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Can Babies Have Sleep Apnea?

By |September 14th, 2018|Sleep Apnea|

Sleep apnea is a very common condition in adults, but did you know it can also affect children and infants too? While not as common, the type that affects children has similar symptoms but often the cause is different. An expert sleep specialist in Jacksonville, FL can tell you whether your child has this condition. [...]

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Why You Snore and What You Can Do About It

By |August 28th, 2018|CPAP, obstructive sleep apnea, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Studies, Snoring|

Snoring is the harsh sound that comes when air flows through the tissues of one's throat, causing the tissues to vibrate and make noise. Snoring itself is usually harmless, and nearly everyone does it every once in a while. However, snoring can also be an indication of a number of serious health conditions. Whether this [...]

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How Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Memory

By |August 15th, 2018|Insomnia, obstructive sleep apnea, Sleep Apnea, sleep apnea treatment, Sleep Deprivation, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Studies|

Sleep deprivation affects more than just your energy levels. Along with tiring you out, it can also impair your brain function. Your thinking processes and even your memory can deteriorate if you consistently don’t get enough sleep. Conversely, getting enough sleep is crucial for maintaining optimal brain function. In this article, we will explain how [...]

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How to Travel with a CPAP Machine

By |July 24th, 2018|CPAP, CPAP mask, CPAP therapy, obstructive sleep apnea, Sleep Apnea, sleep apnea treatment, Sleep Disorders|

Traveling can be stressful enough without having to worry about how to handle your CPAP machine. There are some things you can do to make the process much easier. Here are some tips for traveling with a CPAP machine. Preparation is Key As in any other situation, it is important to be properly prepared when [...]

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Are Acid Reflux and Sleep Apnea Related?

By |July 16th, 2018|CPAP, Sleep Apnea, sleep apnea treatment, Sleep Disorders|

If you or a loved one suffers from sleep apnea, there may be a risk of developing gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), also known as acid reflux. Interestingly, GERD can also cause sleep apnea. Though the two are closely related, it is somewhat of a chicken or the egg situation determining which caused which in a [...]

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The Connection Between Diabetes and Sleep Apnea

By |June 8th, 2018|Sleep Apnea|

Did you know that diabetes and sleep apnea can go together? The CDC reports that more than 100 million U.S. adults are now living with diabetes or prediabetes, and unfortunately as many as 86% of diabetics have obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep apnea and diabetes form a dangerous duo, compounding each other’s impacts. Difficulty breathing at [...]

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5 Tips for Maintaining Your CPAP Machine

By |April 14th, 2018|CPAP, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Disorders|

Sleep apnea is a serious disorder that occurs when a person’s breathing periodically ceases during sleep. Left untreated, people with sleep apnea cease breathing repeatedly per night, sometimes up to hundreds of times. This can lead to insufficient oxygen in the brain and other parts of the body, and further physiological complications. It can also [...]

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How to Sleep Better with a CPAP

By |March 16th, 2018|Sleep Apnea|

Jacksonville Sleep Center prescribes CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) therapy to treat many of our patients with obstructive sleep apnea. It’s a very effective therapy for treating this disorder, but it can be difficult to get used to at first. Learn more about this treatment how to sleep with a CPAP machine below. What is [...]

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