Posts Tagged ‘obstructive sleep apnea’
What happens to the body during an Obstructive Sleep Apnea episode?
Your body is normally able to easily breathe in air as you sleep, and it flows through your nose and mouth, down the back of your throat, and into your lungs. When you breathe out, the process is reversed. But if you have obstructive sleep apnea, your airway becomes blocked or partially blocked and your […]Read More
Snoring and Sleep Apnea Treatments
It’s no surprise that snoring is to blame for not getting enough sleep at night, but it can also signal sleep apnea. For some, snoring is just an annoyance, but for many, it’s a sign of a serious medical condition known as sleep apnea. Those who suffer from sleep apnea experience pauses in breathing throughout […]Read More
7 Signs of Severe Sleep Apnea in Adults
Sleep apnea is a serious medical condition, experienced by millions across the United States. Unfortunately, many don’t even realize that they have a sleep condition, let alone severe sleep apnea. When left untreated, this can lead to long-term and even life-threatening symptoms.Read More
What To Do When You’re Tired Of Wearing Your CPAP Mask
Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy is considered by most sleep experts to be a highly effective treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. Unfortunately, a treatment can only be effective if patients use it, and many sleep apnea sufferers have abandoned their CPAP treatment.
6 CPAP Alternatives That Will Actually Make Your Life Better
For many who have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is the go-to therapy option. For those who feel comfortable using a CPAP machine, the treatment is quite effective. Unfortunately, not everyone can tolerate CPAP machines; up to 86% of CPAP patients are non-compliant with treatment.