CPAP therapy is one of the primary treatments for sleep apnea. The treatment involves a machine to supply a steady stream of pressurized air through a mask worn when sleeping. The steady flow of air stops the upper airways from blocking and prevents the breathing difficulties associated with sleep apnea….
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the most common form of this disorder, with a narrowing of the upper airways resulting in interruptions to your breathing. Before considering whether treating OSA can result in weight loss, we first need to look at how this sleep disorder is affected by your weight….
We’re ready to travel, whether air, cruise or car — but what about CPAP?
CPAP machines like the ResMed AirMini and Brea Z2 Auto are small, portable and specifically designed for travel. This makes compliance much easier when you’re not in your own bed. …
Waking up with a racing heart can be an unsettling and frightening experience. However, such heart palpitations are common and are often harmless and nothing to worry about. There are a number or reasons why you may awake with your heart racing, which could be the result of everyday activities or underlying causes….
Research continues to show the importance of exercise for improving sleep and reducing the symptoms of a disorder like obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).
If you consistently struggle to sleep. you will struggle to function during the day, causing problems both in your work life and home life. The fatigue, irritability and poor concentration associated with poor sleep can impact all areas of your life….
Most people will recognize the effects of a poor night’s sleep, feeling groggy the next day, struggling to concentrate and being a little more irritable than usual.
However, if you have a sleep disorder like obstructive sleep apnea, there are many back-to-back nights of interrupted sleep, compounding the problems. …
Clocks are changing again for Daylight Savings Time, bad news for those who already struggle to sleep. Sleep is a vital restorative tool, both physically and mentally, and poor sleeping patterns can affect your quality of life….
Any form of exercise boosts our physical health — and can help with weight loss, to help prevent sleep apnea.
Walking burns calories and helps you achieve your weight-loss goals without relying on a gym. When you up the walking pace, you can increase the health benefits, and this is where “paced walking” comes into its own….