Why the “Cure Your Sleep Apnea Without CPAP” Movement is Dangerous

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In addition to the high numbers of people that go undiagnosed for sleep apnea as well as the high rate of CPAP therapy noncompliance, misinformation from people touting a “cure” for sleep apnea are among the biggest challenges facing those … Continue reading

Sleep Apnea Awareness Day: Many Ways to Celebrate

Grandparents

My grandparents have been through an incredible amount together. They are both 80 years old, and among the things on their list of accomplishments are raising eight children, spoiling 22 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren, taking trips to various corners of … Continue reading

“Health and Wellness” Features Sleep Apnea

Chris Vasta discusses sleep apnea on episode 1 of the Health and Wellness web series

Health and Wellness is a web magazine about healthcare in the Greater Philadelphia Area. Our own Chris Vasta was featured in the first episode. Take a look: Highlights: Sleep apnea can occur when the airway collapses during sleep. This can … Continue reading

Of Life After CPAP Book Review – 5 Stars

Life After CPAP by Dr. McCamy Taylor

Book Review Of Life After CPAP: A Physician’s Experience with Obstructive Sleep Apnea, The most commonly missed common diagnosis in the U.S. by McCamy Taylor 2014   Available on Amazon Kindle for Free: http://www.amazon.com/Life-After-CPAP-Physicians-Obstructive-ebook/dp/B00HUISHVE   Life After CPAP is not … Continue reading

How Often Should a Sleep Study Be Done to Check CPAP Machine Pressure?

Apnea events occur at different intervals and levels of severity for every person with OSA. Throughout their lives, CPAP machine users will need to have follow-up titration conducted during their sleep study in order to make adjustments. This is the … Continue reading

Reduce Inflammation by Treating Your Sleep Apnea With a Sleep Apnea Machine

Diabetes and Sleep Apnea Pose Similar Heart Problems

While numerous studies have explored the connection between OSA and a host of life- threatening conditions including obesity, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, stroke, and metabolic syndrome, their connection to pro-inflammatory states are now being revealed. Researchers are now exploring if … Continue reading