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  • Fred D. Hunker, M.D.

    Fred D. Hunker, M.D.

    Thursday, October 18 2012 12:22 PM EDT2012-10-18 16:22:25 GMT
    DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH:November 13, 1947, Montgomery, Alabama OFFICE ADDRESS:Montgomery Pulmonary Consultants, P.A. 1440 Narrow Lane Parkway Montgomery, Alabama 36111 (334)281-4140 Fax # (334)281-4198More >>
    Dr. Fred D. Hunker received a B.A. from Creighton University in Omaha and earned his degree in medicine in 1974 from University of Nebraska College of Medicine.  He is Board Certified in Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine.More >>
  • Epworth Sleepiness Scale

    Epworth Sleepiness Scale

    Monday, October 12 2009 12:16 PM EDT2009-10-12 16:16:43 GMT
    How likely are you to doze off or fall asleep in the following situations, in contrast to feeling just tired? More >>
  • Additional Sleep InformationAdditional Sleep InformationMore>>

  • Misconceptions about Sleep

    Misconceptions about Sleep

    Thursday, October 18 2012 11:46 AM EDT2012-10-18 15:46:26 GMT
    Have you ever heard someone say "we all need 8 hours of sleep," or "snoring isn't harmful"?  Learn the truth about these and other common misconceptions.More >>
    Have you ever heard someone say "we all need 8 hours of sleep," or "snoring isn't harmful"?  Learn the truth about these and other common misconceptions.More >>
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome

    Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome

    Thursday, October 18 2012 11:44 AM EDT2012-10-18 15:44:22 GMT
    What is it? Do I have it? Apnea means the absence of breath. An apnea during sleep (sleep apnea) is measured if it lasts 10 seconds or more, and are counted throughout the night to give us a figure.More >>
    Apnea means the absence of breath. An apnea during sleep (sleep apnea) is measured if it lasts 10 seconds or more, and are counted throughout the night to give us a figure. This number is called the RDI, or respiratory disturbance index and is an average of respiratory disturbances (usually apneas) during sleep per hour.More >>
  • The Sleep Cycle

    The Sleep Cycle

    Monday, October 12 2009 12:13 PM EDT2009-10-12 16:13:42 GMT
    During sleep, we experience two alternating types or states of sleep over an 8-hour time period: NREM sleep and REM sleep. More >>
  • Sleep DisordersMore>>

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome

    Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome

    Thursday, October 18 2012 11:44 AM EDT2012-10-18 15:44:22 GMT
    What is it? Do I have it? Apnea means the absence of breath. An apnea during sleep (sleep apnea) is measured if it lasts 10 seconds or more, and are counted throughout the night to give us a figure.More >>
    Apnea means the absence of breath. An apnea during sleep (sleep apnea) is measured if it lasts 10 seconds or more, and are counted throughout the night to give us a figure. This number is called the RDI, or respiratory disturbance index and is an average of respiratory disturbances (usually apneas) during sleep per hour.More >>
  • Sleep Deprivation

    Sleep Deprivation

    Monday, October 12 2009 12:11 PM EDT2009-10-12 16:11:42 GMT
    Productivity, performance, difficulty completing a task and making errors are all signs of sleep deprivation.More >>
  • Narcolepsy

    Narcolepsy

    Monday, October 12 2009 12:09 PM EDT2009-10-12 16:09:31 GMT
    Narcolepsy is a serious chronic neurological and disabling disorder that can significantly impair one’s life and could possibly lead to injury. More >>
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