Treatment Options for Central Sleep Apnea

If you have trouble breathing while you sleep, you may have a type of sleep apnea. Sleep apnea comes in several forms: – Central sleep apnea (CSA) – Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) – Mixed sleep apnea (a combination of both central sleep apnea and obstructive sleep apnea) Sleep Apnea Causes The most common sleep apnea condition is obstructive sleep apnea,... read more »

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Do you find your days filled with chronic sleepiness or fatigue? When you wake up, do you have a dry mouth, sore throat, or headache? Does your sleep partner mention that you snore? If so, you may have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), the most common form of sleep apnea. You will want to seek treatment, as it is a serious... read more »

Weight Loss Can Help You With Sleep Apnea

General health is a result of all the body systems working together, so when one area is suffering, it affects others. People with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) have trouble getting a good night from blocked airways collapsing and end up with disrupted breathing and snoring excessively. OSA affects anywhere from three to seven percent of people in the U.S. and... read more »

Talk to Your Doctor If You Have Unaddressed Sleep Apnea Symptoms

Did you know that approximately one in five Americans experience sleep apnea in either it’s mild or severe form and that another 80% of Americans go undiagnosed with this condition? Not only that, but those with the severe form of sleep apnea can wake up hundreds of times a night! Of the two types of this serious sleep disorder –... read more »

What Is the Link Between Obstructive Sleep Apnea and TMJ Disorder?

Did you know that having a sleep disorder – known as obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, where the airway becomes blocked while you sleep – may result in issues with your temporomandibular joints (TMJ/TMD)? This is especially relevant if you have been having a lot of headaches. Breaking It Down First, let’s take a look at TMJ disorder. This condition... read more »