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Stages of Sleep Apnea

Stages of Sleep Apnea

October 29, 2013

Sleep apnea is the phenomenon whereby you stop breathing during sleep for 10 seconds at a time or longer.  The severity of this disease can be classified as mild, moderate or severe, depending upon the number of times per hour you experience these episodes during the course of the night. But did you know that […]

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Do People with Sleep Apnea Dream?

October 25, 2013

When you were knee-high to a grasshopper, your nightly dreams revolved around playing catch with your dad, or perhaps dressing up all of your Barbie dolls in the latest trendy outfits. Granted today you are older, your subconscious is no longer interested in these types of activities, and hence your dreams invariably matured. However, dreams […]

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Sleepiness and Sleep Apnea

October 08, 2013

Being tired can affect your entire day. It can affect your performance at work, your mood at home, sex life, memory, and your health. There is a big price to pay for your lack of sleep. Here are 5 major issues surrounding sleepiness. CAR ACCIDENTS Sleep deprivation causes car accidents. It is so dangerous; in […]

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Surgery Options for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

October 07, 2013

CPAP is the most commonly prescribed treatment for sleep apnea. The CPAP is not a cure, rather a lifelong treatment designed to prevent the body from going extended periods of time without oxygen. There are surgical options that can alleviate all of the symptoms of sleep apnea all together. Most of the invasive surgery options […]

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Does Feeling Sleepy Mean I Have A Sleep Disorder?

October 06, 2013

Do you feel tired, groggy or consistently exhausted throughout the day? You may be experiencing a condition called excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS). EDS is a major sign of sleep deprivation and could be occurring as the result of a far more serious issue such as obstructive sleep apnea. EDS and sleep deprivation are only two […]

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6 Signs of Excessive Sleepiness

October 05, 2013

1.) Moodiness & Irritability – If you find yourself overly moody or irritable you may be excessively sleepy or sleep deprived. Our mood is the first visible factor affected by a lack of sleep. Research consistently shows that people that do not get a proper amount of sleep are less productive, more irritable, easily annoyed, […]

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7 Scary Side Effects of Lack of Sleep

October 04, 2013

Going to sleep at night is your brain’s time to recharge and prepare for tomorrow’s daily activities. Without this essential recovery period, you are putting yourself at risk to the dangerous side effects of lack of sleep. The 7 scary side effects of lack of sleep should be able to warn you of the potential […]

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Women, Brain Damage, and OSA

October 03, 2013

Your grandmother might have said, “A lady never snores” but the truth is they do and often times this could be a sign of a serious health condition called sleep apnea. A new study, found that obstructive sleep apnea in women puts them at a higher risk of brain damage than men. Dr. Paul Macey, […]

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Truck Drivers and Sleep Apnea: An Interview With a Former Truck Driver

October 02, 2013

Recently, Sleep Apnea Treatment Centers of America (SATCOA) posted an article discussing the dangers of sleep apnea affecting commercial drivers, and the proposed implementation of mandatory sleep apnea testing in order to receive, or renew, a commercial license. In order to gain a proper perspective on the issue, SATCOA conducted an interview with former commercial truck driver […]

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  • Make Sleep a Priority in 2016

    Dec 30, 2015
    You say you want to bring in the New Year with a positive life change that will benefit you and your health. One of the most beneficial resolutions to your overall health is changing your sleep habits. For years you have heard that sleep is important, but have you really executed a plan to make […]

    Living With Panic Disorder and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

    Dec 17, 2015
    The sun is shining and the sky is blue. Keeping the top down on your convertible is a foregone conclusion. But wait, your palms become clammy, your heart starts to race, you can’t quite catch your breath and you have a sense of unexplainable danger. What is wrong? You might have just experienced a panic […]

    Somniphobia: Can People be Too Scared to Sleep?

    Nov 04, 2015
    You are addicted. You admit it. You can’t seem to get enough of the hit TV shows American Horror Story or The Walking Dead. After binge watching for 6 hours, you have finally unlocked somniphobia. But somniphobia isn’t just about getting to the end of a new series. Somniphobia is something real to people who […]

    Incidence of Gout Double for Sleep Apnea Sufferers

    Oct 29, 2015
    A recent study out of the UK has shown risk of developing gout was up to 60% higher among patients with sleep apnea versus individuals without sleep apnea. Gout is a complex form of arthritis that causes the body to make an excess of uric acid causing pain at the base of the joints. Sleep […]
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