Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea is serious. Learn how you can help yourself.

October 17, 2017
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How Lack Of Sleep Causes Weight Gain

Recent studies have suggested an association between lack of sleep (or sleep duration) and weight gain. Sleeping less than five hours — or more than nine […]
September 7, 2017
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How to Tell the Difference Between Sleep Apnea and Snoring

About 40% of Americans over 40 suffer from snoring activity during sleep. While half of these people are just snorers, the other half may have a […]
August 25, 2017
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Preparing For A Sleep Study

An in-lab sleep study involves an overnight stay at a sleep center or hospital. Preparing for a sleep study is very important, and there are some […]
August 23, 2017
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What’s An In-lab Sleep Study?

An in-lab sleep study provides a sleep physician with the most complete evaluation of your sleep. You will be required to stay overnight at a sleep […]
August 11, 2017
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What’s A Pulse Oximeter?

Pulse oximeter is a device used to measure the oxygen level (oxygen saturation) of the blood. It is an easy, painless measure of how well oxygen is […]
August 7, 2017
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How To Diagnose Sleep Apnea

If you suspect that you have sleep apnea, the usual first step is to discuss your suspicions with your primary care physician. Your doctor may evaluate […]
August 4, 2017
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How Dangerous Is Snoring? The Health Risks And What To Do About It

Snoring is the sound caused by vibrations in the upper airways of the respiratory system due to partial obstructed air movement while sleeping. All too often snoring […]
July 31, 2017
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The 5 Most Common Types Of Surgery For Sleep Apnea

When CPAP masks become too much to handle, many sleep apnea sufferers simply abandon treatment all together. It’s a fact. Not only is this medically risky, […]
July 28, 2017
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Sleep Deficiency Harms Your Driving Ability More Than Being Drunk

Sleep deficiency makes people less productive. Getting enough quality sleep at the right times helps you function well throughout the day. But, here’s a real wake-up […]
July 27, 2017

Hard time traveling with CPAP? Two portable options may ease your life

When you have sleep apnea, the mere thought of traveling and having to lug your CPAP with you can be overwhelming. You may even avoid travel […]
July 25, 2017
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Is Snoring Linked to Alzheimer’s? Here are the details

Snoring is linked to Alzheimer’s disease, a new Harvard research suggests. Daytime sleepiness and sleep apnea is also linked to impaired attention, memory and thinking in […]