April 27, 2018

Studying the Genomics of Sleep Disorders

Recently, Stanford partnered up with a data holding company, Prometheus, to start collecting data on the genomics of sleep disorders. Since there is so little understanding as a whole as to what all happens during someone’s sleep, this data is going to be invaluable. The data will come from 30,000 sleep study patients and show everything they can monitor about […]
August 16, 2016
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Columbus Ohio Sleep Apnea Dentist to be Keynote Speaker

Columbus Ohio Sleep Apnea Dentist Mark Levy has been chosen as the keynote speaker at the 2016 X Russian Conference in Moscow, Russia Columbus Ohio Sleep Apnea Dentist Mark Levy DDS has been chosen as the keynote speaker at the 2016 X Russian Conference. The conference, entitled “Actual Problems of Somnology,” will be held at the I.M. Sechenov First Moscow […]
April 22, 2016
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Mark Levy DDS Awarded Janice B. Ballas Community Service Award

For immediate release: April 13, 2016 – Hilliard, OH A local Hilliard, OH dentist has been awarded the Annual Janice B. Ballas Community Service Award for outstanding service and involvement in the Henry Schein Dental Holocaust Survivors Oral Health Program. Mark Levy DDS Awarded the Prestigious Janice B. Ballas Community Service Award Mark Levy DDS has been awarded the Annual […]
November 2, 2015

Dr Mark Levy & Team Win Best Dental Practice in Columbus Ohio

Thanks to our wonderful patients in Hilliard & Columbus Ohio, Dr. Mark Levy and the practice was voted Best Dental Practice in Columbus Ohio for 2015 by Columbus CEO Magazine as an outstanding Columbus Ohio dentist. See our write-up in Newswire.
October 17, 2019
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How Can a Dentist Help with Sleep Apnea?

If you have sleep apnea, or are close to someone who does, then you’re probably already aware of the importance of keeping up with your treatments and regular check-ups with your healthcare provider. For many people, this means daily use of a CPAP machine and frequent visits to a physician. But did you know that a dentist can also help […]
December 19, 2018

Sleep Apnea and Depression

Many who struggle with depression do not even realize they may have issues with their sleep. However, these two conditions are more closely related than people realize. If you do not get solid sleep each night, it can leave you feeling run down and depressed. The longer this cycle goes on, the worse those feelings can become. Recent studies have […]
March 31, 2018

Sleep Problems Blamed for Two Train Accidents

Sleep problems are often blamed for feeling unfocused, tired, and unenergetic. In the case of two commuter train accidents in New York City, however, sleep problems are being blamed for a number of injuries and one death. According to an investigation conducted by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the engineers on the trains had undiagnosed sleep disorders. These disorders […]
March 29, 2018

Cavefish Help Researchers Better Understand Human Sleep Disorders

Researchers have been learning a lot about human sleep disorders by watching and testing a specific variety of cavefish native to the waters of northeast Mexico. People have been fascinated with these fish for years. However, in a recent discovery, new information showed up that gave the researchers a lot of insight about sleep. No one expected to learn much […]
February 28, 2018

Investigators Blame Sleep Apnea for Two Devastating Train Crashes

The sleep apnea epidemic is quickly growing out of control. The National Transportation Safety Board is reporting that people are falling asleep at the wheel across the country. Two New York City commuter train crashes may be a direct result of undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea. This condition repeatedly disrupts sleep upwards of hundreds of times per night. As a result, […]
February 16, 2018

Obstructive Sleep Apnea May Increase Amyloid Burden

Obstructive sleep apnea is a dangerous condition we learn more about each passing week. What once seemed like a simple, inconvenient sleeping disorder is actually a much bigger problem than originally thought. The effect of sleeping conditions such as OSA on the human brain is especially worrisome. New research has even shown that it has the potential to affect the […]
January 31, 2018

AI Algorithm Monitors Sleep with Radio Waves

Research has found a non-invasive way to monitor how people sleep using an AI algorithm instead of intrusive monitors. For years, people have had to endure sleep tests with wires and electrodes all over. This is part of why some people will not go in and get diagnosed with any type of sleeping disorders. However, that is all about to […]
January 26, 2018

Sleep Is Important for Good Health

Do you get enough sleep to actually be healthy, or don’t you know? Most people do not get enough sleep, and because of it, their health suffers. There are only a few people who truly understand the correlation between how much rest you get and the overall health of your body. When you do not get sufficient rest at night, […]
December 15, 2017

The Connection between Menopause, Sleep, and Sleep Apnea

Many women experience difficulties sleeping as they go through menopause, with good reason. This prominent life shift involves physical, psychological, and hormonal changes. Studies now hint that menopause and sleep disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, may have some sort of connection. Researchers now think that women who experience extreme menopause symptoms may be at a higher risk […]
December 11, 2017

Hot Flashes May Increase Risk for Sleep Apnea and other Heart Issues

It seems that the war on sleep disorders such as sleep apnea is much larger than anyone ever anticipated. New studies are constantly showing us that this extremely dangerous disorder can impact our lives and bodies in ways we never realized. The most recent study hints at a connection between certain menopausal women and sleep apnea. This link is extremely […]
December 4, 2017

Sleep Apnea May Have Been a Factor in California Bus Crash

Undiagnosed sleep apnea is extremely dangerous. This is true not only for the individual suffering from the sleep disorder, but for others as well. Many people don’t realize the impact that sleep apnea can have on their lives and the lives of those around them. The truth is, this sleep disorder is far more dangerous than you may realize. Individuals […]
November 30, 2017

Snoring Can Kill You If You Do Not Get It Treated

Snoring is certainly annoying, but did you know that it can actually lead to death if it’s not treated? Snoring makes it difficult to get a good night’s sleep, and that can lead to a number of different types of long-term damage. Without at least six hours of good sleep every night, the risk of a number of conditions such […]
November 27, 2017

Sleep Issues Are Hard to Detect

There are tons of people out there who struggle with sleep issues, but do not realize it. It is said that as many as 22 million people in the United States alone have sleep apnea. However, 90% of that 22 million is totally unaware that they have any type of a problem. Do you have issues sleeping that leave you […]
November 17, 2017

Sleep Problems for Ryan Jensen

There are many different types of sleep problems out there, one of which is sleep apnea. If you are a fan of the Baltimore Ravens, you likely know about center Ryan Jensen’s diagnosis with sleep apnea. According to Jensen, he knew something was not right. However, he did not expect sleep problems to be the cause of the issues he […]
November 13, 2017

Regulators Scrap Plan to Test for Sleep Apnea

In March of 2016, two different agencies within the Transportation Department put together a plan to test for sleep apnea in many of the country’s transportation professionals. The goal was to test both truckers and professional train operators for a condition called obstructive sleep apnea. This type of sleep apnea is one of the leading causes of preventable crashes. By […]
April 5, 2017

ADHD Can Make a Profound Impact on Your Child’s Life

If your child has been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, also known as ADHD, you know as well as anyone that it can be a struggle. There is a decided lack of common knowledge when it comes to this disorder. Many do not understand the endeavor that it can truly present. There are a wide variety of reasons that […]
February 28, 2017

Sleep Apnea Treatment – CPAP or BiPAP?

Sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder that causes the sufferer to have brief periods where they stop breathing when they sleep. This disorder is fairly common and many people don’t even realize that they are suffering from it. They just know that they are tired regardless of how much sleep they get. They also get complaints about snoring or snorting […]
February 9, 2017

Sleep Apnea Treatment Machines Can Help Save Your Life

Sleep apnea is a debilitating condition that prevents you from breathing properly as you sleep. People who suffer from sleep apnea typically awaken feeling tired though they went to bed early enough to get eight hours of sleep. This is because, unbeknownst to them, their sleep has been disrupted by shallow breathing or pauses in breathing that move them from […]
January 30, 2017

Sleep Apnea in Infants

Sleep Apnea is a very serious problem that in infants and is more prevalent if they are premature. There are three types of apnea; central, obstructive and mixed. Any of these can affect an infant, though obstructive sleep apnea is more common. Obstructive sleep apnea is also on the sleep disordered breathing (SDB) spectrum along with snoring and obstructive hypoventilation. […]
January 11, 2017

Sleep Apnea in Infants – A Brief Overview

Infant sleep apnea is common in low-weight premature infants, but is rare in infants that are delivered full term. Sleep apnea is a condition that causes a person to stop breathing when they sleep. This condition can affect anyone from infants to adults and is due to a variety of possible factors. But for infants the one factor that sets […]