Tag: sleep apnea

I Think I Have Sleep Apnea — What Do I Do Next?

I Think I Have Sleep Apnea — What Do I Do Next?
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Have you heard the funny comments behind your back? You know, the ones about your snoring and other weird noises you make when you’re sleeping? Perhaps they aren’t being made behind your back. Maybe they’re to your face. Someone wants you to sleep in the other room… or the attic! …Read the Rest

Is Snoring A Symptom Of Sleep Apnea?

Is Snoring A Symptom Of Sleep Apnea?
Symptoms

Do you snore? Are you wondering if snoring is a symptom of sleep apnea? You are wise to ask that question. The fact is that snoring does not necessarily mean you have sleep apnea. But it can be a warning sign. Let me tell you a bit about my story. …Read the Rest

Sleep Apnea with Dr. Sweet [Humourous]

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Who says sleep apnea has to be a dry, boring subject. Not Dr. Sweet — that’s for sure! While this video is a light-hearted look at a serious problem, it does cover the bases about sleep apnea pretty well. The video is produced by ResMed who make and sell CPAP …Read the Rest

Do I Have Sleep Apnea?

Do I Have Sleep Apnea?
Symptoms

You wake suddenly in the night. Vaguely, you recall hearing a snorting sound or sharp snore. Then you quickly drift back into a restless sleep. You may have sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a disorder that affects people regardless of age, gender or size. It is often (but not always) …Read the Rest

Sleep Apnea Treatment

Sleep Apnea Treatment
Treatments

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 Sleep Study for Sleep Apnea?

What is a Sleep Study for Sleep Apnea?
Treatments

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

Sleep Apnea – The Important Facts

Sleep Apnea – The Important Facts
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Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder and there are things that you need to know about it. Affects of Sleep Apnea First of all, if you have sleep apnea then you will stop breathing for short periods during your sleep. This affects your ability to stay in deep REM …Read the Rest

CPAP To Treat Sleep Apnea

CPAP To Treat Sleep Apnea
Treatments

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

What Is Sleep Apnea?

What Is Sleep Apnea?
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With more and more people being diagnosed with sleep apnea, one of the first questions that you may have is “What is sleep apnea?” The short answer is that it is a failure of the patient to breathe properly while sleeping.