McCamy Taylor, MD, MPH, is a family physician who retired from medical practice at 40 after feeling burned out. For several years, she treated complications from her undiagnosed sleep disorder. Then, in 2001, she received her OSA diagnosis and documented her journey from the difficulty in diagnosing sleep apnea to the struggle with finding the right treatment. She has since written a series of books documenting hers and her husband’s search for the right sleep therapy to treat OSA and how she came back from disability to resume the practice of medicine.
McCamy Taylor's Books
Life After CPAP: A Physician's Experience with Obstrutive Sleep Apnea, the Most Commonly Missed Common Diagnosis in the US
Life Without CPAP: The True Story of a Healthcare System that Eliminated Sleep Studies and CPAP for Five Years as Told by a Physician
Life with CPAP: Central and Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Recent Advanced in Therapy
If you are like most people with a sleep disorder, you will see doctors for several years and run up thousands of dollars in medical bills before realizing you have a sleep problem. When you discover the truth---when you go online and read about your diagnosis, and all the pieces fit together like a jigsaw puzzle---you will probably feel frustrated and angry. You will probably ask (out loud) “...