Tag Archives: Sleeping Disorder

Sleep and Pregnancy

So you are expecting a little one! This can be both an exciting and overwhelming time with many changes happening to your body. One thing that many pregnant women notice is the numerous changes in sleep habits. Considering your body is growing a baby, this is to be expected. Sleep is most definitely not something…

How the Pandemic May Have Affected Your Sleep

It’s been almost a year and a half since the Covid-19 pandemic turned the world upside down. In that time, you may have noticed that your sleeping habits may be a lot different these days than they were 18 months ago which is the case for many people, whether they realize this or not.   …

I think I have sleep apnea, now what?

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For many people, a sleep apnea diagnosis, or even the possibility of having sleep apnea without a proper diagnosis can feel overwhelming and scary. It is important to know that this is a condition that is very treatable and can put you on track to getting a good night’s sleep again. Not treating a possible…

How to Get the Best Results out of Your CPAP Machine

When you have trouble sleeping every night and feel exhausted even after just waking up, a visit to your doctor should be in order. If you are diagnosed with sleep apnea, your treatment may include using a Continuous Positive Airway Pressure machine. By wearing a small mask over your face and nose and with straps…

Sleepy All The Time? Find Out What Sleep Apnea Feels Like

One of the most common sleep disorders today is sleep apnea. This condition causes people to endure many breaks or pauses in their breathing while sleeping. Because it happens while asleep, many sufferers of sleep apnea may simply think that they are just the victims of poor sleeps, and nothing more. The issue is that,…

The differences between sleep apnea and insomnia

Many people think that sleep apnea and insomnia are pretty much the same thing, however they are actually very different from each other and today we’re going to look at how this is. With sleep apnea, a person experiences episodes where they stop breathing temporarily during a deep sleep. Left untreated, this can lead to…

Sleep apnea and alcohol

Many of you may enjoy relaxing with an alcoholic beverage at the end of a long day. Just like many of you may enjoy going to occasions and gatherings where there is an abundance of alcoholic beverages present. It’s something that’s naturally a part of our lives, but have you ever thought about how this…

Sleep apnea in children

When you think of people with sleep apnea, it’s easy to stereotype the overweight, middle aged man as the perfect sleep apnea candidate. But have you ever thought of who else this could affect? Sleep apnea in children, while not as common, it is something that occurs more often than you think. Often, it starts…

Sleep Apnea and Arthritis

September is Arthritis Awareness month, and there is a lot to be said for its connection to sleep apnea, and of sleep problems in general.A study done in the UK in 2012 states that heavy snorers are twice as likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis. It also mentions that a large portion of arthritis patients who…

Sleep Apnea and your Relationship

So you’ve been snoring for months, probably driving your spouse crazy, and you have now been diagnosed with sleep apnea. While you both may feel relieved that there IS a treatment to the snoring problems, now a whole new challenge lies ahead. In situations like these, there is a lot more that affects your relationship…