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Posts With Category: ‘CPAP Alternative’

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?

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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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How to Stop Snoring Without Surgery

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April 25th, 2018

Snoring might seem harmless, but it can indicate that you have a sleep disorder, like sleep apnea. When you snore on a regular basis, it can also affect your sleep quality and prevent your spouse or significant other from getting a good night’s sleep as well. If you’re worried about having to undergo surgery to […]

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The Most Effective Sleep Apnea Treatments

3.8.18 Sleeping Man
March 8th, 2018

Sleep apnea is an extremely common yet potentially dangerous sleep disorder, so it’s important to get an accurate diagnosis to receive effective treatment. What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that affects more than 18 million Americans – many of whom do not realize that they may have it. It’s described as […]

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Most Common Reasons to See a Sleep Apnea Specialist

Sleeping Old Man
February 21st, 2018

Sleep apnea is a common, frustrating condition that can develop for a number of reasons. Unfortunately, it’s rarely something you can handle yourself. Sleep apnea has two forms, obstructive and central, and both have short- and long-term affects on your health and quality of life. Luckily a sleep apnea specialist can identify the best treatment […]

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The Benefits of a Dental Appliance for Sleep Apnea

man snoring in bed
October 30th, 2017

If you have sleep apnea, chances are pretty good that you’ve tried using a CPAP machine. While some patients can successfully use this treatment, others abandon it because it can be cumbersome and uncomfortable. For patients who can’t tolerate CPAP, dental appliances for sleep apnea can often be an effective, more comfortable alternative. In this […]

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What You Should Do if You’re Tired of the CPAP Machine

man wearing a CPAP mask
March 2nd, 2017

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is the gold standard technique for treating obstructive sleep apnea. If you are diagnosed with sleep apnea and have no other complicating factors, CPAP is likely to be the very first treatment that you try. For many people, it works quite well. But for others, it’s not so easy. Even […]

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