If you suspect you suffer from sleep apnea, see your doctor right away to confirm. They can help identify potential sleep apnea symptoms. If they believe you may have sleep apnea, they can refer you to an ENT, pulmonologist or neurologist who will be able to diagnosis you. Once you have been diagnosed, it opens up your sleep apnea treatment options, including … Continue Reading
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a disorder that impacts your sleep by causing your breathing to become shallow or even briefly pause throughout the night. For some, these problems can happen multiple times each night, which severely reduces their ability to obtain a restful night’s sleep. … Continue Reading
The term “sleep like a baby” is supposed to refer to a restful, restorative slumber. But like adults, not all babies and children can count on a regular, good night’s sleep. Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that interrupts a person’s breathing while they sleep. And while it’s most common in adults, pediatric sleep apnea affects a … Continue Reading
Why would your dentist want to know about how you sleep? The answer to that question may be literally keeping you awake at night. Sleep apnea is a chronic condition in which a person’s airway is blocked when they sleep, and it has reached epidemic proportions. While the condition is usually diagnosed by a doctor or sleep specialist, … Continue Reading
Obstructive sleep apnea is a disorder that causes your breathing to pause for brief periods while you sleep. Although each pause tends to only last about 10 seconds, they can occur hundreds of times during the night, which disrupts your sleep cycle, and can lead to a host of health issues.