Skip to main content

Request An Appointment

and start feeling better today

Posts With Category: ‘eOs blog’

Maybe You Only Need an Oral Appliance

April 15th, 2021

Sleep apnea is a serious condition that many people don’t take seriously. They think they simply snore at night, as everyone does at least occasionally. But sleep apnea is much more than snoring. Snoring is caused by some impingement of the airway by sagging skin, congestion, and other issues. The vibration of the tissue creates […]

Read More

Why Do Some People Have Sleep Apnea but Not Others?

February 14th, 2021

Sleep apnea is a somewhat mysterious condition. While doctors such as Dr. Volpi at eos Sleep are experts in all facets of this serious condition, most people know little about it. Many people assume it’s just a little snoring and nothing to worry about. But when it involves sleep apnea, that’s way beyond normal occasional […]

Read More

Can I Buy A Vowel? Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty

January 15th, 2021

Sometimes when a patient has moderate to severe sleep apnea and it is impacting their quality of life, it may be necessary for Dr. Volpi to perform a surgery that sounds like it should be right out of a spelling bee. Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty. There’s a reason it is usually shortened to UPPP. Dr. Volpi may opt […]

Read More

Stopping the Buzzsaw with the Pillar Procedure

December 15th, 2020

Snoring seems harmless enough. When you were a kid you probably felt as if your Dad’s snoring was lifting the roof of the house with every breath. Usually, it is harmless, just annoying to anyone in range. But sometimes it points to a more serious health issue, sleep apnea. At eos sleep, one of Dr. […]

Read More

5 Signs of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

November 15th, 2020

Hundreds of thousands of new sleep apnea cases are diagnosed in the U.S. each year. This sleep disorder makes it nearly impossible to get a good, restful night of sleep. That’s because sleep apnea causes multiple cessations of breathing throughout the night, sometimes hundreds of times a night. The temporary breathing cessation is caused by […]

Read More

Will the Holidays Impact My Sleep Apnea?

October 15th, 2020

Around the holidays, a lot of patients struggle more with their obstructive sleep apnea. While there are many reasons why sleep apnea is aggravated during the holiday season, these are the most likely reasons – and they are all ones you can avoid. Alcohol Consumption During the holidays, with parties and gatherings (which may be […]

Read More

Surgical Treatments for Sleep Apnea

July 15th, 2020

While inpatient surgery for sleep apnea is never the first choice for treatment, for some people suffering from sleep apnea, it is a welcome choice. Whether you are CPAP intolerant and have not found a suitable alternative treatment for your apnea or your sleep apnea is so severe that it is interfering with your quality […]

Read More

Septoplasty in the Treatment of Sleep Apnea

April 15th, 2020

Sleep apnea is a disorder in which breathing is interrupted during sleep. While this sometimes occurs because the brain fails to send the proper messages to the body to continue breathing (central sleep apnea) the most common form of sleep apnea is obstructive sleep apnea – where the tongue, soft palate, and throat muscles relax […]

Read More

How is Sleep Apnea in Children Treated?

child sleeping in school
July 8th, 2019

How Do You Treat Sleep Apnea in Kids? Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea can be treated in several ways. Which treatment works best depends on where the blockage that reduces airflow is located: Topical nasal steroids can produce relief for children with allergies or sinus issues. Removal of the tonsils or adenoids can help when they […]

Read More

How Can a CPAP Mask Help with Sleep Apnea?

woman wearing CPAP mask to sleep
May 13th, 2019

If you stop and start breathing repeatedly during sleep, you may have a condition called sleep apnea. A CPAP machine can help. Is It Dangerous to Sleep Without a CPAP? A CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machine provides a constant supply of pressurized air to keep your airways open as you sleep. A fitted mask […]

Read More

Is My Child’s Snoring Normal or a Sleep Disorder?

child snoring while asleep
April 10th, 2019

If your child snores, you may think it is exhaustion. In some cases, however, snoring can indicate the presence of a sleep disorder that can affect your child. What Makes a Child Snore? The following are some of the most common causes of snoring in children: Enlarged tonsils and adenoids A cold or another form […]

Read More

How Does Sleep Deprivation Affect Your Heart?

woman insomnia
March 12th, 2019

Sleep Deprivation and Heart Health Being sleep-deprived, especially over a long period of time, can put you at risk of developing heart disease or having a stroke. One of the reasons this might occur is the fact that not getting enough sleep can cause blood pressure to increase. Having high blood pressure raises the risk […]

Read More

Could Your Child Have Sleep Apnea?

student tired falling asleep on desk in school
February 25th, 2019

Sleep apnea isn’t just a sleep disorder that affects adults. Children can also be affected by sleep apnea, which can lead to problems at school and health issues without treatment. Causes of Sleep Apnea Sleep apnea occurs when children experience breathing pauses while they are asleep. An estimated one to four percent of children between […]

Read More

What Happens if I Don’t Treat My Snoring?

woman is annoyed by man snoring
January 31st, 2019

Snoring not only disturbs your sleep partner, but it can also be a symptom of a serious medical condition if left untreated. Why Do People Snore When They Sleep? People snore when they sleep because they are unable to pass air freely from the nose to the throat. This restriction causes the tissues inside the […]

Read More

Am I a Good Candidate for a Home Sleep Study?

Woman filling out forms before a Sleep test
August 22nd, 2018

If you snore loudly, your doctor may recommend a sleep study to help diagnose the source of your sleep issues. In many cases, this type of sleep study can be performed at home. In this blog, the sleep specialists at eos sleep in NYC provide the information you need to help you learn whether you […]

Read More

In The Media

the doctors show
fox 5 news
nbc news
abc news
fox news channel
7 news