Category: Sleep Disorders

Sleep Disorders

Alternative Medicine And Sleep Apnea

Quackery is thriving in a new field of medicine. People’s fears and hopes are often exploited by unscrupulous individuals. The “alternative” medical professionals are already claiming miracle cures for sleep apnea. Sleep Apnea: Who can diagnose it? Let’s not forget this. An overnight sleep test is required to diagnose sleep

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Sleep Disorders

How To Find Good Sleep Specialist To Treat Sleep Apnea

The American Board of Sleep Medicine certifies sleep medicine specialists. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has approved accredited centers for treating sleep disorders. Find a local accredited center for sleep disorders at www.aasmnet.org. Click on Patients and then on Find a Sleep Center. Search www.absm.org for a list of

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Sleep Disorders

How Sleep Apnea Affects Seniors

Sleep patterns in older people are more irregular and lighter. Sleep disturbances can be caused by movement disorders, sleep apnea, and pain. Schedule a sleep study if you suspect that you may have sleep apnea. A good sleep routine can improve your quality of sleep. Seniors can benefit from exposure

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Sleep Disorders

How Sleep Apnea Affects Women

Sleep apnea is one-third less common in women before menopause than in men. The chances of a woman suffering from sleep apnea increase by three after menopause. Signs of sleep apnea are seen in women: Snoring (28 percent of women snore). Symptoms include cough or choking. Stopping your breathing while

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Sleep Disorders

Relationship Between Obesity And Sleep Apnea

One in three adults is obese. Obesity can increase the chances of developing an obstructive sleep disorder. Metabolic Syndrome is a deadly combination of sleep apnea and hypertension. Diabetes, obesity, hypertension, high cholesterol, and hypertension. Weight management and treatment of sleep apnea are key to success in overcoming metabolic syndrome.

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Sleep Disorders

What Causes Sleep Apnea?

If someone suffers from sleep apnea During sleep, breathing stops several times. Each time you stop breathing, oxygen in your bloodstream decreases. The person awakens many times during the night to breathe. This led to poor sleep and not enough oxygen. People with sleep apnea are often unaware of it.

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Sleep Disorders

Normal Sleep, Snoring, and Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea can cause sleep deprivation or debt. How much sleep do you get Quality of sleep One or both of these causes sleep apnea: Snoring is caused by partial obstructions of the breathing passages A weak nervous system and poor muscle control of the breathing reflexes Sleep apnea is

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Sleep Disorders

Sleep Apnea Treatment Options (Part 4/4 – Central Apnea)

Drugs The most commonly used treatment for central apnea is drugs that stimulate breathing reflexes. Unfortunately, many of these drugs have side effects that are less than ideal. Some drugs are not very efficient; others work for a time, but people may become more sensitive to the drug over time.

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Sleep Disorders

Sleep Apnea Treatment Options (Part 3/4 – Surgery)

Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Take into account the surgical risks Surgery is the most conservative treatment for obstructive sleeping apnea. However, for most people, it is not as effective as CPAP. Before making a decision, it is wise to look at all the options. Before you decide on surgery,

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Sleep Disorders

Sleep Apnea Treatment Options (Part 2/4 – Oral Devices)

Oral Devices to Treat Sleep Apnea Many oral devices are available for the treatment of sleep apnea. They can hold the lower jaw, tongue, or both forward during sleep to prevent the upper airway from collapsing. These devices work best for those who have obstructive sleep apnea that is primarily

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Learn Types Of Acne And How Pimples Form

Ah, the pimple. It is the devil of many a school photo and wedding day. Pimples are a good thing for photo retouchers. Pimples are not just a nuisance that appears at the wrong time for many. They are a reminder of the uncontrollable forces at work in the skin every day. This chapter will

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