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Why CPAP might not be the sleep apnea treatment you’re looking for CPAP stands for Continuous Positive Airway Pressure and has generally been considered “the solution” by health care professionals. When people suffer from sleep apnea, CPAP is almost always the therapy initially prescribed. If CPAP is your sleep apnea treatment, you’ll  wear a specially designed...
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What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea (AP-ne-ah) is a common disorder in which you have one or more pauses in breathing or shallow breaths while you sleep. These breathing pauses can last from a few seconds to minutes, and can occur as many as 30 times or more an hour. Sleep apnea is a chronic (ongoing) condition that...
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Dreaming of no more snoring? You snore – so what?  Snoring is a common problem. It can affect pretty well anyone, but it’s most common in men and people who are overweight. Snoring often gets worse as we age. If you snore every once in a while, it’s not a serious problem, but, if you are...
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Has sleep become your enemy? Ahhh nighttime. The day is over, your to-do list is done and you are ready to relax and unwind. You perform your bedtime ritual. You wash your face, brush your teeth, get into your pyjamas and settle into your bed. After reading a couple chapters of your book, you turn off your...
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3 surprising effects of sleep apnea If you find yourself going to bed earlier and earlier, sleeping in later, and yet you still can’t get rid of a crushing sense of fatigue, you could be dealing with a sleep disorder. Sleep disorder symptoms include: Never feeling well-rested Difficulty concentrating Mood swings Gasping for breath in...
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Can sleep apnea cause depression? Sleep apnea and depression have a connection; depression can cause poor sleep habits and sleep apnea causes frequent disturbances while you sleep. Studies show poor sleeping habits and interruptions in the sleep cycle can magnify depression symptoms. In some cases, depression causes you to have trouble sleeping or staying asleep...
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