Posts With Category: ‘Sleep Issues’
Does Snoring Always Mean You Have Sleep Apnea?
You may have heard that snoring is a symptom of sleep apnea, a serious sleep disorder. But does that mean if you snore, you definitely have sleep apnea? What is snoring? Snoring is the sound that’s made when air flows past the tissues in the back of your throat. It happens when the tissues relax […]Read More
Does A Home Study Produce The Same Results As An In-Office Study?
Sleep apnea is a dangerous disorder that can affect your overall health, and a sleep study is the only way to definitively diagnose this condition. These tests have traditionally been conducted in a sleep lab, but in many cases, your doctor may be able to gather the information needed through a convenient at-home sleep test. […]Read More
What Is Involved In A Balloon Sinuplasty Procedure?
Chronic sinusitis is a common illness that’s characterized by inflammation in the nose and sinuses that don’t go away even after you take medication. This can cause uncomfortable symptoms that linger for months on end, but many patients can get relief from a procedure called balloon sinuplasty. In this blog, the board-certified physicians at eos […]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
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
Can Snoring Be Fatal?
Snoring is often viewed as just a nuisance or is even the subject of jokes, but it can be a symptom of something much more serious. In this blog, the sleep specialists at eos sleep discuss the effects that snoring has on your health and whether it can actually be fatal. What is snoring, and […]Read More
When to See a Sleep Doctor
Everyone has trouble sleeping on occasion. Whether you’re worried about something or have a temporary illness, many factors can cause sleep to be elusive. In some cases, however, the issue continues and may be caused by a sleep disorder. If this is the case, you may need to see a sleep doctor in order to […]Read More
How To Get A Better Night’s Sleep
If you’ve having trouble getting a good night’s sleep, the effect can go far beyond feeling a little tired the next day. Adequate sleep is vital to your physical and cognitive health, and a lack of sleep can cause a variety of problems in many areas of your life. In this blog, the board-certified physicians at […]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
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
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 […]
6 Bizarre Sleep Habits Of Highly Successful People
If you research the daily habits of successful individuals, you are bound to discover stories about people thriving on just four or five hours of sleep each night. So, does this mean that less sleep equals more success? Probably not. While it’s true that some people don’t need as must sleep as most of us, only five […]
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 […]