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How Do I Know if I Have Sleep Apnea?

How Do I Know if I Have Sleep Apnea?

Diagnosing sleep apnea typically involves a comprehensive evaluation by a healthcare professional, often starting with a discussion of your symptoms and medical history. Here are some steps to help you determine if you may have sleep apnea: 1. Recognize Common...

Is CPAP Harder to Manage in Dryer Weather?

Is CPAP Harder to Manage in Dryer Weather?

Dry weather can potentially make using a CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) machine more challenging for some individuals. CPAP therapy involves delivering a continuous stream of air to help keep the airways open during sleep, and the moisture in this air is...

Diagnosed with Sleep Apnea – Next Steps

Diagnosed with Sleep Apnea – Next Steps

Receiving a diagnosis of sleep apnea is an important step toward improving your sleep quality and overall health. Here are the next steps you should take: Consult with Dream Sleep Respiratory: Your first step should be to schedule an appointment with one of our sleep...

Heart, Bowels and Mind and How your Sleep is Related

Heart, Bowels and Mind and How your Sleep is Related

It's crucial to prioritize good sleep hygiene and aim for 7-9 hours of quality sleep per night to support heart health and overall well-being. Some individuals may be more sensitive to sleep disturbances than others. When you consistently get insufficient sleep or...

What is OSA?

What is OSA?

OSA stands for Obstructive Sleep Apnea, which is a sleep disorder that occurs when a person's airway is partially or completely blocked during sleep, causing them to stop breathing for brief periods of time. These breathing interruptions can last from a few seconds to...

Top Myths about CPAP

Top Myths about CPAP

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy is a common treatment for sleep apnea, a disorder that causes breathing interruptions during sleep. However, there are several common myths associated with CPAP therapy that may deter people from seeking treatment or...