What's a Nasal Pillow Mask?

January 13, 2018

CPAP MASK OPTIONSSleep apnea is a silent killer, in that it makes people more vulnerable to severe health problems. In fact, many people don’t even realize they suffer from the condition in the first place. CPAP, which stands for continuous positive airway pressure, seeks to treat sleep apnea...Read More

What Happens During Sleep Lab Testing

January 5, 2018

WHAT TO EXPECT AT YOUR SLEEP STUDYSleep disorders are sometimes difficult to identify because when you’re asleep, you’re not really aware of what’s going on. Obviously, right? Many times, individuals don’t know they have a sleep issue until a sleep partner tells them. This isn’...Read More

A Quick Introduction to Sleep Apnea

December 15, 2017

SLEEP APNEA 101Sleep apnea is an extremely common disorder that can lead to serious health problems. If you notice the symptoms of sleep apnea, getting a diagnosis and starting treatment as soon as possible is important.Watch this video to learn more about sleep apnea. It occurs when the ai...Read More

The Anatomy of Snoring

December 14, 2017

WHAT CAUSES US TO SNORE?Snoring is something that affects nearly everyone at some point in their lives, whether they are the snorers themselves or are being kept up all night by someone else’s snoring. Although snoring is often the butt of many jokes, it can indicate a more serious health pro...Read More

A Look at CPAP Humidifiers

December 7, 2017

MAKE CPAP TREATMENT MORE COMFORTABLE WHEN YOU USE A HUMIDIFIERIf you are undergoing CPAP treatment for sleep apnea, it is normal to have a period of adjustment. It may take time to get used to wearing the mask while you sleep. For some people, however, CPAP treatment continues to cause issues, ...Read More

Know the Signs of Sleep Apnea in Children

November 25, 2017

PEDIATRIC SLEEP DISORDER WARNING SIGNSSleep apnea is commonly associated with adult patients, and so the signs may go undetected in children. Unfortunately, due to their lower capacity for oxygen intake, kids are at a higher risk of certain complications from untreated sleep apnea. If you notic...Read More

Choosing a CPAP Mask Style That Fits You

November 18, 2017

HOW A PROPER FITTING MASK INCREASES YOUR CPAP THERAPY SUCCESSAlthough some patients with sleep apnea can manage their condition well with oral appliances, CPAP treatment is the standard recommendation for those with moderate to severe symptoms. Unfortunately, some patients don’t use the style...Read More

Could You Have Hypersomnia? (Updated 2021)

November 11, 2017

WHAT IS HYPERSOMNIA?Hypersomnia is a group of sleep disorders most often manifesting in excessive and disruptive sleepiness during the day. Underlying, treatable sleep disorders such as sleep apnea can cause hypersomnia. The frequent nighttime awakenings characteristic of sleep apnea can cause ...Read More

See How a Sleep Study Is Conducted

November 4, 2017

HOW SLEEP STUDIES WORKIf you’re suspected of having a sleep disorder, you may be referred to a specialist for an overnight sleep study. See how sleep studies proceed when you watch this featured video. Notice the sleep lab looks like a comfortable hotel room. This allow patients to fall aslee...Read More

Is There a Link Between Insomnia & Sleep Apnea?

October 28, 2017

HOW INSOMNIA AND SLEEP APNEA INTERACTInsomnia is not a sleep disorder but rather a symptom of another condition. In some cases, people with sleep apnea report insomnia as part of the range of symptoms they experience. If you’re experiencing chronic insomnia, it’s important to w...Read More