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15

Mar, 2020
Category

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Do I Need Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when the tongue or soft tissue of the palate partially or fully block your ability to breath at night when you are asleep. The severity of the obstruction will often dictate what kind of procedure is used to correct it. A board-certified otolaryngology surgeon, with extensive knowledge and experience in treating […]

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14

Feb, 2020
Category

Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea | Eos sleep |New York

How Is My Health Impacted by My Sleep Deprivation?

If you have untreated sleep apnea and you have night after night of poor sleep, the lack of sleep can cause serious health ramifications. Oxygen Supply to Organs Every organ can be impacted by sleep apnea. Breathing is an autonomic function, meaning it is something we don’t consciously control. It is necessary for oxygenating the […]

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15

Jan, 2020
Category

Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea | Eos sleep |New York

Will I Sleep Better with CPAP?

Are you struggling to stay awake during the day or feeling like you’re moving through your days in a haze because you are not sleeping well at night? Do you feel like you can’t concentrate or get to the afternoon and simply can’t keep your eyes open? These are common complaints for people who have […]

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15

Dec, 2019
Category

Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea

Do I Need a CPAP Mask?

A CPAP mask is a common treatment for people suffering from sleep apnea. Because sleep apnea can be so dangerous to your health, increasing the risk of high blood pressure, treating your apnea is important. A CPAP mask can be beneficial to many people who suffer with sleep apnea.   How Does a CPAP Mask […]

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15

Nov, 2019
Category

Tonsillectomy

Tonsil Removal Surgery New York City

Tonsils and Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea – a form of apnea in which there is a physical obstruction to obtaining enough oxygen – is common in children, and enlarged tonsils are usually the cause. In children, a tonsillectomy is a serious surgery but quite common. Children have a short recovery time made more tolerable with plenty of ice […]

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15

Oct, 2019
Category

Sleep Study

Do I Need a Sleep Study?

A sleep study is often recommended for patients who are experiencing signs and symptoms that point to sleep apnea and other sleep disturbances. While some sleep studies can be conducted at home with great accuracy, they do not always capture all of the information we need. In that case, you will need to come to the […]

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15

Sep, 2019
Category

Children and Snoring, Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea New York, NY

Does Weight Gain Cause Snoring?

Snoring is something many people joke about, whether they are the one who snores, or their spouse keeps them up at night. But snoring is no laughing matter, as most often, snoring is a sign of some other health problem like sleep apnea or nasal obstruction. Everyone Snores Sometimes. When Is It a Problem? While […]

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26

Aug, 2019
Category

Sleep, Sleep Issues, Sleep Study

Sleep Study | eos sleep

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 […]

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child sleeping in school

How is Sleep Apnea in Children Treated?

How Do You Treat Sleep Apnea in Kids? Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea can be treated in several ways. Which treatment works best depends on where the blockage that reduces airflow is located: Topical nasal steroids can produce relief for children with allergies or sinus issues. Removal of the tonsils or adenoids can help when they […]

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3

Jun, 2019
Category

Sleep Apnea, Snoring

sleep apnea sign

What are Common Signs of Sleep Apnea?

What Are the Warning Signs of Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is a condition where a person suffers brief “apneas” or pauses in breathing throughout the night lasting a few seconds. In most cases, however, the person is not aware of either the apneas or being awakened. How Would I Know if I Had Sleep Apnea? […]

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13

May, 2019
Category

CPAP, eOs blog, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Issues

woman wearing CPAP mask to sleep

How Can a CPAP Mask Help with Sleep Apnea?

If you stop and start breathing repeatedly during sleep, you may have a condition called sleep apnea. A CPAP machine can help. Is It Dangerous to Sleep Without a CPAP? A CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machine provides a constant supply of pressurized air to keep your airways open as you sleep. A fitted mask […]

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10

Apr, 2019
Category

children, eOs blog, Sleep Apnea

child snoring while asleep

Is My Child’s Snoring Normal or a Sleep Disorder?

If your child snores, you may think it is exhaustion. In some cases, however, snoring can indicate the presence of a sleep disorder that can affect your child. What Makes a Child Snore? The following are some of the most common causes of snoring in children: Enlarged tonsils and adenoids A cold or another form […]

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woman insomnia

How Does Sleep Deprivation Affect Your Heart?

Sleep Deprivation and Heart Health Being sleep-deprived, especially over a long period of time, can put you at risk of developing heart disease or having a stroke. One of the reasons this might occur is the fact that not getting enough sleep can cause blood pressure to increase. Having high blood pressure raises the risk […]

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25

Feb, 2019
Category

children, eOs blog, Sleep Apnea

student tired falling asleep on desk in school

Could Your Child Have Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea isn’t just a sleep disorder that affects adults. Children can also be affected by sleep apnea, which can lead to problems at school and health issues without treatment. Causes of Sleep Apnea Sleep apnea occurs when children experience breathing pauses while they are asleep. An estimated one to four percent of children between […]

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31

Jan, 2019
Category

eOs blog, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Issues, Snoring, Treatment

woman is annoyed by man snoring

What Happens if I Don’t Treat My Snoring?

Snoring not only disturbs your sleep partner, but it can also be a symptom of a serious medical condition if left untreated. Why Do People Snore When They Sleep? People snore when they sleep because they are unable to pass air freely from the nose to the throat. This restriction causes the tissues inside the […]

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