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What Is Considered Mild Sleep Apnea?

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The realm of sleep apnea spans a variety of types and levels of severity. The most common form is Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), affecting 26% of Americans between the ages of 30 and 70. While abundant information and treatment options exist for moderate to severe OSA, many wonder, “What is considered mild sleep apnea?” and […]

What Is the Best Sleep Position for Sleep Apnea?

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Most people have a preferred way to sleep, be it curled up on their side or sprawled out on their back. While your favorite sleep position may feel the most comfortable, have you ever considered its impact on your overall health?  Your go-to sleep posture could significantly affect how well you breathe at night—especially critical […]

How to Cure Sleep Apnea Naturally

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Sleep apnea, a common—yet potentially serious—-condition, leads to intermittent cessation of breathing during sleep.  This sleep disorder can lead to more severe health problems without treatment. If you’re battling troubled sleep and chronic fatigue due to sleep apnea, there are natural solutions that don’t involve the use of CPAP.  Our diagnostic experts at Sleep & […]

How to Help Sleep Apnea Without a CPAP

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Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a sleep disorder characterized by repeated breathing interruptions, due to a complete (apnea) or partial (hypopnea) airway blockage during sleep.  This occurs when the soft tissue in the back of your throat relaxes, causing a momentary cessation of breath and a decrease in oxygen saturation.  Consequently, your brain wakes you […]

Can You Die From Sleep Apnea? Here’s What You Need to Know

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Sleep apnea is a serious condition closely linked to several life-threatening health issues, including chronic illnesses like high blood pressure. Frequent breathing interruptions can cause severe respiratory complications, even leading to sudden cardiac death.  According to the American Sleep Apnea Association, an estimated 38,000 people in the United States die annually from heart disease, in […]

Essential Oils for Sleep Apnea: What You Should Know

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Sleep isn’t a luxury; it’s an essential part of life. When we sleep, our bodies have the chance to repair and regenerate, keeping us healthy and ready for the challenges of a new day.  However, if sleep is frequently interrupted, our quality of life can drastically deteriorate. Regular sleep deprivation can lead to serious health […]

Vitamins for Sleep Apnea: Can They Make a Difference?

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As we dive into the intricacies of sleep health, we understand that certain vitamin deficiencies can influence our risk of sleep disorders, including conditions such as insomnia and sleep apnea. Some vitamins are essential in helping to regulate our circadian rhythm, the internal clock that oversees our sleep-wake cycles.  A vitamin deficiency can negatively impact […]

How Do You Get Tested for Sleep Apnea?

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Have you been waking up feeling fatigued, with a headache, or dry mouth? You could be suffering from obstructive sleep apnea, a condition where your breathing is interrupted during sleep, often for more than ten consecutive seconds.  To diagnose sleep apnea, testing methods like ‘nocturnal polysomnography’ are employed. During this test, your heart, lung, and […]

Can Your Apple Watch Detect Sleep Apnea?

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Do you snore like a freight train and wake up feeling groggy? You might have sleep apnea, a sneaky sleep disorder that makes you stop breathing while you snooze. It’s not only exhausting but also dangerous for your health. But don’t worry, your Apple Watch might be able to help you out. This smart gadget […]

Exercises for Sleep Apnea: Breathe Better Tonight

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Exercises for sleep apnea have become a popular choice for people seeking alternative or supplementary treatments in comparison to conventional CPAP therapy.  Obstructive sleep apnea, a common disorder causing disrupted breathing during sleep and often resulting in poor quality of rest and daytime drowsiness, has prompted attention towards exercises as an alternative or supplemental treatment […]