Sleep Apnea

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What Is the Relationship Between GERD and Sleep Apnea?

A good night’s sleep can be a precious commodity—especially for people with untreated sleep apnea, acid reflux, or both. When health conditions such as these routinely interrupt our sleep cycles (often multiple times a night), a downward spiral can result. GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) and sleep apnea would seem to be completely unrelated conditions, except …

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Sleep Apnea and AFib: What’s the Connection?

Did you know that about half of the people who have atrial fibrillation (AFib) also have Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)? Both conditions have to do with irregularities in continuous systems in the body. Atrial fibrillation is an irregularity in the heartbeat, and sleep apnea is a breathing irregularity that happens during sleep. Knowing about the connection …

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What Is an At-Home Sleep Study? Cost, Accuracy, Benefits, and Tips

If you find that you frequently wake up with headaches, have been told that you snore loudly or excessively, or experience excessive daytime sleepiness, an at-home sleep study can provide you with some insight into your sleep health.  Modern studies estimate that the number of people affected by sleep apnea is between two to nine …

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Top 6 Home Remedies for Sleep Apnea

Are you looking for ways to naturally help your sleep apnea symptoms when paired with your sleep apnea treatment? Thankfully, there are home remedies to help improve your sleep quality and quantity in addition to also receiving prescription sleep apnea treatment. Before trying natural remedies, however, you should talk with your doctor about proper sleep …

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Deviated Septum and Sleep Apnea: How the Two Correlate

Living with a deviated septum can make breathing exceptionally difficult and can lead to frustrations when trying to fall asleep at night. But, how exactly do a deviated septum and sleep apnea relate to each other? Let’s dive into the connection between a deviated septum and sleep apnea. What Is a Deviated Septum? The septum …

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Understanding the Relationship Between Sleep Apnea and Teeth Grinding

Over your lifetime, you have about a ten percent chance of developing bruxism, which is nighttime teeth grinding. This is a staggering statistic considering the negative impacts bruxism has on your dental and sleep health. Multiple scholarly studies have shown that grinding your teeth throughout the night can be a sign of sleep apnea. However, …

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