Videos: The Truth About Sleep and Sleeping Disorders

1 min read  |  September 11, 2018  | 

In these five videos, University of Miami Health System’s Director of Sleep Surgery, Dr. Carlos Torre, discusses sleeping disorders and what you can do to sleep better.

What causes sleep apnea?

When you have sleep apnea, a type of sleeping disorder, you have a small airway that collapses and causes a reduction of airflow when sleeping.

Can children have sleep apnea?

Yes, sleep apnea can also occur in children. Interestingly, one of the symptoms of pediatric sleep apnea is behavioral problems.

Will alcohol help me sleep?

Even though having a drink or two before bed may relax you, it does not help you sleep better.

How can I get better sleep?

Developing good sleep habits is an essential step for sleeping better. Watch these tips on how to set yourself up for a successful night’s sleep.

What is sleep surgery?

Patients who have hard-to-treat sleeping disorders may benefit from sleep surgery despite common misconceptions to the contrary.

Tags: Dr. Carlos Torre, sleep apnea, sleep disorder, sleep medicine, sleep surgery

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