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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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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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Sleep Study | eos 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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