Snoring & Sleep Apnea

Why Women with Sleep Apnea are Often Misdiagnosed

A common symptom of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is snoring paired with something else such as shortness of breath or excessive daytime sleepiness. Although men and women usually experience similar symptoms when it comes to OSA situations, women tend to describe their symptoms differently leading to misdiagnosis. Untreated sleep apnea in women can … 

Can Sleep Apnea Affect the Snorer’s Hearing?

The answer is yes! A new study involving nearly 14,000 people suggested that individuals with untreated obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) were more likely to experience hearing impairment. Even after researchers adjusted the reports to accommodate for other possible causes affecting one’s hearing, the research still found the sleep disorder to be … 

Check out this Quick Sleep Apnea Quiz!

  Sleep apnea can affect anyone regardless of age, weight, or gender. Typically, someone with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) will snore heavily, then stop breathing for a period of time. The repeated lack of oxygen to the brain puts extra strain on the heart, increasing blood pressure and the risk … 

Does your Bed Partner Snore?

Anyone who has slept with someone who snores knows just how disruptive it can be to his or her sleep. According to a poll by the National Sleep Foundation, 41% of respondents rated their partner’s snoring as having a huge impact on their ability to get a good night’s sleep. … 

5 Health Consequences of Untreated Sleep Apnea

When it comes to sleep apnea, it is important to seek treatment immediately. If sleep apnea goes untreated, you run the risk of developing various health conditions that could be extremely detrimental to your overall health and wellbeing. When sleep apnea is untreated, you might have an increased risk of …