Sleep apnea is a serious condition that causes a person to stop breathing while they sleep. This can lead to a range of problems including fatigue, headaches, and even hypertension. One of the best ways to treat sleep apnea is with a CPAP machine. In this blog, we’ll be taking a closer look at the […]
APAP vs CPAP: Which One Is Better For Sleep Apnea
Both APAP (automatic positive airway pressure) and CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) are effective treatment options for sleep apnea, and the choice between the two often depends on the individual needs of the patient. CPAP machines provide a continuous flow of air pressure to keep the airway open during sleep, which is often set at […]
The Possible Comorbidities of Sleep Apnea
Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which a person experiences repeated episodes of breathing cessation during sleep. It has been associated with a range of comorbidities, or health conditions that occur alongside the sleep disorder. Some common comorbidities of sleep apnea include: High blood pressure: Sleep apnea has been linked to high blood pressure, […]
How to fall asleep quickly like a baby
Babies often seem to sleep so easily, but as adults, getting a good night’s sleep can sometimes be a challenge. However, there are some things you can do to improve the quality of your sleep and sleep like a baby: Create a sleep-conducive environment: Just like babies, adults need a comfortable and safe sleep environment. […]
Cheyne-Stokes & Sleep Apnea: What’s The Connection
Cheyne-Stokes respiration and sleep apnea are two distinct but related conditions that can occur during sleep. Cheyne-Stokes respiration (CSR) is a pattern of breathing characterized by alternating periods of deep, rapid breathing followed by periods of shallow, slow breathing or temporary breathing cessation. It is often seen in people with heart failure or other conditions […]
Parasomnia: What Is It, How to Treat and Is It Sleep Apnea Related?
Parasomnia is a term used to describe a group of sleep disorders that involve abnormal behaviors, movements, and experiences during sleep. These disorders can affect both adults and children, and they can have a significant impact on an individual’s quality of life. In this article, we will explore the different types of parasomnia, their causes, […]
How To Explain Sleep Apnea Test Result?
In order to diagnose and treat sleep apnea, a sleep study is often necessary. This article will explain the key factors of a sleep apnea test result, including your Apnea Hypopnea Index (AHI), types of sleep disruptions, your sleep stages, and your oxygen desaturation (SaO2) levels. Your Apnea Hypopnea Index (AHI) The Apnea Hypopnea Index […]
The Risks of Sleep Apnea and Treatment Options
Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder that affects millions of people around the world. It occurs when breathing is repeatedly interrupted during sleep, causing oxygen levels in the blood to drop. If left untreated, sleep apnea can have a significant impact on health, increasing the risk of various chronic conditions. However, with proper treatment, […]
What Is Sleep Apnea And How Does CPAP Work For It?
Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that causes a person’s breathing to be repeatedly interrupted while they sleep. There are three types of sleep apnea: obstructive sleep apnea, central sleep apnea, and complex sleep apnea syndrome. Symptoms of sleep apnea can include loud snoring, gasping or choking during sleep, waking up feeling tired, and headaches […]
Can Sleep Apnea Kill You? What Happnes If Stay Untreated?
Can sleep apnea kill you? Obstructive apnea is when your upper airway tissues collapse, causing you to stop breathing. This causes your blood oxygen levels to drop and triggers stress hormones in your body. You will need to regain your ability to breathe before you become suffocated. However, just because you are unlikely to die from […]