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Neuro-biology of Sleep

By Dr.Manvir Bhatia & Ananya Sleep is an important and essential part of our lives. It rejuvenates us from all the fatigue. However, sleep is a very complex phenomenon. It mainly consists of alternating phases of the rapid eye movement (REM) and the non-eye eye (NREM) phase. The NREM is the first phase of sleep […]

HOW TO HANDLE CPAP PROBLEMS IN CLINICAL SETTINGS?

Benefits of a PAP-NAP

By Dr. Manvir Bhatia and Ms. Garima Sharma “Patience and perseverance is the key to success.” We know how a new foreign object on the face can be intimidating for patients who are already dealing with breathing difficulty day or night time. The right motivation and guidance are a must to begin any therapy. CPAP […]

SLEEP CENTER SETUP: HOW TO GET STARTED

By Dr. Manvir Bhatia/MS. Garima Sharma INTRODUCTION   “Turn your fears into excitement. Your anxieties into enthusiasm. Your passion into energy.”― Sanober Khan If you are a neurologist especially interested in the field of neurological disorders which are often associated with sleep disorders such as sleep apnea, hypersomnia, insomnia, and restless legs syndrome, this article […]

When-is-snoring a sign of a deeper problem?

 “I was not able to sleep last night; you were snoring so loud”  “No, I don’t snore, you are not saying right.” Everyone who snores has had to deal with this issue at some point in their lives. So, let’s talk about what snoring is and why it occurs. In simple words, snoring is a […]

CBT-I for Insomnia

CBT-I for InsomniaInsomnia is a sleep disorder that results in loss of sleep. A person might fight difficulty in falling asleep orwake up too early. This drains out all of the energy and makes one feel tired throughout the day. Itadversely affects an individual’s regular life and efficiency and needs to be addressed as soon […]

ROLE OF A DENTIST IN  THE MANAGEMENT OF OSA AND SNORING

ROLE OF A DENTIST IN  THE MANAGEMENT OF OSA AND SNORING Snoring is the sound that occurs when air flows past relaxed tissues in your throat, causing the tissues to vibrate as you breathe. Nearly half of adults snore and over 25 percent are habitual snorers. Snoring problem and sleeping disorders are more frequent in […]

Multiple Sleep Latency Test

What is the Multiple Sleep Latency Test? The Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT) checks for excessive daytime sleepiness by measuring how quickly you fall asleep in a quiet environment during the day. Also known as a daytime nap study, the MSLT is used to diagnose narcolepsy and  hypersomnia. How to prepare for the Multiple Sleep Latency Test? […]

LEVEL-3 HOME SLEEP TEST

What is a home sleep apnea test? (HSAT): It’s a convenient,simple and affordable sleep apnea test that can be prescribed by a physician to diagnose Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in the comfort of your home. It is also called Limited channel sleep study/a portable sleep study or LEVEL-3 sleep study test. What parameters Level-3 of […]

ONLINE SLEEP MEDICINE COURSE: WHY TO ENROLL? WHO SHOULD ENROLL?

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What is online education? The lives of people in the field of healthcare and medicine are very eventful and busy. Be it doctors, interns, nurses, pathologists etc. all of them have  packed schedules. Their devotion to the profession is what gives them the strength to keep working hard and learn something new everyday. Online education […]

Blog on Basic Course in Sleep Medicine

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Learn everything about the science of Sleep The sleep medicine field has grown up fast over the past few years. It has developed as a documented subspecialty in Western countries, but yet to be in developing markets. General Medical practitioner and professionals may encounter patients with sleep problems and may often initiate therapy. It would […]