How Sleep Apnea Affects Your Partner

How Sleep Apnea Affects Your Partner

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After a long and busy day, there are few things more appealing than hopping into your comfortable bed and getting a good night’s rest. But that dream is quickly squashed as soon as your partner with sleep apnea falls asleep and begins snoring loudly. No matter how hard you try to fall asleep, their gasps for air and snores keep you from drifting into a deep sleep — and before you know it, your alarm clock is going off. When your partner suffers from sleep apnea, it doesn’t just disrupt their sleep. It disrupts yours as well. If you’re not...

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What If I Can’t Sleep During My Sleep Apnea Test?

What If I Can’t Sleep During My Sleep Apnea Test?

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Many individuals get nervous about the sleep test because they don’t know what to expect — or they stress that they won’t be able to fall asleep while attached to a device that’s monitoring their breathing. Luckily, there’s no need to worry if your doctor recommends scheduling a sleep study. ApneaMed is here to walk you through what to expect and how to prepare for your sleep apnea test so you can feel relaxed and ready for the best possible results.  Preparing for Your Sleep Apnea Test You and your doctor will determine which type of sleep apnea test is...

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Two Important Facts About Sleep Apnea And Caffeine

Two Important Facts About Sleep Apnea And Caffeine

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When you aren’t getting enough sleep or sleeping soundly, you may find yourself relying on caffeine to keep you alert throughout the day. But that can lead to a never-ending cycle where the caffeine keeps you lying awake at night, leaving you with little shuteye. Now when you throw sleep apnea into the mix, you might find yourself in an entirely different playing field.  The team at ApneaMed is here to explain the connection between sleep apnea and caffeine and provide tips to help you sleep more soundly during the night. The Truth About Sleep Apnea and Caffeine As a...

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Who Treats For Sleep Apnea?

Who Treats For Sleep Apnea?

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Have you been feeling unrested even after getting a full night’s sleep? Do you find yourself choking or gasping for air in the middle of the night? Are you having a difficult time concentrating during the day?  If any of these sound familiar to you, you might be suffering from sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea is a condition that causes the soft tissues of your throat to collapse and block your airways — leaving you gasping for air while you sleep. If you suspect you have sleep apnea, you’re probably wondering how you can get tested and diagnosed. Once you’ve...

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Is Age A Factor With Sleep Apnea?

Is Age A Factor With Sleep Apnea?

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Obstructive sleep apnea is a condition that can develop at any age. However, certain age groups face a higher risk of developing sleep apnea. When diagnosed, the individual’s age can play a factor in the recommended treatment options. Today, ApneaMed will walk you through how sleep apnea can impact individuals in various age groups. Children with Sleep Apnea As a parent, you may notice your child snoring from time to time — but in 2-3% of situations, that snoring could impact a more serious problem like sleep apnea. If your child snores regularly or is often gasping for air throughout...

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