The Sleep Blog

  • Insurance Coverage for Sleep Studies, Sleep Apnea and CPAP

    Diagnosing and treating a sleep disorder is pivotal to your health and well-being. That being said, the process of getting the necessary treatments and diagnosis can make patients apprehensive if they do not know the costs that are ahead. Health insurance can be complicated, especially when it comes to understanding a new-to-you treatment like CPAP … Read More »

  • Sleep Test

    Why You Should Do a Sleep Test: At Home or In-Center

    Many who suspect they have sleep apnea don’t seek treatment due to common misconceptions about what a diagnoses entails. With either choice, it is a simple test. It records your pulse, breathing, movement and oxygen levels. The two different tests a person can choose from are either an at home test or an in-center test. … Read More »

  • 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 »

  • Will Sleep Apnea Cause a Heart Attack?

    If you or someone you love has Obstructive Sleep Apnea, you may have concern about how it can impact overall health, particularly the heart. We believe the best weapon against this fear is treatment and education. Through a recent interview with Dr. Said Mostafavi, a leader in sleep medicine, we have gathered the most essential … Read More »

  • Can Snoring Kill You?

    When you were younger, you may have giggled at the sound of a relative snoring loudly in their sleep. Unfortunately, many adults do the same without realizing the hidden danger behind the loud rumbling at night. Contrary to popular belief, snoring does not signify a quality sleep. Supported by specialists and sleep research, here are … Read More »

  • 5 Ways to Help Your Partner Succeed at CPAP

    So your bed partner has been diagnosed with sleep apnea and started CPAP Therapy. This will not only help your partner, it can also improve your health and relationship. In order for your partner to have the most success with therapy, they are going to need your support. These are some of the best ways … Read More »

  • 5 Reasons People Can’t Stay CPAP Compliant

    It can be difficult to integrate anything new into your sleeping routine. This is especially true for people with sleep apnea as they begin CPAP therapy. Like any prescribed regimen, CPAP will be useless to people if they are not compliant. There are a variety of reasons why patients struggle with compliance. But before we … Read More »

  • How to Raise Your CPAP Score

    Gone are the days of wondering why you did or didn’t get a restful night’s sleep! With brand new technology emerging to monitor sleep, people are taking their sleep into their own hands with wearable and non-wearable sleep trackers. Some of the most advanced ones are programmed into CPAP machines that connect to your smartphone. … Read More »