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15

Apr, 2021
Category

eOs blog, oral appliances

Maybe You Only Need an Oral Appliance

Sleep apnea is a serious condition that many people don’t take seriously. They think they simply snore at night, as everyone does at least occasionally. But sleep apnea is much more than snoring. Snoring is caused by some impingement of the airway by sagging skin, congestion, and other issues. The vibration of the tissue creates […]

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15

Mar, 2021
Category

Snoring

Is It Snoring or Is It Sleep Apnea?

To snore occasionally is human. Well, it’s also canine and numerous other mammals. You may have a slight cold. You may have had just one or two more drinks while binge watching all of Mad Men while trapped indoors many a night during this darn ongoing virus. If you are sleeping in the right position, […]

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14

Feb, 2021
Category

eOs blog, Sleep Apnea

Why Do Some People Have Sleep Apnea but Not Others?

Sleep apnea is a somewhat mysterious condition. While doctors such as Dr. Volpi at eos Sleep are experts in all facets of this serious condition, most people know little about it. Many people assume it’s just a little snoring and nothing to worry about. But when it involves sleep apnea, that’s way beyond normal occasional […]

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Can I Buy A Vowel? Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty

Sometimes when a patient has moderate to severe sleep apnea and it is impacting their quality of life, it may be necessary for Dr. Volpi to perform a surgery that sounds like it should be right out of a spelling bee. Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty. There’s a reason it is usually shortened to UPPP. Dr. Volpi may opt […]

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15

Dec, 2020
Category

eOs blog, pillar procedure, Snoring

Stopping the Buzzsaw with the Pillar Procedure

Snoring seems harmless enough. When you were a kid you probably felt as if your Dad’s snoring was lifting the roof of the house with every breath. Usually, it is harmless, just annoying to anyone in range. But sometimes it points to a more serious health issue, sleep apnea. At eos sleep, one of Dr. […]

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15

Nov, 2020
Category

eOs blog, Sleep Apnea

5 Signs of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Hundreds of thousands of new sleep apnea cases are diagnosed in the U.S. each year. This sleep disorder makes it nearly impossible to get a good, restful night of sleep. That’s because sleep apnea causes multiple cessations of breathing throughout the night, sometimes hundreds of times a night. The temporary breathing cessation is caused by […]

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15

Oct, 2020
Category

eOs blog, Sleep Apnea

Will the Holidays Impact My Sleep Apnea?

Around the holidays, a lot of patients struggle more with their obstructive sleep apnea. While there are many reasons why sleep apnea is aggravated during the holiday season, these are the most likely reasons – and they are all ones you can avoid. Alcohol Consumption During the holidays, with parties and gatherings (which may be […]

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15

Sep, 2020
Category

Inpatient Surgeries, Sleep Apnea

Surgical Options for the Treatment of Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a condition affecting millions of Americans. For most people suffering from sleep apnea, there are any number of non-invasive and minimally invasive treatments available. From CPAP masks to oral appliances, septoplasty to balloon rhinoplasty, there are very effective treatments available that help most patients. However, some people do not respond to these […]

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15

Aug, 2020
Category

Sleep Apnea, Sleep Disorder

Benefits of Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea

If you have been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea, you should not ignore the diagnosis or the suggested treatment options. Sleep apnea can be detrimental to your health in many ways, and there can be significant health (and mental health) benefits to be gained from treating obstructive sleep apnea. Sleeping Well Is Good for Your […]

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15

Jul, 2020
Category

eOs blog, Sleep Apnea

Surgical Treatments for Sleep Apnea

While inpatient surgery for sleep apnea is never the first choice for treatment, for some people suffering from sleep apnea, it is a welcome choice. Whether you are CPAP intolerant and have not found a suitable alternative treatment for your apnea or your sleep apnea is so severe that it is interfering with your quality […]

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15

Jun, 2020
Category

Sleep Apnea

Is Stress Aggravating My Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

Raise your hand if you’re feeling more stressed lately. You’re not alone. Almost everyone is experiencing a higher level of stress right now, and you may be wondering if stress is aggravating your obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Stress and sleep apnea are very poor bedfellows, and stress can impact your sleep. The Stress – Sleep […]

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15

May, 2020
Category

Sleep Study

Am I a Good Candidate for a Home Sleep Study?

The experience of the last few months has more people asking about home sleep study options rather than spending an extended period of time in a lab. A home sleep study can be a viable procedure for people who suspect they have mild sleep apnea and need the diagnosis in order to find the right […]

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15

Apr, 2020
Category

eOs blog, Septoplasty, Sleep Apnea

Septoplasty in the Treatment of Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a disorder in which breathing is interrupted during sleep. While this sometimes occurs because the brain fails to send the proper messages to the body to continue breathing (central sleep apnea) the most common form of sleep apnea is obstructive sleep apnea – where the tongue, soft palate, and throat muscles relax […]

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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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