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May

Woman with CPAP machine

Who Treats Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder that can have an enormous impact on your quality of life. The symptoms of the condition can include loud snoring, breathing that stops and starts, and the inability to get healthy, restorative sleep. If you suffer from sleep apnea, you may f...

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May

Symptoms of Sleep Apnea

Are you concerned that you may have sleep apnea? Knowing the symptoms can help you decide whether you should be treated for the disorder. Sleep apnea comes with an array of symptoms, and every person is different. The symptoms include:  Snoring Snoring is a common symptom of...

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26

May

Living with Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a condition in which breathing pauses repeatedly while sleeping. When breathing stops, the person wakes up, typically with a loud snort, and then the breathing resumes. Symptoms of sleep apnea include loud snoring at night and sleepiness during th...

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26

May

Do You Have Sleep Apnea?

Sleep is essential, but many people wake up in the morning feeling like they didn’t get a good night’s rest. Does your bedmate complain about your loud snoring, episodes in which you stop breathing, or moments when you gasp for air during sleep? Do you often wake up w...

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26

May

Woman and man resting in bed.

A Snore-Free Valentine

Snoring is the worst. If you live with a snorer, you know all about the cruel irony of the affliction. Snorers involuntarily make others suffer as well. On the other hand, you could be the snorer and riddled with guilt for disturbing your partner’s sleep. It’s all so...

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26

May

Inspire Sleep: How It Works

Inspire works inside the body. It’s a small device placed during a same-day, outpatient procedure. When the patient is ready for bed, they simply click the remote to turn Inspire on. While asleep, Inspire opens the patient’s airway, allowing them to breathe normally...

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26

May

Should You Consider an At-Home Sleep Study?

Originally posted on Hackensack Meridian Health By: Katie Woehnker Sleep disturbances are quite common, especially when dealing with high-anxiety situations like the coronavirus pandemic, however, is it more than stress? Sleep apnea affects about one in four people in the United...

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26

May

Drinks, Screens, and Sleep

I have a dear friend – let’s call him Miguel – who rarely catches a good night’s sleep. Initially, he is unable to fall asleep at a decent time, and once he does, he often wakes up in the middle of the night. When he finally dozes off, it’s time to w...

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26

May

10 Ways to Sleep Better All Winter Long

Originally posted on Health.com by Amanda MacMillan. Getting a good night’s sleep in the middle of winter may seem like it should be no problem. After all, it’s the season of long nights, cozy blankets, hibernation, and snuggling up by the fire. But for all the same r...

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26

May

You May Have Sleep Apnea If…

It’s not just snoring. See the other risk factors that could indicate you suffer from sleep apnea. If you’re a regular, you may recall my father’s journey with the sleep monitoring app, WatchPat. He thought he was doing me a favor, but in the end, my dad found o...

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