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Posts With Category: ‘CPAP’

Are There Alternatives to a CPAP Machine For Sleep Apnea?

Man with Sleep Apnea and CPAP
August 21st, 2018

If you’ve been diagnosed with sleep apnea, you probably know that using your CPAP machine is very important. Many patients, however, have trouble using CPAP, so they don’t use it every night or stop using it completely. If that’s the case, it’s important to talk to your doctor about a CPAP alternative to ensure you […]

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What Is CPAP Used For?

man sleeping in bed with CPAP mask
July 7th, 2017

Most people who are diagnosed with sleep apnea, a common sleep disorder, will be asked to try a CPAP machine. Before using the machine, it helps to know what to expect, what issues you may experience, and what you should do if they occur. In this blog, the board-certified sleep experts at eos sleep share […]

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Next Steps Once CPAP Has Failed

woman adjusting CPAP mask
April 14th, 2017

CPAP – a continuous positive airway pressure machine – is often the first suggested form of treatment for sleep apnea. This sleep disorder causes your airway to become partially obstructed, and CPAP can often help keep this from happening so you can breathe more easily. In some cases, however, CPAP treatment fails. In this blog, […]

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What is a CPAP Machine?

man wearing cpap machine
February 3rd, 2017

If you’ve been diagnosed with sleep apnea, a common yet potentially dangerous sleep disorder, chances are that your doctor may have recommended that you use a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine. In this blog, the board-certified doctors at eos sleep will explain what a CPAP machine is used for, as well as its benefits […]

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Snoring and Sleep Apnea Treatments

stop snoring and sleep apnea sign
December 19th, 2016

It’s no surprise that snoring is to blame for not getting enough sleep at night, but it can also signal sleep apnea. For some, snoring is just an annoyance, but for many, it’s a sign of a serious medical condition known as sleep apnea. Those who suffer from sleep apnea experience pauses in breathing throughout […]

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What Are Sleep Apnea Surgery Options?

A woman awake looking at a clock reading 3:31
June 8th, 2016

Several minimally-invasive sleep apnea surgery options are available if you are noncompliant with your CPAP mask. Sleep apnea is a serious medical condition that causes your sleep to be disrupted by pauses of breathing. Untreated sleep apnea can lead to a host of related concerns, including high blood pressure, stroke, heart disease, depression and accident risk […]

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How To Stop Snoring

If you are like many, you view your snoring as a problem that you simply have to live with. Not only is this mindset false, it can also be dangerous. Snoring is nothing to be embarrassed about. In fact, 1 in 4 Americans are habitual snorers. Snoring is your body’s way of alerting you that […]

May 19th, 2016
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What To Do When You’re Tired Of Wearing Your CPAP Mask

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy is considered by most sleep experts to be a highly effective treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. Unfortunately, a treatment can only be effective if patients use it, and many sleep apnea sufferers have abandoned their CPAP treatment. Obstructive sleep apnea is a fairly common sleep disorder that has been linked to […]

April 25th, 2016
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When We Don’t Sleep Enough, We Eat Too Much: Here’s Why

Many have long-suspected that lack of sleep leads to unhealthy eating habits and weight gain. A new study published in the journal SLEEP is helping to explain exactly why this is the case. Linking Sleep to Appetite Researchers at the University of Chicago determined that 14 individuals who were sleep-deprived consumed almost 1,000 calories by snacking in the […]

April 25th, 2016
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CPAP Masks: They Are A Love-Hate Relationship

Almost all sleep apnea sufferers are familiar with Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machines, and their corresponding masks. Millions of Americans are dealing with sleep apnea, and CPAP therapy is the most frequently prescribed treatment for the disorder. CPAP machines help people with obstructive sleep apnea to sleep better by increasing air pressure in the throat so that […]

April 20th, 2016
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‘Tis the Season to Stop Snoring

The holiday season is a time of joy and visits with friends and family. Many will be hosting overnight guests, and for homes with snorers, this can dampen the festive spirit. If you or someone you love snores, there is no better time to discover a solution. The Effects of Snoring Snoring is not only […]

December 14th, 2015
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How Does the CPAP Mask Work?

Those who have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, or suspect that they might have the condition, often find themselves wondering about treatment options. One of the most well-known treatments for obstructive sleep apnea sufferers is continuous positive airway pressure, (CPAP) therapy. This therapy option uses a machine and attached mask, which helps people with sleep […]

December 7th, 2015
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The Hidden Dangers of Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder, affecting more than 18 million American adults. Commonly associated with snoring, the disorder is more than an inconvenience. In fact, untreated sleep apnea can lead to serious, even life-threatening health risks. What is Sleep Apnea? There are five general types of sleep apnea, all of which pose significant […]

November 23rd, 2015
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Celebrities with Sleep Apnea; You Are Not Alone

Embed from Getty Images Sleep apnea can seem like such an isolating condition, but you are not alone. Celebrities, just like average Americans, fight their own battles against debilitating diseases and conditions. Think about Michael J. Fox, known for his role in Back to the Future as “Marty;” he struggles with Parkinson’s disease. Or Sarah […]

November 3rd, 2015
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Compare Outcome of Septoplasty or Use of CPAP Machine

If you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, the first line of treatment is the nightly use of a CPAP machine. This treatment works well for those who consistently comply with its use and have no other physical obstructions that prevent effective breathing. Unfortunately, most cases of sleep apnea and snoring aren’t very simple. Also, […]

October 27th, 2015
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