Posts With Category: ‘Healthy Sleep’
How Does Sleep Deprivation Affect Your Heart?
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
What’s Involved In A Latera Implant Procedure?
What Is the Latera Sleep Procedure? The Latera nasal implant is used to support the lateral cartilage of the nose – that is, the soft tissue along the sides of the nose leading from the nostril. It is an absorbable nasal implant that serves as a potential alternative to surgical cartilage and polymer grafts that provide […]Read More
Do Oral Appliances Really Work for Sleep Apnea?
Sleep apnea is a common yet serious sleep disorder, and the first type of recommended treatment is usually a CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machine. But many patients find it uncomfortable and stop using it, putting their health in jeopardy. Oral appliances are an effective alternative in many cases, offering an easier, more comfortable way […]Read More
Can Snoring Go Away On Its Own?
Snoring is quite common, and it can affect you in many negative ways, from interrupting your sleep to serving as an indication of sleep apnea, a serious sleep disorder. In this blog, the board-certified sleep doctors of eos sleep in NYC explain whether snoring can go away on its own: What is snoring? Snoring is […]Read More
Are There Outpatient Surgeries for Sleep Apnea?
Sleep apnea is a common yet potentially dangerous sleep disorder, and in some cases, it can be treated without surgery. Sometimes, however, an outpatient surgical procedure is the most effective treatment option. In this blog, the board-certified sleep doctors at eos sleep in NYC explain the most common type of outpatient surgeries that can help […]Read More
Is Inpatient Sleep Surgery Right for Me?
Sleep apnea is a very common yet potentially serious sleep disorder. In some cases, it can be treated without surgery, but surgery can sometimes provide the best form of treatment to alleviate your symptoms. In this blog, the sleep specialists at eos sleep explain the different types of inpatient sleep apnea surgeries to help you […]Read More
Am I a Good Candidate for a Home Sleep Study?
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
Are There Alternatives to a CPAP Machine For Sleep Apnea?
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 […]Read More
How Does My Weight Affect My Sleep Apnea?
If you’re overweight, you’re more likely to develop sleep apnea, which can make you feel sleepy, anxious and depressed. This may make you tempted to eat more, which can make further the connection between being overweight and sleep apnea. In this blog, the board-certified sleep doctors at eos sleep explain more about how being overweight […]Read More
What Causes Snoring?
Snoring is a problem that affects about 45% of men and 30% of women, but it’s often not taken very seriously. If you snore habitually, however, your health and well-being could be seriously affected. It can also be associated with sleep apnea, a potentially dangerous sleep disorder. In this blog, the board-certified sleep doctors at […]Read More
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 […]
3 Common Reasons for Waking Up Tired
3 Reasons You Wake Up Tired Waking up tired everyday is a common complaint. What happens to you while you are sleeping affects how alert you feel during the day. If your sleep cycle is interrupted multiple times throughout the time, you probably will not wake up feeling your best. 1. Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) […]
How Do You Know It’s Time to See a Sleep Doctor
Sleeping is a natural function of the body, and doctor’s recommend that we get as many as 8 hours of sleep every night. Many can attest, however, that sometimes sleep doesn’t always come as easily as we would like. When Is It Time To See A Sleep Doctor? We dream about those extra Zzz’s all […]
6 Questions About Sex and Sleep You’re Too Afraid to Ask
Could the quality of my sleep be affecting my sex life? The answer is yes. Sleep quality and your sex life are directly correlated. Let’s explore six common questions about sleep and sex. 1. Can a lack of sleep impact my libido? Lack of sleep can certainly impact your libido. Simply put, low energy causes tension […]
How Men and Women are Different When it Comes to Snoring & Sleep Apnea
Over 20 million American adults live with sleep apnea. While the symptoms of sleep apnea may differ between men and women, the condition is associated with equally serious health consequences for both genders. May 10-16th is National Women’s Health Week, a time for women’s health issues to take center stage. Here’s a look at snoring […]