Tag: Sleep Apnea

  • 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 »

  • 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 »