Month: September 2017

How Snoring Can Be Harmful Apart from Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), which is marked by periods of excessively loud snoring, can prove harmful to your health by depriving your mind and body of necessary rest. Even if your snoring doesn’t indicate OSA, however, there is ample reason for you to seek help to stop snoring (not the least of which is the… Read more »

What Kind of Sleep Apnea Do You Have?

As the name suggests, sleep apnea describes the cessation of your breathing (apnea is a Greek word meaning “to stop breathing”). Depending on the exact nature of your affliction, this can occur in a number of different ways. Today, we explore the two types of sleep apnea—obstructive and central—and how the significant impacts they can… Read more »

Common Questions About Sleep Apnea Symptoms

If you snore, then you may or may not consider it a serious problem, depending on how consistent and loud it is. If your snoring indicates obstructive sleep apnea, however, then it can be a constant occurrence that is not only loud, but can also be detrimental to your overall wellbeing. If you snore loudly… Read more »

Can Sleep Apnea Increase Your Risks of a Stroke?

Snoring occurs when air struggles to squeeze past mouth and throat tissues that have relaxed during sleep. As the tissues compress tighter, snoring becomes louder, and in cases of sleep apnea, the tissues can squeeze tight enough to completely block your airflow and halt your breathing. Lack of oxygen is one of the most alarming… Read more »