Posts With Category: ‘Sleep Study’
How Accurate is a Home Sleep Study?
Are home sleep tests accurate? Home sleep tests prescribed by your doctor are extremely accurate. However, they do not always capture as much information about your health as a study conducted in a special sleep lab. If your situation requires the added precision of a lab test, your doctor will let you know. Can a […]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
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
Are There Minimally Invasive Procedures Available for Sleep Apnea?
Sleep apnea can have a negative impact on your nightly sleep as well as your ongoing overall health. You’ve probably heard of CPAP machines, but there are also many other types of treatment, including minimally invasive procedures, that can be effective in relieving sleep apnea. In this blog, the sleep doctors at eos sleep in […]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
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
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
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 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
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
Track Sleep Hygiene Using a Sleep Diary
Most of us recognize the familiar yawns of morning commuters as we make our way to work each morning. Having a second cup of coffee before your 10am meeting is also not unheard of, for most people. However, lack of energy, decreased motivation, lethargy, and feeling tired for most of the day is actually not […]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
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 […]
When Should I Be Retested For Sleep Apnea?
If you’ve been diagnosed with sleep apnea, you understand the negative impact of sleep conditions. Lack of quality sleep can lead to a host of medical, logistical, safety and relationship problems. Ensuring that your sleep apnea is under control and that you have access to all of the latest treatments is vital to maintaining good […]
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 […]