Dr. Rosner is one of the leading experts in Michigan in treating snoring and sleep apnea. He has given numerous lectures and has been interviewed about new treatments for newspaper articles as well as radio and television. He is one of the select few ENTs double boarded in sleep medicine.
Snoring is irregular with pauses and may be very loud. Obesity, sleepiness, morning headache, and facial hair are common in apnea patients. Untreated sleep apnea makes patient feel older and tired. Apnea is diagnosed with an overnight sleep study (polysomnogram) performed in a sleep laboratory. In this test the number of breath holding episodes per hour, oxygen level, and sleep stage are measured. Home sleep testing is now offered as an alternative to in-lab testing.
Approximately 18 million Americans experience obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a sleep disorder that can cause serious problems such as excessive daytime sleepiness and fatigue, memory loss, and lack of concentration. These individuals have an increased risk of heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure. While PAP therapy is the preferred treatment method, not everybody can…Read More
Narcolepsy is a neurological disorder of the dream and wake switch. Patients may enter dream sleep while awake or waken during their dreams. Symptoms of Narcolepsy Daytime sleepiness Sudden, involuntary episodes of falling asleep during normal daytime activities Vivid dreams that are difficult to tell from reality Dreaming during naps Dreaming before fully asleep Never…Read More
Positive Airway Pressure, or PAP therapy is the most commonly prescribed treatment for patients suffering from Obstructive Sleep Apnea. This sleep disorder affects an estimated 18 million Americans and is characterized by periodic breathing interruptions throughout the night. These pauses, or gaps, in breathing may be accompanied by choking or gasping, but rarely awaken the…Read More
Sleep apnea is a disorder in which breathing is interrupted periodically throughout the night. These pauses, or gaps, in breathing may be accompanied by choking or gasping, but rarely awaken the sleeping individual. An estimated 18 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea, many of them unaware of their condition. What Causes Sleep Apnea? There are…Read More
Noisy breathing during sleep is known as snoring. This common problem affects a large segment of the population – approximately 90 million Americans snore occasionally, and over a third of those do so on a regular basis. Snoring isn’t just a nuisance; it can interfere with your quality of sleep, and may lead to serious…Read More
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Sleep apnea is a disorder of upper airway collapse. It is diagnosed by a sleep study. Untreated patients with moderate to severe sleep apnea tend to die early from heart attacks, strokes, or auto accidents. Patients with sleep apnea are usually prescribed positive airway pressure (PAP). PAP therapy works well for 80% of the patients.…Read More