Tag: Sleep Apnea

  • Pediatric OSA

    Catching Z’s: Sleep Apnea in Children

    Although there are some differences, small children, like adults, can experience sleep apnea. Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea occurs when your child’s breathing is blocked, either partially or fully during their sleep. While many adults are able to quickly and easily feel the effects of sleep apnea, it can be harder to diagnose in children. If … Read More »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • sleep

    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 »