Category: Sleep Apnea

Is Sleep Apnea Contagious?

You may find yourself sheepishly wondering if sleep apnea is contagious. If this is because your partner seems to be exhibiting a shocking amount of symptoms associated with the sleep disorder you have been diagnosed with, don’t worry: This is perfectly understandable. Even though it’s not possible to “spread” your disorder to someone else, sharing… Read more »

3 Tips For Sleep Apnea During Holiday Time

You know, of course, that the most important tip for sleep apnea over the holidays is to remain as consistent as you can with your sleep apnea treatment. Translation: No matter what, make sure you wear it every night (and remember to pack it if you’re traveling). What you might overlook, however, is that there… Read more »

Quiz: Sleep Apnea’s Long-Term Effects

Do you feel some urgency to come in for sleep apnea treatment but not enough to schedule a visit immediately? Are you curious about why we seem so serious about your need to begin treatment as soon as you can? What you may be overlooking is the fact that sleep apnea does not only bring… Read more »

Away-From-Home Sleep Apnea Treatment

So, you’re planning a business trip, a vacation, a quick trip for fun! You’re headed to a wedding and plan on staying the night at a relative or friend’s house! You need to babysit your brother’s kids while Mom and Dad are out of town just for the night! There are a lot of things… Read more »

Could You Be Struggling with Sleep Apnea?

Loud snoring can be an annoyance to both you and your loved ones. Many a family vacation has been interrupted by the loud sounds of dad’s (or mom’s) snoring, and even residing in the same room can be problematic for couples with one loud snorer. Unfortunately, snoring can sometimes be a symptom of a much… Read more »

Ask Yourself If You Exhibit Sleep Apnea Symptoms

You might not even realize that you snore unless the noise is loud enough to disturb your sleeping partner. Likewise, you might not realize that you suffer from obstructive sleep apnea unless you start to experience one or more of its related side effects. Obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA for short, affects more people than many… Read more »

Could Your Snoring Indicate A Sleep Disorder?

Sleep disorders are one of the most difficult medical conditions to diagnose given the nature of their symptoms, but you probably already knew that. What you probably don’t know, however, is that snoring can actually indicate a sleep disorder: sleep apnea. Before you start worrying, that doesn’t mean that everyone who snores has a sleep… Read more »

Do You Have Sleep Apnea?

If you find that you’re waking after a ‘full’ night’s rest feeling exhausted, you’re probably not getting as much sleep as you think. Unfortunately, sleep disorders are often difficult to diagnose because of the nature of their symptoms (they occur while you’re unconscious). Because of this, many sufferers go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed and end up… Read more »

What Causes You To Snore?

Snoring is common and doesn’t always indicate a health problem, however – it can definitely be annoying, especially if it’s keeping those around you awake throughout the night. When your snoring becomes persistently loud and disruptive, then it is often an indicator of a larger problem – a sleep disorder. This kind of snoring is… Read more »

Sleep Apnea: Diagnosis & Treatment

Diagnosing sleep apnea, a sleep disorder that causes you to have breathing cessations while unconscious, involves undergoing a sleep study. However, the most obvious symptoms often occur during the sleep cycle – leading many sufferers to postpone doctor’s appointments or relay broad symptoms to their doctor that can indicate more common medical conditions. Even though… Read more »