Sleep Disorders

  • Sleep Apnea

    Hidden Dangers of Sleep Apnea

    You’ve heard of the hidden dangers that certain types of products or habits put the average American at risk. Unfortunately, less is heard about the unknown epidemic of untreated sleep apnea. According to the American Sleep Apnea Association, 22 million Americans have obstructive sleep apnea, yet 80 percent of them are left untreated. The dangers … Read More »

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    In-Center Sleep Testing Isn’t As Scary As You Thought

    Many people may wonder if they have sleep apnea, but dismiss the thought because of misconceptions about sleep testing. It is estimated that 26 percent of adults between the ages of 30 and 70 have sleep apnea. And yet, many go untreated and untested. The consequences of untreated sleep apnea are serious. The ramifications can … Read More »

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    Why Treat Sleep Apnea?

    Sleep Apnea is a serious sleep condition that affects many Americans. While there are different kinds of sleep conditions, the most common one is called Obstructive Sleep Apnea.  Essentially, it is when the upper airway collapses, causing frequent pauses in breathing lasting ten seconds or more. It impacts one in five Americans, yet many are … Read More »

  • 3 Common Sleep Positions and How they Affect Sleep Apnea

    If you’ve been diagnosed with sleep apnea, you’ve probably already taken steps to mitigate it, such as purchasing a CPAP machine and other equipment. Perhaps in your quest to get a good night’s sleep you’ve changed a few of your habits, such as powering off your screen before bed and cutting back on caffeine consumption. … Read More »

  • Contact Pressure Sores: 3 Reasons Why You Get Them and What You Can Do

    Contact pressure sores are usually associated with those who are bed-ridden, but this painful condition can also happen after using a CPAP mask. Not only is it highly uncomfortable, it can also interfere with your sleep apnea treatment. Today, Advanced Sleep Medicine Services is going to offer three common reasons why contact pressure sores happen—and … Read More »