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Guide: Pillar Procedure for OSA

You might have heard about pillar procure until now, but if you aren’t familiar with this procedure, there are a number this you should know. The pillar procedure is a minor surgery that helps relieve snoring and treat mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea. Hence, this procedure helps alleviate habitual snoring, as well as, OSA which is a potentially serious disorder where breathing is repeatedly interrupted during sleep. Both these …

Traveling If You Have OSA

Summer is usually the time of the year that associates us on holidays and travel. However, if you are dealing with obstructive sleep apnea, traveling might seem intimidating and hard to plan. What’s usually most troublesome when planning your travel is the CPAP machine that is an essential part of your everyday routine. In fact, traveling with a CPAP machine usually means reading a manual to understand everything so you …

7 Showings of Sleep Apnea and CPAP In Hollywood

What we see on television and film screens greatly impacts our perception of sleep apnea. Stereotypes about sleep apnea and the use of CPAP equipment can be broken when we identify with our favorite movie characters. With these stereotypes being broken it is easier for us to communicate and share our problem with our doctor and inside our home. We will present 7 showings of sleep apnea in Hollywood that …

Everything You Need to Know About the Sleep Stages and Sleep Apnea

On average, people spend around one-third of their lives sleeping or trying to sleep. But have we ever asked ourselves what happens in our brain, and throughout our body within each stage when we are asleep. Knowing what is going on within the different sleep stages can help us improve our sleep quality and quantity. What Are the Stages of Sleep Sometimes it might be challenging for you to get …

What You Need To Know: A-ZzZ on Melatonin

The circadian clock is an internal clock that every one of us has it. This master clock having control over the 24-hour cycle participates in the regulation of fundamental functions in our body, such as the sleep-wake cycle. When our circadian rhythm, better known as natural biological rhythm is disturbed, its function to continually and carefully regulate the biological responses in our body is also disturbed, and sleep disorders may …

Do You Make These 4 Common Bedtime Food Mistakes?

The food that we consume before going to bed largely determines the quality of our sleep. Very often the reason we can`t sleep might be closely related to our diet and the bedtime food mistakes we might make. We should not only pay attention to our diet when it comes to weight but also when it comes to healthy sleep. We have all heard the old proverbial saying “You are …

4 Ways That Vitamin Deficiencies Can Impact Your Sleep

When people are dieting, they usually don`t get all the nutrients that are essential for high-quality sleep. Many of us are unaware of the great impact certain nutrients might have in regulating our circadian rhythms. Here we will mention 5 vitamins that have shown their positive effect on people`s sleep-wake cycles. First things first, before adding any supplements on your list, you need to improve your diet and satisfy your …

Keeping Up With Your CPAP

The most common treatment we have for patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is the Continuous Positive Airway Pressure or CPAP machine. If you have OSA, then you are surely familiar with this device. Physicians recommend CPAP as first-line therapy for most patients with OSA. CPAP is known to improve sleep quality, reduce daytime sleepiness, and enhance the quality of life. In spite of its many benefits, compliance with CPAP …

How Does Good Rest and Sleep Repair Your Mind

Sleep is extremely important when it comes to repairing our bodies. And it is not only about our bodies, but sleep is a big deal for our brains, too. When your brain starts moving from non-REM sleep to REM sleep, it is working its way through its own personal version of spring cleaning. It moves memories from short-term to long-term storage. Also, this helps our brains to better process emotional …

Age and CPAP Efficacy for Sleep Apnea

A study shows that adults older than age 60 have positive results from continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) that are similar to those in younger adults. These are the conclusions of a retrospective study conducted at Cleveland Clinic and published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine in 2018. The study measured improvements in sleepiness, fatigue, depressive symptoms, and quality of life in older …