Northern Westchester Hospital Blog


Sleep Expert at Northern Westchester Hospital Explains Sleep Apnea, Symptoms, Dangers, and Treatment Options

Posted on April 22nd, 2014 by

Sleep Apnea: Symptoms, Dangers, and Treatment Options By Dr. Praveen Rudraraju, Director of the Center for Sleep Medicine at Northern Westchester Hospital What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea (AP-ne-ah) is a common disorder where you have one or more pauses in breathing or shallow breaths while you sleep. What are the signs of sleep apnea? […]

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Help for Daylight Saving Time Sleep Problems

Posted on March 6th, 2014 by

Spring Forward with Ease By Dr. Praveen Rudraraju, Director, Center for Sleep Medicine, Northern Westchester Hospital The hour time change will affect some people more than others due to difficulty adjusting their circadian rhythm. By altering the clock our internal clock becomes out of sync or mismatched with our current day-night cycle. Here are a […]

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Adjusting to Daylight Saving Time for Children

Posted on March 5th, 2014 by

Sweat Dreams By Dr. Lewis Kass, Pediatric Sleep Specialist, Northern Westchester Hospital Children’s busy schedules may have more of an impact on their sleep than daylight saving time. In today’s world the one hour time change is the smallest of the issues that affect our children’s ability to get to sleep. Most school-age children are […]

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New York Sleep Medicine Specialist Discusses The Importance of Sleep

Posted on August 13th, 2013 by

Sleep Better: Your Life May Depend On It By Dr. Praveen Rudraraju, Medical Director of the Center for Sleep Medicine, Northern Westchester Hospital Sleeping poorly may seem like a mere annoyance. Sure, that’s true for the occasional night of tossing and turning. But a pattern of sleeplessness — or poor quality sleep — can be dangerous. People […]

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