Sleep Apnea Home Remedies: Do They Really Work?

Sleep Apnea Home Remedies: Do They Really Work?

You know how difficult it can be to get a good night’s sleep for those suffering from sleep apnea. Even when you get the recommended eight hours of sleep, you’re left drained and unrested the next day.  Thankfully, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy can help alleviate those symptoms and allow you to sleep more soundly. However, you may be wondering if you can opt for home remedies instead of CPAP therapy.  Are there home remedies you can try? Are they effective? While home remedies aren’t proven to provide relief for sleep apnea, they can be used to complement your...

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Dental Devices for Sleep Apnea

Dental Devices for Sleep Apnea

If you find yourself feeling tired and unrested day after day, even after getting a whole night’s sleep, you may be suffering from a sleep disorder known as sleep apnea. Not only does sleep apnea leave you feeling groggy, but it can increase the risk of a variety of health problems such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and hypertension when left untreated.  Although positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy is the most effective method for treating obstructive sleep apnea, it may not be the right choice depending on the severity of your condition. Whether you aren’t a fan of AutoPAP therapy...

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How Does Sleep Apnea Impact Your Health?

How Does Sleep Apnea Impact Your Health?

It’s a common misconception that obstructive sleep apnea is only a nuisance that causes you to snore or gasp for air during the night. While snoring, gasping, and choking are all side effects of sleep apnea, untreated sleep apnea can be far more dangerous than people realize. Sleep apnea doesn’t only affect an individual’s quality of sleep but can wreak havoc on their overall health as well. Ignoring or postponing treatment for sleep apnea can increase your risk of a multitude of health problems. If you suspect you’re suffering from sleep apnea, take a home sleep test and have your...

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7 Sleep Apnea Myths To Know

7 Sleep Apnea Myths To Know

Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that causes the individual to experience cessation in breathing throughout the night. It’s often characterized by snoring, choking, and gasping for air as the patient’s body tries to reopen the blocked airway.  If you suspect that you or your partner are suffering from sleep apnea, you may have been reading up on causes and treatment. However, there is a lot of misinformation regarding sleep apnea across the Internet, which is why ApneaMed has put together seven sleep apnea myths to know. Myth #1: Sleep apnea isn’t a major health concern. It’s a common...

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Signs of Sleep Apnea in Children

Signs of Sleep Apnea in Children

As a parent, you know the drill. After dinner, it’s time to wash up, hop in bed to read your child a bedtime story, and on some evenings, you may fall asleep alongside them. But if you’ve woken up from your child snoring, sleepwalking, or sleep talking, you may be wondering if they’re suffering from a sleep disorder such as sleep apnea. While obstructive sleep apnea is more prevalent in adults than children, 1% - 5% of children are diagnosed with sleep apnea. Follow along as ApneaMed helps explain what sleep apnea is, the causes, and warning signs to watch...

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