06

Dec

Woman sleeping in bed

What Causes Difficulty Sleeping?

If you’re having difficulty sleeping, you’re definitely not alone. 50-70 million Americans have trouble sleeping well at night. If you’re tossing and turning at night, feeling exhausted all day, and missing the solid night of sleep you once had, you are probably...

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06

Dec

Man sleeping

How To Help Sleep Apnea

Sleep is vital for our physical health, mental health, and general well-being. Unfortunately, for many people, getting enough sleep is a nightly challenge that can seem almost impossible to overcome. One of the most significant causes of difficulty sleeping is obstructive sleep a...

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06

Dec

Physician examining a female patient's nose

4 Signs You Might Have A Sleep Disorder

If you’re suffering from restless nights and tired days, you might be wondering if you have a sleep disorder. A sleep disorder is any type of chronic condition that stops you from getting a good night of sleep, including snoring, sleep apnea, insomnia, and a number of other...

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06

Dec

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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06

Dec

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: SnoringSnoring is a common symptom of...

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06

Dec

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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06

Dec

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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06

Dec

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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06

Dec

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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06

Dec

Man sleeping

Should You Consider an At-Home Sleep Study?

Originally posted on Hackensack Meridian HealthBy: Katie WoehnkerSleep 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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