Tag: Sleep Apnea

  • Sleep Test

    Is an In-Center or At-Home Sleep Test for You?

    Whether it was your doctor, significant other, friend or yourself that suggested you may have a sleeping disorder, you have made the decision to have a sleep test performed and you won’t regret it. This is a significant step in taking control of your health and happiness. Sleep disorders are a growing epidemic and impact … Read More »

  • How Stress Impacts Your Sleep

    Many of us deal with stress every day in one form or another. However, extreme stress over a long period of time can have significant impacts on your health and may even place additional stress on those around you. If you or a loved one suffers from repeated stress, now is a great time to … Read More »

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    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 »

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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 »