Posts With Category: ‘Sleep Research’
Am I A Good Candidate For A Pillar Sleep Procedure?
Snoring is a big problem for many people. Snoring disrupts your sleep, the sleep of your partner, and even other family members in the home, occasionally leading to arguments and daytime sleepiness. Most home remedies like breathing strips and sleeping on your side don’t work. Luckily, the pillar procedure is a new, minimally invasive surgery […]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
Are Sleep Studies A Painful Procedure?
What Are Sleep Studies? Sleep studies are performed to diagnose persistent sleep disturbances. When issues like insomnia last for a long time, it may indicate a serious, underlying problem. A sleep study gathers the data needed for sleep specialists to determine the root cause. Who’s A Good Candidate For A Sleep Study? Anyone suffering persistent […]Read More
Do Catnaps Affect Sleep Disorders?
Sleep disorders such as sleep apnea can leave you feeling tired throughout the day and craving a nap in the hopes of making it through everything you have to do. Even if you’re spending enough time in bed, a sleep disorder can leave you feeling anxious and exhausted the next day. In this blog, the […]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
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 […]
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 […]
A Guide to Sleep Tracking
It’s normal to wake up tired and groggy from time to time, but, for some, daytime sleepiness is an everyday occurrence. If you’re wondering if you are really getting the rest that you need, you may be able to gain more clarity at home, using the latest sleep tracking technology. Just as smart phones and […]
All You Wanted to Know About Sleep Tests
Sleeping is a critical part of life. No matter who you are- man or woman, young or old – you spend an estimated third of your lifespan sleeping. As such a large part of our lives, sleep is studied by doctors all around the globe. Typically, when doctors try to diagnose sleep issues, they will […]
How Can Sleep Affect Your Health?
Everyone has suffered through a restless night of sleep and the ensuing problems. Poor sleep causes a myriad of troubles ranging from poor concentration to irritability. Recent studies indicate that a lack of shut-eye is even worse than originally thought. There is now evidence that poor sleep can negatively impact the heart, one’s weight and […]
Depression & Other Sleep Apnea Related Conditions in Men
Physicians agree that sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea, and certain health issues are closely linked. If you are a man, there are specific health issues that you’ll need to watch closely. Men experiencing sleep disorders have unique health needs. The most research indicates links between conditions such as sleep apnea and heart problems, testosterone […]
A Brief History of Sleep Apnea
Sleep apnea, also called obstructive sleep apnea or OSA, is not a new disorder by any means. While it might seem like it’s becoming more prominent due to the increase in obesity over the past few decades, symptoms of sleep apnea-like disorders have been observed for centuries. Luckily, technology and doctors’ understanding of the causes of […]
Does Poor Sleep Lead to Dementia?
It is a well-known fact that sleep deprivation has many negative health consequences. Anyone who has experienced a poor night’s sleep – or perhaps a night of no sleep at all – has likely endured some unpleasant side effects. A lack of sleep can noticeably impact a person’s ability to concentrate, impairing memory and cognitive […]