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Posts With Category: ‘CPAP Alternative’

Long-Term Effects of Using a CPAP Machine

Sleep Apnea Oxygen Mask Equipment And CPAP Machine
May 15th, 2022

For many patients, CPAP machines aren’t worth the trouble. They are bulky and uncomfortable, and can cause problems sleeping all on their own. If it seems like you feel worse after using your CPAP machine all night, you’re not imagining it – people often face not only short-term problems using a CPAP, but long-term issues […]

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3 Reasons to Deal With Your Sleep Apnea Today

Woman sleeps peacefully thanks to the bite plate that protects her teeth from bruxism.
December 15th, 2021

You may be putting off dealing with your sleep apnea – maybe you’ve heard horror stories about CPAP machines and how difficult they can be for some people to use. However, there are some very good reasons why you should deal with your sleep issues as soon as you can. Read on in case you need some […]

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Is Your CPAP Machine Making You Sick?

June 15th, 2021

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 […]

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Common CPAP Problems

a man sleeping wearing a CPAP machine
January 15th, 2021

If you have been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), your doctor may have told you the best course of action would be to start using a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine. However, CPAP machines come with their share of side effects, which can range from annoying to dangerous. Here are some common side […]

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Will My Sleep Apnea Oral Appliance Damage My Teeth?

October 15th, 2020

Sleep apnea is a serious condition that can lead to hypertension, stroke, and other serious health complications. For some people, the standard treatment for sleep apnea, a CPAP machine, is intolerable. Rather than comply with treatment, some patients simply cannot or will not wear their CPAP machine at night, leaving them at risk. Dental appliances […]

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Is CPAP Annoyance Keeping You Up at Night?

CPAP Alternative | Marc Levin |
March 15th, 2020

For many years, the go-to solution for sleep apnea has been the CPAP machine. CPAP, or continuous positive airway pressure, is a machine that increases airway pressure to keep your airway from collapsing when you are asleep. It is an effective treatment, but recent studies have shown that alternatives to CPAP are better for patients […]

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What Is CPAP Intolerance?

Oral Appliance for Sleep apnea
January 15th, 2020

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) intolerance is the inability to tolerate a CPAP mask as treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. While CPAP is the most common treatment, and often considered the gold standard for the treatment of sleep apnea, not everyone tolerates it well. The Problem of CPAP Intolerance The biggest problem with CPAP intolerance […]

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CPAP Alternatives

CPAP alternatives
December 15th, 2019

Have you been diagnosed with sleep apnea or fear that you suffer from sleep apnea? Have you avoided seeking treatment because you don’t want to use a CPAP mask or cannot tolerate CPAP? While a CPAP mask can be an effective treatment for many people, for those who cannot tolerate it, there are CPAP alternatives […]

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Will My Sleep Apnea Cause Problems With My Pregnancy?

pregnant woman staring out a window
December 17th, 2018

Sleep apnea affects many aspects of your life, and if you’re pregnant, it can cause potential health problems for both you and your baby. What is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that’s often associated with chronic loud snoring. It’s characterized by repeated pauses in breathing during sleep, and although this can occur […]

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When Should I Get A Test for Sleep Apnea?

Sleep Apnea
August 15th, 2018

Do you often feel tired in the morning even though you got a full night’s sleep? Does your partner complain that you snore loudly or gasp for breath during sleep? If so, these are just a couple of indicators that you may suffer from sleep apnea. Fortunately, there are effective testing procedures available to diagnose […]

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