility Issues?

Could your troubles with getting a good night’s sleep also be linked to your troubles conceiving?

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Treatment

Treating Severe Asthma

Managing and treating severe asthma requires different strategies depending on frequency of attacks and dosages of controller medication.

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Severe Asthma: Using Phenotype Testing

We discuss the use of phenotypes to identify people who are likely to develop resistant asthma — asthma that does not respond well to treatment.

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Treatment

Overcoming CPAP Compliance Issues

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) often requires treatment with a CPAP. Learn about ways to make CPAP masks more comfortable and easier to use.

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Complications

Keep COPD Triggers Out of the Bedroom

Remove these common COPD triggers from your bedroom to help you breath and sleep better.

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Treatment

Understanding Pulmonary Rehabilitation

An in-depth look at what some consider the most effective therapy for COPD.

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Treatment

Health Organizations That Treat Severe Asthma

The three health organizations who address severe asthma, and the treatments they use.

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Alternative Treatment

Does CPAP Help Teens Avoid OSA Complications?

Many teenagers with OSA do not appreciate that they have a serious medical problem. That’s not good.