class="pagetitle"> Lungs & Breathing

Sleep Should Be Silent

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Presented by: Rafael Pelayo, MD Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine February 12, 2015 Snoring is the target of many jokes. But doctors have another name for it: heroic snoring. That’s because snoring actually rescues a sleeper from not getting enough air to breathe, said Rafael Pelayo, [...]

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Living Better with COPD

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Presented by: Daya Upadhyay, MD Assistant Professor, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Stanford University Medical Center November 3, 2011 Watch the video Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease which blocks the airflow and makes it increasingly difficult to breathe. COPD can cause shortness of breath, coughing, wheezing, excess mucus, chest tightness, [...]

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