Sleep Apnea

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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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How to Choose a Sleep Specialist—And What to Ask Them When You Do

Did you know that sleeping an extra 60 to 90 minutes per night could make you happier and healthier? Yet, one in three Americans do not get enough sleep. If that’s the case for you, then you may be at risk for weight gain, insulin resistance, heart disease, and depression. Sleep deprivation affects your appetite and hormone levels, leading …

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How Does Menopause Affect Sleep?

If you’re going through menopause and experiencing sleep disruptions that you’ve never had before, you’re not alone. One common menopause side effect is the development of sleep problems. Some women find that once menopause begins, they no longer feel rested regardless of how much sleep they get. These nighttime problems can lead to daytime sleepiness which can, in turn, lead …

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Meet the Bleep DreamPort CPAP Mask Solution

If a traditional CPAP mask is uncomfortable and you’re finding it tough to stick to your therapy, you’re not alone. Welcome in, the untraditional CPAP therapy device—the Bleep DreamPort CPAP Mask Solution, which provides total comfort for a better night’s sleep. What Makes This Mask Unique The Bleep DreamPort CPAP Mask Solution uses gentle adhesive …

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Understanding ASV Machines: A Look at How They’re Used in Sleep Apnea Therapy

A good night’s sleep can lead to you waking up feeling rested, attentive, and ready to take on the day. But are you wondering where to start when it comes to getting the sleep you not only need but also deserve?  If you’ve tried CPAP and BiPAP therapy and they haven’t helped to treat your …

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CPAP & COVID-19: Converting CPAP Machines to Ventilators

As a leading treatment for COVID-19, the excess use of ventilators has led to a shortage. With the shortage at top of mind, researchers, engineers, and health care professionals have been working to uncover alternative ways to provide respiratory care to COVID-19 patients. According to Forbes, there are currently about 200,000 ventilators available and the …

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The Award Goes to CPAP: 7 Showings of Sleep Apnea in Hollywood

The process of normalizing sleep apnea starts with what we see on our television and film screens. We are able to disconnect from stereotypes when sleep apnea and the use of CPAP equipment steps into the spotlight. By separating from the sleep apnea stereotypes, we can work to start conversations within society, between you and …

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