Breaking Down Three Types of Sleep Apnea

Breaking Down Three Types of Sleep Apnea

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Have you ever found yourself struggling to stay awake during the day? Are you constantly feeling drowsy or tired — even after getting a full night’s sleep? There are few things more frustrating than getting the recommended hours of shuteye and still feeling like you barely slept. If this sounds like you, you may want to get tested for sleep apnea so you can undergo treatment that will help you feel more rested throughout the day. Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that causes individuals to experience breathing disruptions while they sleep, impacting their quality of sleep each night. In...

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How to Turn Off Your Brain and Sleep Better!

How to Turn Off Your Brain and Sleep Better!

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Have you ever found yourself laying in bed, wide awake at 2 am, with your mind racing? We know how frustrating that can be. Sleep plays a vital role in how you function throughout the day, and if you aren’t getting enough of it, you could be paying the price. Your inability to fall asleep or stay asleep could be for a number of reasons, but if you find yourself with a racing mind that won’t settle down when it’s time for bed, it may be caused by: Stress in your personal or professional life Caffeine or medication in your...

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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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Does Fitbit Work to Track Sleep Apnea?

Does Fitbit Work to Track Sleep Apnea?

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There are few things more frustrating than getting a bad night’s sleep — especially when your wearable device lets you know about it as soon as you wake up. Many individuals rely on their smart trackers, such as Fitbits, for more than just step counting.  In recent years, Fitbit has introduced new technology that provides wearers with detailed insights into their sleeping patterns, helping pinpoint a deeper issue that needs to be resolved. While wearable technology makes tracking sleep possible, can a Fitbit track sleep apnea?  ApneaMed walks you through how Fitbits track sleep and if they can reliably diagnose...

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How Often Should I Be Tested For Sleep Apnea?

How Often Should I Be Tested For Sleep Apnea?

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If you’ve been diagnosed with sleep apnea, you might be wondering how often you need to be tested. While most doctors will recommend that patients have the pressure settings of their CPAP machine adjusted annually, needing to schedule additional sleep apnea testing is dependent on the patient’s specific situation. Sleep apnea isn’t something that typically needs testing on a regular schedule. However, retesting for sleep apnea might be recommended by your physician if they believe your treatment needs to be adjusted, you’re continuing to experience symptoms, or you’re a commercial truck driver. Here are a few reasons it might be...

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