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Is Traveling with a CPAP Possible?

By |June 23rd, 2021|Sleep Apnea|

Sleep apnea can be a difficult condition to deal with, but it shouldn’t deprive you of getting a safe and restful sleep. More importantly, it shouldn’t hinder you from various life experiences, including traveling to see new places and experience other cultures.  Thankfully, a CPAP machine has been designed to ensure you regain quality of [...]

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How Can Excess Weight Cause Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

By |May 25th, 2021|Sleep Apnea|

Have you ever felt extremely tired, even after getting a full night’s sleep? Have your housemates or the person sleeping next to you complained about your loud snores at night? These are only a few of the signs that may point to a sleep apnea disorder. People who have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) disorder experience [...]

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Does Medical Insurance Help Pay for Sleep Apnea Therapy?

By |May 4th, 2021|Sleep Apnea|

Sleep apnea is a disorder where your breathing repeatedly stops and starts as you sleep. If you snore and you usually feel fatigued even after a full night of sleep, you may have sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the most common type of sleep apnea. This occurs because your throat is narrowed as [...]

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Morning Headaches: How to Know If It’s a Sign of Sleep Apnea

By |April 14th, 2021|Sleep Apnea|

Have you ever experienced waking up from your sleep with a horrible headache? You'd be surprised to know that these headaches can be caused by difficulty breathing while you sleep, also known as sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a serious condition, one that you should get treatment for as soon as possible. But how exactly [...]

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Have Sleep Apnea? Be Sure to Avoid These Foods

By |March 10th, 2021|Sleep Apnea|

Sleep apnea and snoring are terms that are often used interchangeably. However, they are very different conditions. Snoring is simply a noise that’s caused by a reverberating soft palate. Obstructive sleep apnea, on the other hand, is a disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts because the airway is partially or entirely blocked for [...]

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Do Patients with Sleep Apnea Have Vivid Dreams?

By |September 19th, 2020|Sleep Apnea|

Dreaming is usually a fun experience—you may remember getting amazingly vivid dreams as a child, wherein you were with your favorite superhero or received an amazing toy. If you no longer receive those amazingly vivid dreams, it may not be because you have grown up, but because you have sleep apnea! In a study from [...]

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Sleep Apnea and Atrial Fibrillation: How Are They Related?

By |August 19th, 2020|Sleep Apnea|

Sleep apnea is a condition many people are familiar with—but it's more than just snoring. In reality, sleep apnea can lead to a number of debilitating conditions and has been known to increase the risks of heart disease if left untreated. Sleep apnea is fairly common in patients who suffer from atrial fibrillation—around 50–80%. The [...]

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3 Different Sleeping Positions & Their Impact on Your Sleep Apnea

By |July 15th, 2020|Sleep Apnea|

Many people dream of drifting off to sleep as soon as they lay down, but it isn’t as straightforward as it seems. Beyond comfort and catching some zzz’s, your position can have a significant impact on sleep quality more than you think. Different sleeping positions lead to various effects, especially for individuals struggling with symptoms [...]

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Think You Have Sleep Apnea? Here’s How to Get Tested

By |July 9th, 2020|Sleep Apnea|

If you think you might be suffering from sleep apnea but aren’t sure how to get tested, your doctor may be able to perform a polysomnogram test at a nearby center or even at home. Also known as a sleep study, a polysomnogram electronically notes specific physical activities as you sleep. The readings are then [...]

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Can Sleep Apnea Cause Atrial Fibrillation?

By |June 18th, 2020|Sleep Apnea|

Many people lose quality sleep every night and run the risk of developing various conditions due to obstructive sleep apnea. It is a sleep order that is often passed off as snoring, but it can severely damage your health if left untreated. Sleep apnea affects a whopping 18 million citizens in the U.S. Some of [...]

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