Posts With Category: ‘Snoring’
How Does the CPAP Mask Work?
Those who have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, or suspect that they might have the condition, often find themselves wondering about treatment options. One of the most well-known treatments for obstructive sleep apnea sufferers is continuous positive airway pressure, (CPAP) therapy. This therapy option uses a machine and attached mask, which helps people with sleep […]
How to Stop Someone from Snoring
Anyone who has dealt with a snoring bed partner understands the impact that lost sleep can have on mood and health. While it can be tempting to poke a partner in the ribs and go back to sleep, snoring can pose serious health risks, so ignoring the problem isn’t necessarily the best tactic. A National […]
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 […]
3 Common Reasons for Waking Up Tired
3 Reasons You Wake Up Tired Waking up tired everyday is a common complaint. What happens to you while you are sleeping affects how alert you feel during the day. If your sleep cycle is interrupted multiple times throughout the time, you probably will not wake up feeling your best. 1. Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) […]
Celebrities with Sleep Apnea; You Are Not Alone
Embed from Getty Images Sleep apnea can seem like such an isolating condition, but you are not alone. Celebrities, just like average Americans, fight their own battles against debilitating diseases and conditions. Think about Michael J. Fox, known for his role in Back to the Future as “Marty;” he struggles with Parkinson’s disease. Or Sarah […]
Compare Outcome of Septoplasty or Use of CPAP Machine
If you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, the first line of treatment is the nightly use of a CPAP machine. This treatment works well for those who consistently comply with its use and have no other physical obstructions that prevent effective breathing. Unfortunately, most cases of sleep apnea and snoring aren’t very simple. Also, […]
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 […]
Sleeping in Separate Beds Due to Snoring
Although snoring is more common in men and overweight individuals, it can affect anyone. As you age, the tendency to snore increases, and it can have drastic effects on you or your partner’s sleeping habits. Snoring disrupts your sleep and ruins your sleep quality. Also, from a psychological standpoint, snoring can put a strain on […]
Correlation Between Sleep and Financial Success
We all know there are positive health benefits to getting a good night’s sleep, but recent research indicates that there is also a correlation between sleep and income. So, what exactly is this link, and how can improving your sleep lead to a better quality of life? Sleep Research In the National Health Interview Survey, the […]
Is the Pillar Procedure Recommended for People with Subtle Snoring?
The Pillar Procedure is a minimally invasive procedure that can help prevent snoring and sleep apnea. Candidacy for the procedure is based more on the cause of your snoring rather than how loudly you snore. If you or a loved one snores quietly but regularly, contact the sleep specialists at eos sleep to get an […]
What are the Long-Term Effects of Obstructive Sleep Apnea & Snoring?
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) occurs when your breathing is interrupted several times while you’re sleeping. This sleep disorder affects more than 18 million people in the US, according to the National Sleep Foundation. When you have sleep apnea, your throat muscles repeatedly block your airway, which causes you to snore and wake up abruptly throughout […]
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 […]
5 Ways to Know If You Have a Snoring Problem
Do you have a snoring problem? Snoring is not just an annoyance, it can signal major health concerns. Sleep apnea, a serious medical condition characterized by pauses in breathing that obstruct airflow is closely associated with chronic snoring. So, how can you figure out if you snore? Here are 5 tools that you can use […]
How Will Different Snoring Treatments Affect My Lifestyle?
Snoring causes poor quality sleep – for both the snorer and the bed partner. It is caused by intermittent collapse of the airway during sleep, blocking airflow with a temporary absence of breathing. It’s often part of a syndrome called Obstructive Sleep Apnea, a risk factor for diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease. Sleeping poorly causes […]
What No One Told You About Sleep Apnea Symptoms in Women
Sleep apnea is a far more common problem now than it was when it was first described sixty years ago because more people today are overweight or obese. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a serious health problem that affects over 20 million Americans with over 38,000 deaths every year from cardiovascular problems that are due […]