Why Am I So Tired? Narcolepsy vs. Sleep Apnea

It's perfectly natural to be tired at the end of the day or feel drowsy in the afternoon after your coffee has worn off. But for those who have fragmented sleep, the level of tiredness is different. Daytime sleepiness takes on a whole new meaning when you realize that you’ve fallen asleep at the [...]

Sleep Apnea Treatment Slows Aging

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a sleep condition where the sufferer experiences stoppages in breathing throughout the night. These apneic episodes can last anywhere from eight seconds to over a minute and happen hundreds of times each night. In OSA, blockage in the airway, such as the tongue falling back, swollen or [...]

Little Known Sleep Apnea Side Effects

Sleep apnea disorder is a condition in which you stop breathing for periods while asleep. To qualify, the frightening stoppage in breathing needs to last at least 10 seconds but can last much longer. In those with mild sleep apnea, moderate sleep apnea, and severe sleep apnea, this happens 5 - 15 times per [...]

Sleep Apnea and Children: Important Information Parents Should Know

Sleep apnea doesn’t only affect adults, kids can have it, too. Pediatric sleep apnea is a disorder where your child’s breathing is either completely or partially blocked repeatedly while they sleep. This is due to a blockage or narrowing in their upper airway. According to statistics, this condition affects about 1-5% [...]

Sleep Apnea News: Recall Of CPAP Machines Creates Issues For Patients

There is cause for concern, as millions of sleep apnea patients in the U.S. find themselves scrambling. This is all thanks to a voluntary recall of continuous positive airway pressure machines (CPAP), coming from one of America’s leading manufacturers of the treatment. This past June, Philips Respironics agreed to a voluntary recall of their [...]

By |September 28th, 2021|Sleep Apnea|
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