Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a disorder in which a person’s breathing temporarily decreases or stops while they sleep. People with sleep apnea have many episodes of abnormal breathing during a night of sleep and may not get the oxygen that their body needs. As a result, people with sleep apnea often do not get restful sleep […]

New recommendations to doctors for treating sleep apnea

For adults with obstructive sleep apnea, using CPAP therapy or other airway-opening devices are one of the best courses of action to treat their sleep disorder. Overweight and obese adults with sleep apnea should also be encouraged and helped to lose weight as part of treating sleep apnea. These are the messages from new clinical […]

COVID-19 and Sleep Apnea

As we approach the end of 2021, the world is still contending with how to stop the spread of COVID-19. Many of you may have even lost sleep over how the virus continues to impact your day-to-day life. This can be even worse if you normally experience a sleep disorder like insomnia or sleep apnea. […]

Sleep Apnea in Women

Real quick: what comes to mind when I ask you to picture a “typical” sleep apnea patient? Chances are, you imagined someone overweight, sedentary, middle-aged . . . and male. We’ve made some real progress in changing this stereotype. But obstructive sleep apnea is still too often thought of as primarily a men’s health problem. […]

Causes and Symptoms of Sleep Apnea & How to Overcome Them

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a serious health issue, if you think you may have sleep apnea, see a sleep professional right away. Major symptoms of sleep apnea include Loud snoring Stop breathing during sleep or wake up gasping Insomnia Here is a comprehensive list of symptoms and information about sleep apnea. 936 million people around […]

Sleep Tips for the Summer Solstice & Blood Test Detection For Sleep Apnea

The Summer Solstice and Sleep: The summer solstice is when the earth is tilted most toward the sun, more technically it is when the planets rotational axis is tilted the most toward the star it orbits (our Sun). It usually occurs in June (this year it’s June 21st). The actual summer solstice day, is the […]

Memory and Sleep

Memory and sleep are more closely connected than you may think. Find out why improving your sleep habits may also improve your memory.

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Sleep Respiratory Rate

Curious about the ideal breathing rate during sleep? Learn about respiratory rates during sleep, what rate is healthy, and when to see a doctor.