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What Causes Sleep Apnea?

November 9, 2016

THE DEVELOPMENT OF SLEEP APNEA SYMPTOMS One of the most common questions we are asked: what causes sleep apnea? Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a type of sleep disorder in which a person temporarily ceases to breathe during sleep. There are a number of possible causes and contributing factors. Many...Read More

Health Risks Associated with Sleep Apnea

November 2, 2016

SLEEP APNEA’S EFFECTS GO BEYOND NIGHTTIME For patients with sleep apnea, CPAP treatment compliance may be a matter of life or death. When left untreated, sleep apnea health risks include life-threatening health complications like heart attack and stroke.  Diabetes  It isn’t yet ...Read More

What Is a Pediatric Sleep Study?

October 27, 2016

Sleep disorders don’t just happen to adults. Children are vulnerable to them as well and often require special attention. When your child needs a sleep study, it’s important a provider understands the special needs of pediatric patients. If your child is referred for a pediatric sleep study...Read More

Understanding Sleep Apnea

October 20, 2016

HOW UNTREATED SLEEP APNEA AFFECTS YOU Sleep apnea is a serious condition that causes more than sleepless nights. When patients have sleep apnea, their airways close when they sleep, leaving them gasping for air. This cycle repeats over and over again—in some cases, hundreds of times—each night, ...Read More

Examining Different Types of Sleep Disorders

October 13, 2016

AN OVERVIEW OF THE MOST PREVALENT SLEEP DISORDERS Most people experience occasional difficulties with sleep, but people with sleep disorders have significant sleep disruptions that can affect their health and their everyday activities. If you believe you could have a sleep disorder, seeking a di...Read More

Comparing CPAP and Oral Appliance Therapy

October 6, 2016

YOUR SLEEP APNEA TREATMENT OPTIONS If you are diagnosed with sleep apnea, your specialist may recommend either CPAP treatment or oral appliance therapy. The right treatment for you depends on a number of different factors, from the severity of your symptoms to your personal p...Read More

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