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Sleep Apnea Treatment

Sleep Apnea Treatment
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So, you have sleep apnea (or even sleep hypopnea). You have several options available to you for treating it. You also have the option to ignore it and hope it goes away. By the way, the last option doesn’t work. Don’t bother trying it. There really isn’t a total cure …Read the Rest

What is a Multiple Sleep Latency Test?

What is a Multiple Sleep Latency Test?
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When you visit a sleep clinic for a sleep study, your doctor may arrange for you to have a Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT) the following day. This test is used to measure the level of sleepiness you are experiencing. What to Expect A MSLT is usually done following a …Read the Rest

What is a Sleep Study for Sleep Apnea?

What is a Sleep Study for Sleep Apnea?
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So you think you may have sleep apnea — what are you going to do now? Well, I’m assuming that you’ve had a chat with your doctor already. If not, stop reading and make an appointment. This is important. Okay, you’re back. After talking to your doctor he or she …Read the Rest

CPAP To Treat Sleep Apnea

CPAP To Treat Sleep Apnea
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One of the most common ways to treat sleep apnea is through the use of air pressure. This is known as Positive Airway Pressure. The machines are commonly referred to as CPAP machines although there are really 3 basic types of machines as you’ll see below. They work by using …Read the Rest