Tag Archives: sleep apnea

  • Post Daylight Saving Time: Resetting Your Clock, Reassessing Your Sleep Quality

    As Daylight Saving approaches, it’s an excellent time to evaluate the effects this small change—as well as other habits—has on your...
  • Articles Aging and Sleep Disorders

    We often assume that it is normal for older people to get less sleep during the night than younger people. This assumption often is further...
  • Articles Treating Sleep Apnea with CPAP Systems

    CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) is the best treatment for most people with sleep apnea. CPAP completely eliminates sleep apnea,...
  • Articles Correctly Diagnosing Sleep Apnea

    The diagnosis of sleep disorders is a challenge. Unlike with most other diseases, a person may be completely unaware that he has a sleep disorder....
  • Reference Pieces The Difference between Snoring and Sleep Apnea

    Snoring occurs when your soft palate (the back part of the roof of your mouth) vibrates. A number of factors cause this. The muscle tone in...
  • Reference Pieces What Is Sleep Apnea?

    Sleep apnea (The word apnea comes from the Greek prefix a [“no”] and the Greek word pnoia [“breath”]. It...
  • Reference Pieces What Causes Sleep Apnea?

    There are three kinds of sleep apnea, classified according to their causes: obstructive sleep apnea, central sleep apnea, and mixed apnea. Obstructive...