Month: June 2018

What Causes Sleep Apnea?

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) impacts millions of people in the United States, leading to difficulty sleeping and a host of uncomfortable symptoms. But what causes sleep apnea? What risk factors and warning signs should people be aware of?

Is Your Daytime Exhaustion a Sign of Sleep Apnea?

Just because you’re especially tired some days doesn’t mean you have trouble sleeping. However, when you can’t seem to rest enough to cure your exhaustion, it may be a signal that you aren’t sleeping well at all. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common sleep disorder that deprives you of receiving the deep rest you… Read more »

Should You Worry if You Snore A Lot?

If you snore a lot, you might worry about how difficult it makes getting enough sleep for your partner. However, do you ever worry about how it might be affecting your health? The thing about snoring is that the noise can often distract you from the underlying issue – you snore because your airway isn’t… Read more »

How to Know You’re Losing Sleep to Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a dangerous for many reasons, most notably the fact that it restricts your oxygen and deprives you of deep sleep every night. However, those dangers are exemplified by the fact that many patients don’t even realize they have sleep apnea, and therefore, never seek treatment for it. To help you determine if… Read more »

Is Sleep Apnea Really a Threat?

When you have sleep apnea, one of the most notable symptoms of it may be excessively loud snoring, which can make sleeping more difficult for your sleeping partner. Snoring also makes it more difficult for you to breathe easily while sleeping. However, sleep apnea is a major threat for more than just the noise of… Read more »