Snoring & Sleep Apnea

10 Risk Factors for Developing Sleep Apnea

Even though sleep apnea can affect anyone regardless of gender, weight, or age, these risk factors indicate a higher chance of having or developing Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA): 1. Anatomically Short and Thick Neck: People with large neck circumferences tend to have narrowed airways as a result. Men with a … 

7 Sleep Apnea Signs

  Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a sleep breathing disorder in which a person stops breathing while they sleep. The tissues in the throat collapse, cutting off the airway despite efforts to breathe. When sleep is disrupted night after night by the frequent awakenings caused by OSA, you feel tired all day … 

Snoring is Dangerous for your Health

Snoring while sleeping is so common, everyone thinks it’s normal. Snoring loudly does not mean you are in a deep, relaxing sleep. Unless you are suffering from congestion or a cold, sleeping should be a silent activity. Regrettably, up to 50% of American adults snore occasionally, and 1 in 3 … 

Sleep Study Options for Sleep Disorders

  What is a sleep study? A sleep study helps doctors measure how much and how well a patient sleeps. It can identify sleep disorders like insomnia, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), narcolepsy, restless leg syndrome, periodic limb movement disorder, and also behaviors such as sleepwalking. These disorders usually cannot be …