Category: Sleep Apnea

Finding Relief From Sleep Apnea

Do you snore at night or sleep next to someone who does? Snoring is not always a sign of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), but when it is, it is important to seek treatment. Sleep apnea can lead to overall health problems not to mention impact the amount of restful sleep you and your loved ones… Read more »

Things That Exacerbate Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a sleep disorder that affects millions of Americans. It occurs when the soft tissues of the throat and mouth block the airway during sleep. The blockage can cause oxygen deprivation that can force the body to wake up and gasp for air. It can happen hundreds of time during the… Read more »

3 Big Reasons To Treat Sleep Apnea

Millions of Americans live with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a sleep disorder that can sound a lot like snoring. Many of the people that are living with it are not diagnosed, and even of those that have had it diagnosed, fewer actually treat it. Treating sleep apnea is important for your health. Sleep apnea can… Read more »

Dangers Of Ignoring Snoring

Snoring can be a symptom of obstructive sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common sleep disorder that affects millions of Americans. Sleep apnea occurs when the soft tissues of your mouth and throat collapse into your airway causing a blockage. A blocked airway can be like suffocating while causing there to be a lack… Read more »

Is My Snoring A Sign Of Sleep Apnea?

Snoring can be disruptive to your family and loved ones’ sleep. It can also be a sign of a serious sleep disorder known as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). So, how can you decipher between simple snoring and OSA? Knowing the difference can help you get the right treatment to solve the problem. Obstructive sleep apnea can… Read more »

Is It Snoring Or Sleep Apnea?

In cartoons, snoring can be a comical way to signal that someone is in the middle of some deep sleep. In real life, snoring can be a signal of a serious sleep disorder called obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). But how do you know when your snoring is just simple snoring or if it is your… Read more »

Importance Of Treating Sleep Apnea

Snoring can be embarrassing. It can also be a burden on your family or your partner, if your snoring keeps them up at night. Snoring can be much more than an inconvenience; It can also be a symptom of obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that cause serious health complications. a breathing… Read more »

Snoring: A Signal Of Something Serious?

Snoring can be disruptive to your partner. It can be disruptive to your entire household if you are loud enough. It can be embarrassing. But did you know that it can be a sign of a serious sleep disorder, sleep apnea? Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the most prevalent form of this sleep disorder. While… Read more »

Do You Really Need A CPAP Machine To Deal With Sleep Apnea?

If you are aware of what sleep apnea is, and what it can do to your overall health, you may be under the impression that treatment has to come via a CPAP machine. While these devices can offer important help, people who use them may find them uncomfortable, and have difficulty falling asleep. If you… Read more »

What Makes Sleep Apnea Different From Snoring

Snoring may be a symptom of sleep apnea, but it is not accurate to use the terms interchangeably. When you snore, it is because a partial blockage of your airways causes you to produce noise. Sleep apnea involves a total airway blockage, and you can go without air for ten seconds or more. To clear… Read more »