Pregnancy and Sleep Problems
When you are pregnant, there is always something new happening to your body. Suddenly you’ll have bad heartburn every night (no matter what you eat), your shoes won’t fit anymore, or you’ll notice that your belly button goes from an inney to an outey. Perhaps most concerning (and annoying), though, is the changes you’ve noticed […]Read More
What causes nasal congestion?
Having a stuffy nose can interfere with every aspect of your life – from concentrating at work to eating. It can especially affect how you sleep – just making it tough to sleep or causing you to snore loudly. So, what causes nasal congestion, what can you do about it, and when should you see […]Read More
Can allergies be the reason you snore?
Fall is just around the corner, and for some that means pumpkin spice lattes and walks in the woods to watch the leaves change colors. For others, that means endless sniffling and sneezing – spring is not the only time for allergies. Read on for some more information about allergies and snoring. Allergies and snoring […]Read More
5 Things You Should Know About Oral Appliances
If you suffer from a sleep disorder such as obstructive sleep apnea, your doctor may have recommended a CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machine. And if you’ve tried one, you may have found it uncomfortable to sleep in, difficult to travel with, and a hassle to keep clean. However, there is a much better alternative […]Read More
PTSD and Sleep Apnea
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is very often seen in war veterans or first responders who have been through a traumatic situation, but it can affect your average, everyday person as well. After all, the definition of “trauma” is subjective. If you have PTSD, unfortunately, you may also be at risk for OSA – recent research […]Read More
Is Your CPAP Machine Making You Sick?
Obstructive sleep apnea can interfere with a good night’s sleep, and it can also be detrimental to your health. When your doctor offered you a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine, you may have thought it would solve everything. And maybe for a while, maybe it did. However, for some people, a CPAP machine can […]Read More
7 Snoring Remedies
Snoring can range from a few little snorts (which can be kind of cute when they come from your significant other) to such a loud racket that the person snoring has to have their own side of the house each night so he or she doesn’t keep everyone else awake (which is not cute at […]Read More
Are Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Tooth Grinding Related?
Obstructive sleep apnea and sleep-related bruxism are two serious problems that can affect your health and your well-being. Even worse, some people have both of these disorders and may not even know it. Here are some things you should know if you think you might have both of these problems. What is bruxism? From time […]Read More
Kids Can Have OSA, Too
If you have kids, you have probably spent your share of time peeking in on them as they sleep. But if your child has pediatric obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), you may notice that they aren’t sleeping as well as a child should be. Here are some signs that your child may have sleep apnea, what […]Read More
Medicare Accepted for Oral Appliance Therapy
Sleep apnea can interfere with your sleep, which can interfere with the rest of your life. Not only that, but it can also be dangerous to your health. It can increase your risk of heart problems and high blood pressure, metabolic syndrome, and liver problems – not to mention the danger of being sleep deprived […]Read More