CPAP stands for Continuous Positive Airway Pressure. CPAP devices are the usual treatment recommended for sleep apnea. A CPAP is a small box that works by using a quiet fan, humidification chamber, and filter to create the optimal relief to nasal passages during sleep. The device delivers relief through flexible hosing and a mask. The mask is key to how successful the device is for the patient and should be well fitted and comfortable.
Upper Airway Stimulation (UAS) Therapy Weight Loss if you are overweight Positional Therapy (Mild Cases) Surgery Acupuncture Oral Appliance Therapy
Sleep and Alzheimer's This article highlights just how important sleep is for our health. Losing sleep can really impact our health in many ways. This is one of those ways. "If you think that a bad night's sleep is harmless, think again. New research suggests that a single night of sleep deprivation can increase levels of a protein involved in Alzheimer's disease."
Effects of Missing Sleep When you miss out on a good night's sleep there are some serious effects on you that could be affecting your relationship! Sleep deprivation causes physical appearance changes and can result in you looking less healthy and even less attractive to your partner. Your sense of humor goes right out the window. Sleep directly affects how you're feeling. You will feel more distant, less secure
Sleep is a Super Power! It may sound extreme but getting a greats night sleep heals you faster and keeps you healthier. While you're sleeping your body releases hormones that are responsible for the growth of tissue. Your cuts, sore muscles, and various injuries do most of their healing while you're asleep!
Sleep Disorders affect over 70 Million Americans Sleep disorders are not rare. They are actually common and many may actually suffer from a sleep disorder or other sleep issue and not even be aware of it. Signs of a Sleep Disorder or Sleep Issue Taking longer than 30 minutes to fall asleep Feeling tired or irritable during the day even though you got seven to eight hours of sleep Waking up in the middle of the night and being unable to fall back asleep Needing long naps