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Here is who is at risk for sleep apnea

Here is who is at risk for sleep apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when the breathing pathways through the mouth, nose or throat are collapsed or blocked. Your airways are susceptible to blockages or collapse as the muscle lining relaxes while you are sleeping. Knowing that definition, are you at risk for sleep apnea? Do you think you or a loved one might have […]

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How to improve your sleep and beat coronasomnia

How to improve your sleep and beat coronasomnia

With the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of people have been exhibiting disrupted sleep. This has been dubbed, “coronasomnia” because of the impact of the pandemic. While sleeping poorly might have been the norm for some before the pandemic, the stress, anxiety and disruptions of normal routines made our sleep worse. As we continue to navigate […]

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Men should pay attention to sleep apnea symptoms

Men should pay attention to sleep apnea symptoms

Celebrated across the country, Men’s Health Month provides screenings, health fairs, media appearances, and other health educational activities. This is done every year to help raise awareness for men and their health conditions. With that being said, men have an increased risk of developing sleep apnea, which means it is important to seek treatment immediately–even […]

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How sleep apnea impacts pregnancy

How sleep apnea impacts pregnancy

When you are pregnant, you might feel abnormally tired. That is often because your body is going through normal pregnancy changes. However, if you are tired and pregnant, it might also signal gestational sleep apnea. While researchers continue to look at the connection between sleep apnea complications and pregnancy, it is important to understand what […]

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What are the consequences of untreated sleep apnea?

What are the consequences of untreated sleep apnea?

With a heart healthy diet and regular exercise you can improve your cardiovascular health. But there is something else that can help: the quality of your sleep. That’s right–getting quality sleep is critical to your heart health and overall well-being. That means, if you ignore your sleep apnea or snoring, it can lead to worsening […]

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6 ways to improve your sleep each night

6 ways to improve your sleep each night

With the ongoing pandemic, many people have had a hard time getting sleep. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention note that one-third of U.S. adults report that they usually get less than the recommended amount of sleep each night. That means adults are getting less than seven hours of sleep per night.  […]