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  • Sleeping with a CPAP Machine

    By Expert Sleep Medicine on August 13, 2019
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    If you’ve been recently diagnosed with sleep apnea, it’s likely that you were recommended to use a CPAP machine for sleeping at home. A CPAP, or continuous positive airway pressure, is a treatment that uses mild air pressure to keep the airways open. It is used for many patients with breathing problems, including but not limited to sleep apnea.  A […]
  • Back to School Sleep Schedules

    By Expert Sleep Medicine on August 12, 2019
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    Start Rolling Back Your Children’s Wake Time Now For many kids around the Louisville metro, the long summer of sleeping in, staying up late and enjoying leisurely mornings is coming to a rapid close. The sleep doctors at Expert Sleep Medicine (ESM) recommend parents start to adjust their children’s bedtime and wake up time gradually a few weeks before school. This gradual change […]
  • 5 Tips to Make Your Home Sleep Test a Success!

    By Expert Sleep Medicine on May 15, 2019
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    A staff member will instruct you how to use the home sleep apnea testing unit; here are a few tips to help you during the sleep test!
  • How Daylight Saving Time Can Affect Your Sleep

    By Expert Sleep Medicine on March 7, 2019
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    In March we’ll be “springing forward” an hour on account of the daylight saving time change. The change officially happens at 2 am on Sunday, but many will set their clocks ahead an hour this coming Saturday before heading to bed. Changing your clocks is not the only thing you can do to prepare for the time change. We “only” […]
  • New Research on Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Pregnancy

    By Expert Sleep Medicine on December 18, 2018
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    Trouble sleeping when a baby is on the way may be more than just more frequent visits to the bathroom throughout the night, queasiness, heartburn, and body aches. Recent research has shown that during pregnancy, 30% of women develop obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in their third trimester. Sufficient and quality sleep is vital for everyone, but especially for pregnant women […]
  • Roseanne, OSA, and CPAP Masks

    By Expert Sleep Medicine on March 30, 2018
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    Earlier this week a new season of Roseanne, the sitcom that ended in the 90’s, aired a new episode. Prominently featured in the first few minutes of the show is the main character’s husband, Dan, alive and well, wearing a sleep apnea mask. Roseanne exclaims, “I thought you were dead,” as she wakes him up. You can see the clip […]
  • How Your Sleep Can Affect Your Heart

    By Expert Sleep Medicine on February 23, 2018
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    February is American Heart Month. This month is an excellent time to learn about ways to stay heart healthy and why it is essential. Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer worldwide, affecting 1 in 3 Americans in some form. There are 16.5 million Americans who are age 20 and older who are living with coronary heart disease. People who […]
  • Expert Sleep Medicine Jeffersonville Office Moving Location

    By Expert Sleep Medicine on December 4, 2017
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    Expert Sleep Medicine is moving to a new office in Bardstown. Drs. Warren Shaikun and Christopher Howerton will continue to see patients for sleep disorder diagnosis and treatment. Our current office, located in the Flaget Medical Office Building at 4359 New Shepherdsville Rd, will stay open for appointments through October 31.
  • Holiday Hours 2017

    By Expert Sleep Medicine on November 21, 2017
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    Here is a list of our office closings for Thanksgiving, our Annual Company Christmas Party, Christmas, and New Year’s this holiday season. As it grows colder, please check our Facebook page for severe weather closings. Thanksgiving: All offices will be closed on Thursday, November 23 and  Friday, November 24. Holiday Party Closing: Closing Early on Friday, December 15: Louisville, St. […]
  • Expert Sleep Medicine Bardstown Office Moving Location

    By Expert Sleep Medicine on October 12, 2017
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    Expert Sleep Medicine is moving to a new office in Bardstown. Drs. Warren Shaikun and Christopher Howerton will continue to see patients for sleep disorder diagnosis and treatment. Our current office, located in the Flaget Medical Office Building at 4359 New Shepherdsville Rd, will stay open for appointments through October 31.