November 2014

Sleep Apnea: A Weighty Issue

Sleep Apnea: A Weighty Issue Sleep apnea is the condition for where there are pauses in breathing during sleep. These are defined by medical terminology when an individual literally stops breathing. There are two types of apneas Central and Obstructive. This is a common problem among the morbidly obese which requires them to wear an oxygen mask so they can breathe since that’s due in part of their weight bear

What You Need To Know About Sleep Apnea & Snoring

Sleep apnea means not breathing for 10 or more seconds while asleep, thereby preventing you from getting a restful night. The problem is usually caused by a relaxed tongue that blocks or narrows the air passage. Symptoms include loud snoring, daytime sleepiness, and headaches. In more severe cases, sleep apnea can cause or worsen high blood pressure. Watch this video to understand more about sleep apnea. Vi

Tips For Successfully Sleeping With A Sleep Apnea Diagnosis

If you are finding it difficult to sleep each night, you may be suffering from sleep apnea. Many people suffer from this, and it can be a very unpleasant thing to wrestle. Luckily, there are many good ways to deal with sleep apnea. You can pick up some potentially useful sleep apnea hints by checking out the article presented below. You need to lose some weight if you find that you are too heavy for your frame. Alt

Looking For The Best Baby Sleep Apnea Monitors

Dr. Don Yarbrough, a bariatric surgeon for Samaritan Health Services, presents to our sleep apnea support group on the common ties between obesity and sleep apnea. He also answers questions from audience members about weight loss surgery. Looking For The Best Baby Sleep Apnea Monitors Everyone experiences pauses in breathing once in a while. This does not only happen to adults but to babies as well. This bre

The Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Apnea

The Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Apnea How can I tell if I have sleep apnea and how can I treat it? Diagnosis The typical patient with sleep apnea is an overweight middle-aged male with a neck size of more than 17 inches. However, the condition is also common in women and not all sufferers are overweight. Almost everybody who has sleep apnea is a snorer, often a very heavy snorer. Pauses in breathing during sle