Tag: sleep apnea

Have you noticed that during the day, at work, at school or going about your normal daily activities, you seem to be constantly tired and sleepy? Do you have trouble with mood swings or maintaining focus? You could be suffering from a condition called hypersomnia, or excessive tiredness. There are many potential causes of this […]

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Snoring is a persistent problem that affects millions of Americans every year. It is often as much as a nuisance — if not more — for the snorer’s partner than for the snorer themselves. It also tends to get much worse as we get older. There are many reasons why snoring worsens with age, but […]

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Sleep apnea is a common disorder that many people have heard of, even if they do not fully understand the extent of the condition. More than 18 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea, though this number could be much higher since the disorder goes undetected very often. People of all ages experience sleep apnea. Though […]

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Sleep apnea is a condition that affects about 18 million Americans. While there is treatment for it, many find the CPAP breathing machines that are regularly used uncomfortable and cumbersome. Apnea, when untreated, leaves suffers vulnerable to increased instances of stroke and high blood pressure. It can also lead to daytime sleepiness and reduced performance […]

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One might not associate sleep apnea with soldiers returning from overseas. However there is a recent study that may have found a link between post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which the sufferer will stop and start breathing during the course of their sleep. While it […]

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Sleep apnea affects nearly 20 million people in North America. It is an epidemic illness, and we are only beginning to realize how serious it is. Most people quickly associate snoring (and the sudden stoppage of snoring) in the middle of the night with obstructive sleep apnea. There are, however, many less obvious issues that […]

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When we talk about treatments and diagnosis of sleep apnea, we often refer to adults. The problem, however, affects almost 20 million Americans, and not all of them are adults. Many kids suffer with the condition, but the diagnosis, cause and treatments differ significantly. Knowing how to spot signs of sleep apnea in children can […]

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Sleep apnea is a serious condition that affects almost 20 million Americans every single year. Diagnosing and treating the problem has traditionally been inconvenient at best. In the past, those who potentially suffered from this ailment have had to make an appointment at a sleep lab and spend an uncomfortable night being watched by a […]

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Sleep apnea affects millions of Americans every year. The snoring can be difficult to deal with, both for those who have the condition and their partners. What many do not realize is that this disorder is not simply inconvenient. It also puts people at risk for many other health conditions. Aside from the fact that […]

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According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, 30 percent of adults have insomnia. One in every 10 adults have chronic insomnia. Some people experience periods insomnia associated with seasonal changes. Winter insomnia may be symptomatic of a condition called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Winter insomnia may also result from the effect of reduced daylight […]

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