Sleep Apnea

  • 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 »

  • As Claims of Sleep Apnea Rise, More Vets Receive Diagnosis & Treatment

    Since 2009, the number of veterans’ claims for sleep apnea has increased by over 150%, USA Today reports. The surge in reports of sleep apnea can be attributed to growing awareness of the condition, according to officials of the Department of Veterans Affairs. This disorder is becoming increasingly recognized as a serious health concern, which … Read More »

  • Does My Dog Have Sleep Apnea?

    Sleep Apnea in Pets You may be surprised to learn that dogs, like humans, can suffer from sleep disorders, including sleep apnea.  While snoring is sometimes just innocuous nighttime noise, it can also be a warning sign for an underlying problem. Sleep apnea can be pretty serious for your pooch. The most severe cases can result in death, … Read More »