Methods for Testing Common Sleeping Disorders

A good night’s sleep is essential for overall health and well-being. But for many people, a good night’s sleep is elusive. According to the National Sleep Foundation, 50 to 70 million adults in the United States suffer from a sleeping disorder. There are many different types of sleeping disorders, and the best way to determine […]

Solutions for Short- and Long-Term Insomnia

If you’re reading this, chances are you’re one of the millions of Americans who suffer from some form of insomnia. Whether it’s occasional difficulty falling asleep or chronic waking up in the middle of the night, insomnia can take a toll on your physical and mental health. Fortunately, there are things you can do to […]

Five Ways to Address Obstructive Sleep Apnea

If you have obstructive sleep apnea, you may be wondering what treatments are available. Here are five ways to address this condition and get the restful sleep you need. Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)One of the most common treatments for sleep apnea is CPAP therapy. This treatment involves wearing a mask over your nose and […]

How Obstructive Sleep Apnea Can Damage Your Heart

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) can cause a wide range of health problems and many people understand that it can affect sufferers’ sleep cycles, but did you know that OSA can have a negative effect on your heart? This disorder can put a lot of stress on the heart and contribute to conditions such as hypertension, […]

Do You Have Obstructive Sleep Apnea – Symptoms and How to Treat It

Do you snore excessively and/or frequently when you sleep? Do you feel exhausted during the day, no matter how much sleep you think you got the night before? Have you been depressed or are you having trouble concentrating during the day? You may be one of the many people in the US and around the […]

Oral Appliance Therapy for Sleep Apnea: An Alternative to CPAP

If you have been diagnosed with mild to moderate sleep apnea, you may be wondering what type of therapy is right for you. Oral appliance therapy is an emerging treatment option that uses a custom-made device to keep your airway open while you sleep. A CPAP machine is the most common treatment for sleep apnea, […]

Your Partner’s Snoring is Affecting Your Health

If you’re like most people, you probably enjoy a good night’s sleep. Unfortunately, for some couples that can’t sleep soundly through the night, this is just a dream. One out of every four couples in America reports problems with snoring. If your partner snores, it can be difficult to get a good night’s sleep and […]

Camping with a CPAP Machine: You Can Do It!

If you’re a camper and you also have sleep apnea, don’t let that stop you from enjoying the great outdoors! You can definitely take your CPAP machine camping with you. Below, we’ll discuss the circumstances under which it is safe to use your CPAP machine while camping, as well as some tips for making your […]

Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Children: What Parents Need to Know

Did you know that sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) is a problem that can affect people of all ages? In fact, according to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, SDB is present in 2% to 3% of children and up to 9% of adolescents. If your child is demonstrating symptoms of SDB, it’s important that you know […]