10 Surprising Sleep Apnea Facts

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10 Surprising Sleep Apnea Facts Most people have heard of sleep apnea—but you may not know or understand how common it is, how often it goes undiagnosed, and contributing factors of sleep apnea. Perhaps the most surprising facts are how dangerous it is—and yet how easy it can be to treat, especially in mild to […]

Sleep Apnea: Which Foods Help and Hurt Your Condition?

Foods to Add to Your Diet When dealing with sleep apnea, weight concerns can be an issue. These foods all contain healthy ingredients to help you remain full for a longer time, helping to eliminate overeating and promote weight loss. Fruits and Vegetables   Full of nutrients and fiber, many foods in this category offer natural […]

The Relationship Between Sleep and Electronics Use

Everywhere we turn, there seems to be some form of electronic device vying for our attention, and more often than not, the device wins out. Proof of this is the neverending store lines when a popular new cell phone or video game system is released. With the situation over the past few months, we are […]

Lack Of Sleep And The Effects On Behavior

If you’re suffering from sleep apnea, besides just dealing with sleepless nights and daytime fatigue, research shows that it has a big impact on behavior. I’d like to share an article in Sleep, a publication that is put out by the Sleep Research Society, that discusses a sleep study with interesting findings on the effect […]

How To Improve Results For Sleep Apnea

Chronic snoring or gasping for breath during sleep, pauses in breathing, and feeling short of breath when you wake up in the middle of the night can really take a toll on your health and well-being. If you are undergoing sleep therapy or if you know someone who is, there are things you can do […]

Daily Activity Helps Improve OSA

By now, I’m sure you are well aware that physical activity has immediate and long-term health benefits. Especially if you are being treated for sleep apnea, regular exercise improves your sleep quality and reduces the risk of serious health problems associated with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) — coronary artery disease, atrial fibrillation, and stroke. Read […]