Blog

Archive
Search Blog

Category Archives: Sleep

How CBD Oil Might Help You Sleep

Introduction Have you ever considered CBD oil for sleep? To discuss the topic, we invite to the Straight, No Chaser contributor panel researcher Samantha Kent. When it comes to get
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD April 11, 2019

Your Guide to Sleep and Sleep Disorders

Introduction It’s National Sleep Awareness Week, and this Straight, No Chaser is all about sleep and sleep disorders. It’s amazing how many of us suffer through disrupt
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD March 4, 2019

Insomnia – You Are Not Getting Sleepy

Introduction This post on insomnia is part of a Straight, No Chaser series on sleep disorders.  So the pendulum swings from hypersomnia to insomnia. Talking about insomnia makes
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD March 8, 2018

Why Are You So Sleepy (Hypersomnia)?

Introduction This post on hypersomnia is part of a Straight, No Chaser series on sleep disorders. Are You Always Tired and Sleepy? Are you one of those individuals who is always ti
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD March 7, 2018

Understanding Sleep Apnea

Introduction This Straight, No Chaser post on Sleep Apnea is part of a series on sleep and sleep disorders. What is Sleep Apnea? We’ve discussed many components of sleep and slee
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD March 6, 2018

Narcolepsy – The Sleep Attack

Introduction This post on narcolepsy is part of a Straight, No Chaser series on sleep disorders. When you hear about narcolepsy, it’s usually in the context of some joke, but i
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD March 5, 2018

Late Night Shift Work and Shift Work Sleep Disorder

Introduction This Straight, No Chaser post on late night shift work and shift work sleep disorder is part of our sleep and sleep disorder series. I used to love to work third shift
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD March 4, 2018

National Sleep Awareness Week: What’s Normal Sleep?

Introduction It’s National Sleep Awareness Week, and Straight, No Chaser wants you to wake up, pay attention and learn why sleep is such an important part of your life! Why
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD March 3, 2018

Straight, No Chaser: Quick Tips – You Snore Too Much

You snore too much.  What this means is your breathing is intermittently partially obstructed while you’re sleeping.  Snoring is the sound of air moving past that obstruction.
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD March 10, 2017

Straight, No Chaser: Insomnia – You Are Not Getting Sleepy

This is part of a Straight, No Chaser series on sleep disorders.  So the pendulum swings from hypersomnia to insomnia. Talking about insomnia makes me, well, tired. You know wha
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD March 9, 2017

Straight, No Chaser: Why Are You So Sleepy (aka Hypersomnia)?

This is part of a Straight, No Chaser series on sleep disorders. Are you one of those individuals who is always tired and sleepy? You take iron, you exercise and you’re getting s
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD March 8, 2017

Straight, No Chaser: Sleep Apnea

We’ve discussed many components of sleep and sleep disorders. A very common condition that many of you are walking around with undiagnosed is sleep apnea.  Sleep apnea is a comm
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD March 7, 2017

Straight, No Chaser: Narcolepsy – The Sleep Attack

This is part of a Straight, No Chaser series on sleep disorders. When you hear about narcolepsy, it’s usually in the context of some joke, but it’s a horrifying condition. Lo
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD March 6, 2017

Straight, No Chaser: Late Night Shift Work and Shift Work Sleep Disorder

I used to love to work third shift. Generally, I’d be the only “boss” around, so I really got to enjoy my staff in a way that wasn’t possible during the day shifts. The onl
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD March 5, 2017

Straight, No Chaser: Understanding Normal Sleep and How Much Sleep You Need

It’s National Sleep Awareness Week, and Straight, No Chaser wants you to wake up, pay attention and learn why sleep is such an important part of your life! Do you ever think
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD March 4, 2017

Straight, No Chaser: Quick Tips – You Snore Too Much

You snore too much.  What this means is your breathing is intermittently partially obstructed while you’re sleeping.  Snoring is the sound of air moving past that obstruction.
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD March 13, 2016

Understanding the Horror of Night Terrors

Introduction This Straight, No Chaser post on night terrors is part of a series on sleep and sleep disorders. I wonder how many of you have been exposed to night terrors.  These a
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD March 12, 2016

Straight, No Chaser: Your Rebuttals and Questions about Insomnia

You are certainly an entertaining group behind the scenes. Here are some of your questions on insomnia. Be reminded that should you want to leave me a private question, just go to
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD March 11, 2016

Straight, No Chaser: Insomnia – You Are Not Getting Sleepy

This is part of a Straight, No Chaser series on sleep disorders.  So the pendulum swings from hypersomnia to insomnia. Talking about insomnia makes me, well, tired. You know wha
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD March 10, 2016

Straight, No Chaser: Why Are You So Sleepy (aka Hypersomnia)?

This is part of a Straight, No Chaser series on sleep disorders. Are you one of those individuals who is always tired and sleepy? You take iron, you exercise and you’re getting s
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD March 9, 2016
Page 1 of 2
1 2