Oral Appliance Therapy: An Introduction

August 18, 2017

When looking for alternatives to CPAP therapy, people who have obstructive sleep apnea often come upon an option called oral appliance therapy. If you’re ready to sleep well without a machine, keep reading to learn about the basics of this treatment option. What It Is ...Read More

What Are the Different Types of Insomnia?

August 12, 2017

TWO KINDS OF INSOMNIAInsomnia is a sleep disorder symptom that causes persistent difficulty with falling or staying asleep. If you struggle to consistently get a good night’s rest, watch this video to learn about the types of insomnia. There are two kinds of insomnia. The f...Read More

Does Weight Loss Impact Sleep Apnea?

August 5, 2017

If you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, you probably have many questions. First, it is important to realize that Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is most common in people who are overweight or obese. However, the good news is that weight loss can have a positive impact on your symptoms. ...Read More

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia

May 25, 2017

INSOMNIA TREATMENTInsomnia is not actually a sleep disorder but is instead a symptom of some other condition. For people who suffer from it, however, that knowledge does not make it less disruptive or disturbing. Although some people try sleep medications, the side effects can so...Read More

Narcolepsy Complications

May 18, 2017

DAILY DIFFICULTIES FOR THOSE WITH NARCOLEPSYNarcolepsy is a serious sleep disorder that requires careful management by a sleep medicine specialist. With proper treatment, many people who suffer from narcolepsy can reduce their risk of experiencing complications dramatically.  One ...Read More

What are the Effects of Sleep Apnea?

May 11, 2017

SLEEP APNEA DOES MORE THAN MAKE YOU SLEEPYSleep apnea is a serious condition that can have life-threatening consequences if left untreated. What exactly happens when you sleep, and what are sleep apnea’s effects? Watch this video to find out.With sleep apnea, the throat closes dur...Read More

A Guide to Sleep Cycles

May 4, 2017

WHAT HAPPENS TO YOUR BODY WHEN YOU SLEEPWhat exactly happens to your body when you fall asleep? During sleep, you go through a number of sleep cycles that allow your body to rest and repair itself. When you have a sleep disorder, one or more of these cycles may be disrupted in some way, causing...Read More

Which Tests Diagnose Sleep Disorders?

April 27, 2017

HOW YOU WILL BE TESTED AND DIAGNOSEDIf your doctor suspects that you have a sleep disorder, there are a number of different tests he or she may recommend to determine what is causing your symptoms. Although lab tests and an assessment of your symptoms can provide your doctor with a lot of infor...Read More

Narcolepsy and Driving: Is it Safe??

April 20, 2017

DOES NARCOLEPSY INTERFERE WITH DRIVING SAFELY?Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder that involves intense daytime drowsiness and nearly uncontrollable bouts of sleep. It can also trigger cataplexy, involuntary episodes of muscle weakness. Because of these symptoms, many people with narcolepsy are conc...Read More

Putting Myths About Insomnia to Bed

April 13, 2017

SEPARATING FACT FROM FICTION ABOUT INSOMNIAInsomnia is one of the best-known sleep disorders—and also one of the most misunderstood. In fact, contrary to popular belief, insomnia is not itself a sleep disorder, but instead is a symptom of another issue. If you are struggling with insomnia, ...Read More