Top 5 Myths About Snoring
Snoring is likely one of the more misunderstood phenomena that occurs during sleep. Scientists and doctors know exactly why it happens, but the grating, sleep-depriving sound of snoring is the subject of several myths among the general population. Snoring is often a sign of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), in which your airway gets closed off, […]Read More
Does My Mattress Affect My Sleep Apnea?
Sleep apnea is one of the most common sleep disorders encountered by Americans. About 2% of women and 4% of men experience it. Sleep apnea is characterized by a temporary inability to breathe during the night, leading to reduced blood flow to the brain. There are several forms of the condition, but the most common […]Read More
Are Anti-Snoring Mouthpieces Comfortable?
Anti-snoring mouthpieces are an effective form of treatment for many cases of sleep apnea, and they’re often used when a patient finds CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) therapy too uncomfortable. What is An Anti-Snoring Mouthpiece? An anti-snoring mouthpiece is used to treat chronic snoring and sleep apnea. It’s worn only at night and works by […]Read More
The Ultimate Health Risks of Snoring
While occasional snoring may be harmless, chronic snoring can prevent you from getting a good night’s rest, and in some cases, may be a sign of a more serious health condition. In this article, Philadelphia snoring specialist, Dr. Marc Levin, addresses the potential health risks associated with chronic snoring and provides an overview of the […]Read More
Can Spring Weather Affect My Sleep Apnea?
Spring season brings blooming trees and the pollens trees produce can irritate your nasal passages and airways. Allergy symptoms caused by hay fever and other seasonal allergies can also cause more serious sleeping difficulties. As a result, your sleep apnea can get worse in the springtime. Allergic Rhinitis Symptoms Allergens, which increase in the spring […]Read More
How to Determine If You’re A Routine Snorer
Snoring is associated with a higher risk of developing different health issues, but it can be hard to determine if you’re a snorer. How can you tell if you have a chronic snoring problem or an occasional one, such as when you’re sick? Learn more about how you can find out if you’re a snorer […]Read More
How to Stop Snoring Without Surgery
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 […]Read More
Most Common Reasons to See a Sleep Apnea Specialist
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 […]Read More
Can Winter Affect My Sleep Apnea?
If you have sleep apnea, you may have noticed that your symptoms can worsen during winter months. This can have a significant effect on your daily well-being and overall health, even following the winter season. Patients may be more inclined to seek CPAP therapy or another sleep apnea treatment option during the winter to manage […]Read More
Signs That Your Snoring is Serious
About 45% of American adults snore at least occasionally, and although it may be the source of jokes for those who hear it, the sound may be nothing to laugh about. In some cases, snoring can be a sign that you have a much more serious medical condition. In this blog, the sleep apnea specialist […]Read More