Posts With Category: ‘Sleep Apnea’
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
Is My Diet Related to Snoring?
What is snoring? Snoring is a sound caused by excessive vibration of soft tissue when air passes across it. Many millions of people suffer from this very common condition. In some cases, it can be benign and cause no other health complications. However, it can also point to more serious underlying issues. What causes snoring? […]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
What Are Common Sleep Apnea Side Effects?
Sleep apnea is a common yet serious disorder that can greatly impact your quality of life and overall health. In this blog, the sleep specialists at eos sleep diagnostics explain more about the effects of this sleep disorder, including some common sleep apnea side effects. What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is characterized by repeated […]Read More
Common Symptoms of Sleep Apnea in Women
The stereotypical sleep apnea patient is an older, overweight man, and although that type of patient is quite common, women also get sleep apnea. Unfortunately, they frequently go undiagnosed or are misdiagnosed, which allows this potentially dangerous condition to continue to affect their health and well-being. In this blog, the board-certified sleep doctors at eos […]Read More
Do Mouthguards For Sleep Apnea Help?
Sleep apnea can cause a variety of troubling symptoms, from loud snoring to chronic daytime sleepiness. This sleep disorder is often treated with a CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machine, but many patients find it difficult to use. As an alternative, oral appliance therapy is often easier to get used to and can yield excellent […]Read More
Sleep Apnea and Weight Gain
Sleep apnea and your weight are often interconnected, leading to a vicious cycle of sleep apnea and weight gain causing sleep deprivation and the inability to lose excess weight. In this blog, the board-certified sleep specialists at eos sleep explain how sleep apnea is related to weight gain and what you can do to help […]Read More
Can Sleep Apnea Affect Blood Pressure?
Sleep apnea is a serious medical condition that can affect your entire well-being and increase the possibility that you’ll develop a number of chronic health issues. In this blog, the sleep specialists and ear, nose, and throat doctors at eos sleep explain whether sleep apnea can affect high blood pressure. Can sleep apnea affect blood […]Read More
All You Need To Know About Oral Appliance Therapy for Sleep Apnea
Oral appliance therapy can be an effective treatment for mild to moderate sleep apnea. It can help you get more restful sleep and improve the way you feel as well as your overall health. In this blog, the sleep specialists at eos sleep explain what you need to know about oral appliance therapy for sleep […]Read More
What Doctor Should I See For Sleep Apnea?
If your partner frequently complains of your loud snoring and you always feel sleepy during the day, you may have sleep apnea. In this blog, the board-certified sleep doctors at eos sleep explain what doctor you should see if you suspect you may have sleep apnea. What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a serious […]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
How To Treat Snoring Without Surgery
Snoring is a very common condition that affects about 45% of adults. It’s frequently not taken very seriously, but it can disrupt your sleep as well as that of your loved ones. In fact, it can even be a possible symptom of obstructive sleep apnea, a serious sleep disorder. In this blog, the board-certified sleep […]Read More