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What does sleep apnea feel like and why are women misdiagnosed?

What does sleep apnea feel like and why are women misdiagnosed?

Women are often not well-represented in clinical trials, which leads to differences in how treatments are administered. And, most studies might not even offer results separated by gender. It can be problematic, especially for sleep apnea. Women often get misdiagnosed because there isn’t enough information about how the disorder presents for them. Diseases and health […]

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Undiagnosed sleep apnea caused 2 NYC train crashes

Undiagnosed sleep apnea caused 2 NYC train crashes

As you know, two New York City train crashes occurred because the conductors had sleep apnea, but didn’t know. This brings to awareness just how important it is to get a diagnosis, but also learn what those signs and symptoms are so you can be on the lookout. And while you might not realize you […]

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As you age, sleeping becomes more difficult

As you age, sleeping becomes more difficult

Sometimes as you get older, your sleeping might decline and not be as good as it used to be. Sleep experts state that small biological changes leave people in their 50s, 60s and older feeling less refreshed after a night in bed. Quality of sleep changes over time with physical ailments and medicines often making […]

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How you sleep affects your health

How you sleep affects your health

As you attempt to fall asleep, do you find yourself struggling to drift off? Well, when you’re trying to sleep, you might not be thinking about the position you’re lying in. Some people sleep on their backs and others sleep on their stomachs. Then there are those who prefer the fetal position while others spread […]

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Are you at risk for sleep apnea?

Are you at risk for sleep apnea?

How do you know if you are at risk for sleep apnea? While sleep apnea can affect anyone, even children, certain factors will put you in an increased risk for developing this condition. To help you better understand if you are at risk, let’s take a look at some of the factors involved in sleep […]

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Understand your risk to improve your health

Understand your risk to improve your health

If you are at risk for something, it increases your likelihood of getting a disease or other condition. While you are more likely to develop temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) if you have one or a few of the risks, but it also doesn’t mean you won’t develop TMD if you don’t have any risk factors […]