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sleep apnea cause anxiety

Can Sleep Apnea Cause Anxiety?

March 31, 2014

Think about it: How scary is the idea that you or a loved one stops breathing on numerous occasions throughout the night? Ceasing to breathe might cause you to feel as though you are suffocating. It would be totally understandably that you might feel anxious. So then the $64,000 question is: Can sleep apnea cause […]

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too much sleep

Is Too Much Sleep Bad for You?

March 29, 2014

Too much ice cream can give you a stomachache (and pack on extra pounds). Too much alcohol can get you in all kinds of trouble. And yet too much exercise, while making you sore, is not as bad as the other examples. So where does sleep fit in? Is too much sleep bad for you? […]

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sleep apnea implant

What is a Sleep Apnea Implant?

March 26, 2014

Ah! Too be able to snore no more. That would be a wonderful thing. Then and only then, might you be allowed to return to your side of the marital bed, and not be camped out night after night on the couch in the family room. Is it possible? You heard some chatter while waiting […]

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nasal strips

Can Nasal Strips Help Sleep Apnea?

March 16, 2014

At some point in time in our lives, we have all had a head cold with its accompanying nasal congestion. Sometimes the congestion can get so bad that snoring ensues. The majority of us take decongestants to help ease breathing, and others use nasal strips (picture a Band-Aid that is placed across your nose) to […]

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bedwetter

Tips to Help a Bedwetter

March 15, 2014

Picture this scene: It’s spring break and the family is about to embark on a much-needed family vacation. For weeks, everyone has been excited with anticipation to sail away on a Disney Cruise ship. But on the morning you are scheduled to leave, your 8-year-old son wakes up with a frown on his face and […]

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History of Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)

March 13, 2014

It wasn’t long ago that the majority of treatment for cardiovascular disease was very invasive open heart surgery. But with time and research, procedures for treating the heart, and most other diseases, have changed and adapted—all for the better. The key has been creating new techniques that are minimally invasive and less painful, with a […]

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World Sleep Day

Where Will You Celebrate World Sleep Day?

March 12, 2014

Mark  your calendar. All across the globe, people will be celebrating World Sleep Day on Friday, March 14, 2014. This annual event is dedicated to raising awareness about important issues and concerns related to sleep. So just where will you celebrate World Sleep Day? What is World Sleep Day All About? Occurring on the Friday […]

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cpap upkeep

Tips on CPAP Upkeep

March 10, 2014

Like clockwork, Daniel brings in his car for an oil change following the manufacturer’s guidelines every 5,000 miles. He gets his teeth checked and cleaned every 6 months. And he changes the filters in his home every 60 days to make sure that the heat and air conditioning operate without a glitch. Daniel takes care […]

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emailapnea

What is Waking Email Apnea?

March 09, 2014

If you or a loved one wake up on a regular basis in the middle of the night gasping for air or trying to catch a breath then you are somewhat familiar with sleep apnea. This condition is defined as pauses in breathing throughout the course of a night’s sleep due to an obstruction. In […]

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sleepimplant

What is the Pillar Procedure?

March 08, 2014

Rat-a-tat-tat! Like a jackhammer! Deafening roar like a rocket ship taking off into space! On any given night, your snoring can run the gamut of these sounds. What can you do to stop snoring?  You are willing to try anything so that you are not forced to sleep on the couch in the family room […]

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PulsePoint

Apps That Could Save Your Life

March 07, 2014

Sleep Apnea Treatment Centers of America’s SnoreOMeter gives you information you can use to shame your significant other, but it can also help diagnose a serious underlying issue. Record your snore for up to 30 seconds, including any lapses in breathing, then rate the decibel level. The SnoreOMeter compares your snore to a jackhammer or […]

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The List loves the SnoreOmeter

March 07, 2014

The Sosh: Apps That Could Save Your Life Sleep Apnea Treatment Centers of America’s SnoreOMeter gives you information you can use to shame your significant other, but it can also help diagnose a serious underlying issue.  Record your snore for up to 30 seconds, including any lapses in breathing, then rate the decibel level.  The SnoreOMeter compares […]

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Can a Patch Diagnose Sleep Apnea?

March 02, 2014

The medical community is always looking at ways to help raise awareness about sleep apnea, which is defined as the cessation of breathing during sleep due to an obstruction. It is estimated that 80 percent of sleep apnea sufferers are actually not diagnosed and have not sought treatment. The concern comes from the fact that […]

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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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