Episode 12Seasonal Allergies & Sleep

Nasal congestion is one of the most common and bothersome symptoms of allergies. Significant nasal stuffiness and congested nasal passages is a primary factor in poor and reduced sleep quality, especially in those who suffer from sleep apnea according to NYC allergist Dr. Clifford Bassett. In this &SLEEP episode, Dr. Bassett details the natural physiology of breathing through our nose and how important it is to treat congestion to maintain quality sleep.

Dr. Clifford W. Bassett, MD

Clifford W. Bassett, M.D., FACAAI, FAAAAI is founder of Allergy & Asthma Care of NY and author of “The New Allergy Solution” published in 2017. He is an allergy expert and offers an informed integrative and whole-body approach to both allergy prevention and management. Dr. Bassett is on the teaching faculty at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine and Weill Cornell Medical College.

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