Sleep Apnea Warning Signs: What You Need to Know

Sleep Apnea Warning Signs: What You Need to Know

If you’re feeling tired and unrested after a full night’s sleep, it may indicate that there’s an issue. More often than not, individuals with sleep apnea don’t know they have the condition until a partner points out the warning signs.  By understanding the warning signs of sleep apnea, you’re more likely to catch your condition early on and get the necessary treatment to sleep more soundly throughout the night. ApneaMed is here to walk you through everything you need to know about the warning signs of sleep apnea. What Is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder caused by...

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What Are the Effects Sleep Apnea Has on Mental Health?

What Are the Effects Sleep Apnea Has on Mental Health?

If you’ve ever had a bad night’s sleep, you probably remember how fatigued and groggy you felt the next day. No matter what you did or how much coffee you drank, there was little you could do to feel alert and rested.  Those suffering from obstructive sleep apnea experience this lethargy day in and day out, which takes its toll on their psychological state and mental health. Not only does sleep deprivation lead to mental health concerns, but individuals with mental health problems are more likely to experience sleep disorders. In recent years, clinicians and researchers have changed the way...

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5 Steps to Keep Your CPAP Machine Clean

5 Steps to Keep Your CPAP Machine Clean

Your continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine works magic to keep your airways open and unblocked each night while you sleep. But relief from your sleep apnea symptoms can come to a halt if you aren’t adequately taking care of your CPAP machine — ultimately causing more harm than good to your health.  Because your CPAP machine pushes air through your airways, you must regularly clean your CPAP machine to prevent a buildup of bacteria that could spread through your system. To ensure you understand the ins and outs of cleaning your CPAP machine, ApneaMed has compiled a quick five-step...

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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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How To Go Camping When You Have Sleep Apnea

How To Go Camping When You Have Sleep Apnea

Sometimes after a long week at the office, all you want to do is get outdoors and sleep underneath the stars. Breathing in the fresh air, enjoying Mother Nature, and unplugging from the world make it easy to recharge and reconnect. While unplugging may seem like a great way to relax, it can also make you stressed if you suffer from sleep apnea. Many patients with sleep apnea use a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine to help them sleep more soundly throughout the night. Unfortunately, this device needs power to operate, making navigating an overnight trip outdoors a bit...

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