Blog

April 4, 2018

The purpose of this blog is to promote Health and Wellness to parents and their children. Our job as physicians is to do exactly this and additionally improve the quality of life of everyone that I come into contact with.

How much sleep do we really need? This is a ques...

January 11, 2018

Q. Does magnesium help you sleep?

A. Studies have found a link between low levels of magnesium, an essential mineral that plays a crucial role in a wide range of bodily processes, and sleep disorders. But if you are concerned you aren’t getting enough magnesium, changin...

November 6, 2017


There’s a long list of weird things that can happen when you sleep—think sleepwalking, sleep sex, or even waking up unable to move your body. But as for the noises you make, those are pretty normal, right?

Well, not all the sounds you make when you sleep are...

October 9, 2017


Insomnia can do worse than just tire you out the next day. If you're suffering from chronic lack of sleep, it can take a toll on your overall health.

Ongoing sleep deficiency can lower your immune system, making it harder for your body to fight infections. It can trigg...

October 9, 2017

Netflix biggest competitor is SLEEP!! 

Cognizant arousal may get you anxious at the time where you should be gearing down, turning off your electronics, lowering the light and getting ready for sleep.  It's easy to get emotionally invested in the characters and the scen...

September 18, 2017

THURSDAY, Sept. 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Lots of middle-aged American women are fretfully counting sheep each night, new research shows.

The study, from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, found that close to 20 percent of all women aged 40 to 59 sai...

September 13, 2017

Booking a first-class seat that doubles as a bed might be the best bet for sleeping on a plane, but what's a girl to do when her bank account calls for coach? Well, no matter *where* your seat is, you're still going to want to focus on getting some quality rest to set...

August 31, 2017

Can sleeping on the wrong type of pillow cause neck pain? Actually yes: Your pillow matters quite a bit, says Raj Dasgupta, MD, FAASM, assistant professor of clinical medicine at Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. Sleep is like a puzzle,...

August 25, 2017

"Most of us spend a lot of time exercising, watching what we eat, and seeing our doctors, but we forget there's a whole eight hours per night that affect what we do during the day," says Rajkumar Dasgupta, an assistant professor of clinical medicine at the Keck School...

August 23, 2017

Cleveland Clinic researchers previously tested the Medcline in patients with gastroesophygeal reflux disease (GERD), although that data has not been published. While GERD tends to present as classic heartburn symptoms, LPR can be more subtle and harder to diagnose, say...

Please reload

Featured Posts

Healthline: Living Hard on the Weekends Can Wreck Your Health

June 16, 2017

1/2
Please reload

Archive
Please reload

Follow Me
  • Grey Facebook Icon
  • Grey Twitter Icon
  • Grey Instagram Icon
  • Grey Pinterest Icon

Pulmonary Specialist, USC Professor, & Author.

  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Twitter Social Icon
  • YouTube Social  Icon