Month: November 2017

Are These Symptoms Trying to Warn You of Sleep Apnea?

Treating sleep apnea can be tricky sometimes, mainly because patients are often unaware that they have it, and therefore, never seek treatment for it. The main characteristic of obstructive sleep apnea is chronic, unusually loud snoring. The noise may be obvious, but snoring isn’t always obviously connected to sleep apnea. However, there are also other… Read more »

Different Ways to Treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Because loud, obtrusive snoring is the characteristic symptom of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), many patients only notice the snoring and not the underlying condition that it indicates. This can make detecting sleep apnea particularly difficult; people don’t always seek help for snoring, and therefore, they never realize that they have sleep apnea. Once it is… Read more »

A Few Tips to Stop Snoring

If you snore consistently, then those around you may consider it fairly annoying, depending on how loud it is. Besides that, though, many people don’t consider snoring a health condition as much as a personality trait. For many patients, chronic snoring can overtax their cardiovascular systems, making it harder for their bodies to receive oxygen… Read more »

A Good Reason to Worry About Sleep Apnea

The detrimental effects of sleep deprivation have been studiously researched and well documented. What many people do not know, however, is that you can be deprived of restful sleep without knowing. Sleep apnea is a condition that allows you to fall asleep, but prevents your mind and body from achieving REM sleep—the deep sleep that… Read more »