Hate Wearing a CPAP or AutoPap Machine? What Can You Do?

Hate Wearing a CPAP or AutoPap Machine? What Can You Do?

If you’ve been diagnosed with sleep apnea, you have probably been prescribed positive airway pressure therapy. Depending on your diagnosis, a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine or auto-adjustable positive airway pressure (AutoPAP) machine was recommended. Although this treatment is supposed to help you breathe easier while you sleep, it can be downright uncomfortable. Refusing to use your PAP machine can increase your risk of severe health problems such as hypertension, heart disease, stroke, and more. You've come to the right place if you hate using a CPAP or AutoPAP while you sleep. Follow along as ApneaMed explains the difference...

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Dental Problems Causing Sleep Apnea?

Dental Problems Causing Sleep Apnea?

After waking up feeling unrested night after night, you may uncover there is a deeper issue at play such as a sleep disorder. If you’re suffering from obstructive sleep apnea, you may wonder how this impacts your overall health. While it’s common knowledge that obstructive sleep apnea increases the risk of health problems such as heart disease, stroke, hypertension, obesity, and more, it can also have damaging effects on your oral health. Sleep apnea can cause oral health issues, but dental problems can also lead to sleep apnea. If diagnosed with sleep apnea, you should also enlist the help of...

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What Causes Lack of Sleep?

What Causes Lack of Sleep?

Have you ever found yourself staring at the ceiling as the hours tick by during the night? There’s nothing worse than lying there in the dark when you cannot fall into a restful slumber. Without an adequate amount of sleep, you’ll feel tired and irritable during the day, wreaking havoc on your personal and professional life. If you are struggling to fall asleep in the evening, you need to consider what causes may be preventing you from getting enough shuteye.  To help you get to the bottom of the problem, ApneaMed has outlined a few reasons why you may not...

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How to Get Better Sleep

How to Get Better Sleep

There’s nothing worse than tossing and turning during the night and watching the hours pass without any shuteye. After one night of no sleep, you’ll feel unrested and a little irritable — and if your poor sleep hygiene becomes a habit, eventually, you’ll feel entirely run down and fatigued all the time. Getting the proper amount of sleep each night plays an important role in how your mind and body function throughout the day. So what is keeping you up at night? To resolve your sleep trouble, you need to troubleshoot how you can calm the racing mind when it...

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Untreated Sleep Apnea Life Expectancy

Untreated Sleep Apnea Life Expectancy

When you get a bad night’s sleep, you likely feel unrested and unmotivated the next day. If this becomes a daily occurrence, you’ll feel fatigued. Can poor sleep quality impact your health? Although there isn’t conclusive evidence, research indicates that untreated sleep apnea can shorten your lifespan by several years. Follow ApneaMed explores how untreated sleep apnea can wreak havoc on your health and shorten your life expectancy. What Is Obstructive Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder caused by collapsing soft tissue in the individual’s throat. When the soft tissue collapses, it causes a blockage in their airway...

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