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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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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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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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Doctor examining patients throat in doctors office

What Are the Benefits of Having Radiofrequency Ablation of the Tongue?

Having sleep apnea can increase your risk of having serious health problems, including heart disease and stroke. This sleep disorder also lowers your quality of life overall. Traditional treatment for sleep apnea involves using a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine while you sleep, but this is not always a good option. When you need […]

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Women has trouble sleeping while partner snores

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 […]

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Mid adult patient describing his breathing problem to a doctor.

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 […]

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man snoring in sleep

Does Snoring Always Mean You Have Sleep Apnea?

You may have heard that snoring is a symptom of sleep apnea, a serious sleep disorder. But does that mean if you snore, you definitely have sleep apnea? What is snoring? Snoring is the sound that’s made when air flows past the tissues in the back of your throat. It happens when the tissues relax […]

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Man being prepped by female doctor for Sleep Study

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. […]

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Women talking to doctor and nurse about her sleep procedure

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 […]

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Man clutching nose with sinus issues

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 […]

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Smiling doctor looking at patient lying in bed

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 […]

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Person Holding Oral Appliance for Sleep Apnea

Do Oral Appliances Really Work for Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a common yet serious sleep disorder, and the first type of recommended treatment is usually a CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machine. But many patients find it uncomfortable and stop using it, putting their health in jeopardy. Oral appliances are an effective alternative in many cases, offering an easier, more comfortable way […]

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