Sleep Apnea

Putting Sleep Apnea Treatment Fears to Bed

For many, fears about sleep apnea treatment are scarier than the possibility of having sleep apnea. It may seem attractive and easy to blissfully ignore the likelihood of sleep apnea, even when experiencing daytime sleepiness, morning headaches, and cognitive decline. But it’s crucial to get a sleep study if you suspect you [...]

By |September 13th, 2022|Sleep Apnea|

Children with Hypertension and Down Syndrome Likely To Have Sleep Apnea

As parents, the last thing we want to discover is that our child not only has one severe health issue but two. The realization is scary and stressful, to say the least. But the best thing for your child—or anyone for that matter—is to find out all the information and make informed decisions based [...]

Sleep Apnea Fluctuates Night to Night

Traditional sleep apnea testing is done in a lab over one night. It’s called in-lab polysomnography. You go to a sleep testing lab for one night, and sensors and a tech monitor your sleep for the night. The data is then given to a sleep doctor who would diagnose you or not. However, the [...]

Do You Need Sleep Apnea Surgery?

One thing many people fear when they worry about sleep apnea is sleep apnea surgery. Rightly so, undergoing surgery for anything is a bit scary. However, sleep apnea surgery isn’t usually necessary because other, {{{{link id='51157' text='less invasive treatments work better.' esc_html='false'}}}} There are two main types of sleep apnea surgery: Traditional Sleep Apnea [...]

Treating Sleep Apnea May Lower Risk of Dementia

Sleep apnea is 80% undiagnosed and untreated, but it's familiar enough that many people are aware of it. You may even know someone receiving treatment, or maybe you are experiencing symptoms of sleep apnea and are wondering if you should get tested. Sometimes, we think of {{{{link id='51149' text='sleep apnea' esc_html='false'}}}} as simply not [...]