Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment & Tips

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) treatment and tips can help you get a better night of sleep. By understanding your condition, you take the first step toward treating OSA.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment & Tips

Diabetes and Sleep Apnea Pose Similar Heart Problems

January 15, 2013 |

A new study out of Romania with 60 participants indicates that people with diabetes have similar types of early heart damage as those with sleep apnea. The results show that sleep apnea patients tend to have stiffer arteries compared to the arteries of healthy individuals. This same arterial stiffness commonly shows up in people who []

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment & Tips

Back to School – Sleep Apnea 101

August 28, 2012 |

The term apnea has its origins from the 17th century Latin word “apnoea” meaning breathless. Even after all these centuries, many people don’t have a full understanding of the meaning and the negative impact of sleep apnea on the quality of life. Most people don’t realize they have sleep apnea and remain undiagnosed for many []

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Everything You Need to Know About Sleep Apnea

August 28, 2012 |

What is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is a common disorder that affects approximately 22 million Americans. The word apnea comes from the Greek word “apnoia” which means “without breath.” Therefore, this is a disorder with which an individual stops breathing while asleep. The most common reason for this pause in breathing is an obstruction of []

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Diet for Sleep Apnea and Sleep Apnea Exercises

July 24, 2012 |

One of the difficult aspects of being afflicted with sleep apnea is maintaining a healthy lifestyle while still dealing with the effects of the disorder. Multiple studies suggest that sleep apnea can increase your risk of developing various ailments including high blood pressure, diabetes, and heart disease, just to name a few. One way to lessen []

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment & Tips

Can Your Doctor Help You Get a Better Night’s Sleep?

July 16, 2012 |

It’s common people with sleep apnea go many years before ever getting a diagnosis of the disorder from their doctor.  It generally goes undiagnosed because people learn to live with their tiredness.  But if they get a proper diagnosis – typically after a sleep study – the physician can prescribe a CPAP machine. This will []

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How Sleep Deprivation Can Ruin Your Marriage, Your Job, and Your Body

July 11, 2012 |

While speaking to a person suffering from sleep apnea on the phone, I listened as he described why he needed his new CPAP mask overnighted to him. “I get really stressed. I am tired all day. My wife yells at me for keeping her up all night. My life is just plain miserable without my []

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Two Studies Could Link Sleep Apnea to Cancer

June 13, 2012 |

Recent research has uncovered a possible link between sleep apnea and cancer.  Two studies in an article posted May 20, 2012 on The New York Times website indicate that sleep apnea sufferers have a greater risk of developing cancer. Approximately 28 million Americans have sleep apnea. This is a disorder that causes a person to []

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Exploring the Link Between Sleep Apnea and Cancer

June 13, 2012 |

Recent studies have indicated demonstrable links between Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Sleep apnea is a condition that inhibits proper breathing during sleep, and increased risk for various types of cancer. Nearly twenty-eight Million Americans suffer from OSA, and there is no statistic for how many cases remain undiagnosed. Sleep apnea is a noteworthy condition for many []

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment & Tips

Obesity is a Contributor of Chronic Snoring

June 14, 2009 |

According to The Center for Disease Control, obesity has hit epidemic proportions with more than 25% of Americans being obese[1]. Obesity brings with it many health-related problems that can be controlled and reduced with proper rest and diet. One such problem is obstructive sleep apnea, a sleep-disordered breathing condition. Understanding obesity, improving one’s diet, and []

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment & Tips

Cycling Your Sleep

June 14, 2009 |

Sleep is an important part of our lives. Without enough of it our bodies collapse with fatigue. However, different people do sleep differently and their bodies require different amounts of sleep. Some people can sleep as little as 5 hours a night and function just fine day to day, and some people require more than []

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