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How to Talk to a Spouse About Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea, also called OSA, is a common sleep disorder that comes with symptoms of snoring and disrupted breathing throughout the night. The longer it goes untreated, the more severe these symptoms can get. Recognizing these symptoms in a spouse or a loved one can make for a difficult … Read more

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Using CPAP for Kids

Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder characterized by interruptions in breathing during sleep. The interruptions can last for just a few seconds but can also last longer. While sleep apnea in children is rare, it can occur. Oftentimes this is addressed with tonsil surgery, but the issue may persist … Read more

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When Was Sleep Apnea Discovered?

Sleep apnea affects more people than you may think. Currently, scientists estimate that about 25% of adult men, 10% of adult women, and 1 to 10% of children have some form of sleep apnea. To date, this discovery is considered to be one of the most important in the history … Read more

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Can Snoring Be Fatal?

If you sleep next to your partner at night and you can’t stand the sound of their loud snores, you aren’t alone. Millions of Americans experience heavy snoring each night, whether it is coming from their own nose or the sound is being made by their family member. Either way, … Read more

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Impact of Pollution on Sleep Health

There are so many things that can affect the way you sleep. An uncomfortable mattress, hot temperatures, and physical aches can all put a damper on your sleeping schedule. But did you know that pollution has a huge impact on sleep health as well? We go into the details of … Read more

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How Does Sleep Apnea Affect the Brain?

Sleep apnea is an obstructive disease that affects the way you breathe while sleeping. OSA, otherwise known as obstructive sleep apnea, is the most common – and the most destructive. It’s no secret that sleep apnea can put a lot of stress on your heart; but did you know that … Read more

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Where to Get a Sleep Apnea Machine

Sleep apnea is a chronic condition where the airway becomes blocked while you sleep. There are different types of sleep apnea, and many different causes, but they all involve a lack of airflow while you sleep. Undiagnosed and untreated sleep apnea cases will obviously lead to more serious conditions. It … Read more

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How to Support Your Partner if They Have a Sleep Disorder

When your partner has a sleep disorder, it can cause difficulty in your relationship. Not to mention the sleep it can cause you to lose as a result. Lack of sleep makes people cranky and irritable, causes weight gain and heart disease, and decreases productivity. Irritability and stress can put … Read more

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Working Out Before Bed: Healthy or a Nightmare?

There’s nothing like getting a good workout to expend the rest of the day’s energy before a night of restful sleep. It can help to tire you out, making you feel like you’re completely ready for rest. Many adults like to engage in exercise before going to sleep. But…is this … Read more

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