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Heart Disease and Sleep Apnea

Heart Disease and Sleep Apnea

If you are someone suffering from sleep apnea, or maybe someone who has been dealing with disrupted sleep, you may be aware of the dangers of undiagnosed sleep apnea. One of the significant associations at the forefront of sleep apnea-induced issues is the direct...
Treating Sleep Apnea

Treating Sleep Apnea

When it comes to the treatment of sleep apnea, there are a lot of different options. This all depends though, on which form of sleep apnea you are specifically dealing with. The types of sleep apnea can go anywhere from mild to severe and treatments that are either...
Living With Your CPAP Machine

Living With Your CPAP Machine

For a lot of patients with Sleep Apnea, the CPAP machine (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) is the best solution to help create positive airflow during sleep. Patients seeing their CPAP machine aren’t always very excited about the design, based on the fact that it...
How Lung Cancer Begins

How Lung Cancer Begins

The average life expectancy was roughly 50 years in 1900, depending on which area of the world one was located in. Today, that figure is above 80 in virtually all developed countries – it’s slightly lower at 79 and change here in the United States. People...
Problems of Sleep Apnea

Problems of Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that goes heavily under-diagnosed. Though sleep apnea has been studied closely and medical professionals are able to pinpoint symptoms, there are problems that can come up as a result of suffering from sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a...
Alternative Sleep Apnea Treatments

Alternative Sleep Apnea Treatments

With sleep apnea being such a dangerous and generally improperly diagnosed condition, there are treatments available that are not typical. The typical go-to treatment for sleep apnea is using a CPAP mask. There are options available that will help and not be as...
Signs and Symptoms of Sleep Apnea

Signs and Symptoms of Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a chronically undiagnosed condition. When Carrie Fisher, that of Star Wars fame, passed away, sleep apnea was determined to be a contributing factor to her death. This deadly condition can take away lives due to how undiagnosed it is. Knowing the signs...