Posts With Category: ‘Sleep Apnea’
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
Can Spring Affect my Sleep Apnea?
Sleep apnea affects millions of Americans, and if you suffer from this disorder, your symptoms can get even worse in the spring. In this blog, the board-certified ear, nose, and throat doctors at eos sleep explain why sleep apnea can get worse during spring – and what you can do about it. What is sleep […]Read More
What is a CPAP Machine?
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 […]Read More
Sleep Disorders and How to Tell if You Have One
A good night’s sleep is easy to take for granted. But if you have a sleep disorder, you may have difficulty falling asleep or sleeping through the night. In some cases, you may not even be aware that your sleep is being interrupted, and you may find that you’re excessively tired during the day. A […]Read More
Dangers of Untreated Sleep Apnea
If you have sleep apnea, it’s important to get an accurate diagnosis and receive effective treatment for this serious disorder. It can cause short- and long-term health issues that may affect your well-being in serious ways if left untreated. What is sleep apnea? This very common disorder causes breathing to pause repeatedly during sleep. These […]Read More
Should I Worry About Snoring in Children?
Children and snoring is a common problem that a lot of parents face. If your child snores, you may be worrying about the medical implications. Snoring is well-known as one of the major indicators of sleep apnea, a serious medical condition. In many cases, snoring in children is fairly harmless, but if it persists for […]Read More
Snoring and Sleep Apnea Treatments
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 […]Read More
Warning Signs that Your Snoring is Serious
Many people view snoring as simply an annoyance. Either out of embarrassment or because you don’t view is as a serious problem, you may have never mentioned it to your doctor. As tempting as it is to ignore the problem, it could be caused by a serious medical condition. If your snoring is severe, you […]Read More
Consequences of Sleep Deprivation
Most people know that sleep is important, but not everyone understands just how dangerous sleep deprivation can be. Sleep (just like water, food, and air) is a necessity for all humans. While you sleep, your body is hard at work, restoring, strengthening and rejuvenating itself. Researchers suggest that the average amount of sleep needed to […]Read More
What is Sleep Apnea?
In recent years, sleep apnea is becoming a familiar topic of conversation in the media. As awareness grows, more and more people are wondering if they may have the condition. So, what is sleep apnea and how do you know if you have it?Read More
We Offer a Sleep Study at Home
In order to diagnose obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), doctors need to gather anatomical information from you first. A sleep study, either at home or in a sleep lab, can provide this information. It will help doctors determine what is causing your sleep disturbances and how severe they are. A polysomnogram is a test that records […]Read More
What Are Sleep Apnea Surgery Options?
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 […]Read More
Are Sleep Apnea and High Blood Pressure Related?
Sleep apnea is not just a nuisance, it’s a serious health condition with many health complications, including high blood pressure. Yes, sleep apnea and high blood pressure typically go hand in hand. Because as many as one in five adults suffers from at least mild sleep apnea, it is vital to know the warning signs […]Read More
7 Signs & Symptoms of Severe Sleep Apnea in Adults
What is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is a serious medical condition, experienced by millions across the United States. Unfortunately, many don’t even realize that they have a sleep condition, let alone severe sleep apnea. When left untreated, this can lead to long-term and even life-threatening symptoms. Sleep apnea is characterized by pauses in breathing that […]Read More