Are Sleep Apnea and Night Sweats Related?

Waking up at night covered in sweat is not pleasant but, thankfully, for many people it’s due to a bad dream and is a rare occurrence. However, when sweating heavily during sleep becomes the norm rather than the exception, it’s time to explore the reasons behind the problem and find a suitable cure.

Sleep Apnea: How Neurology Can Play a Role

Are you one of the many people who suffer from sleep apnea? If you have recently been diagnosed with this condition, there are some important pieces of information to take into account if you hope to alleviate the associated symptoms. …

Sleep Apnea and Cold/Flu: How to Deal With It

Nasal congestion caused by a cold or flu can make sleeping difficult for anyone. However, when you have sleep apnea, congestion can be even more problematic.
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the most common form of this sleep disorder, resulting in breathing difficulties caused by a narrowing of the upper airways while asleep. A runny or blocked nose compounds the problem.

Does Positional Therapy Work for Sleep Apnea?

Millions of people around the world suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a condition that causes pauses in breathing during sleep. Many people have mild sleep apnea although even this can leave you tired and not fully functional due to the lack of proper sleep. Positional Therapy might help….

Neck Circumference and Sleep Apnea: Do They Relate?

There are many physical conditions which can lead to the onset of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Some common issues include obesity, a genetic predisposition, smoking cigarettes, and an excessive use of alcohol. However, another variable that can sometimes play a critical role involves the physical dimensions of the neck. …

Can Removing Tonsils Help Sleep Apnea?

Tonsillitis is a rather common disease that causes generalized discomfort and pain when swallowing. Since this condition involves the tonsils (located in the throat area), people wonder whether having them removed can help with the symptoms of other disorders that also affect this area, such as sleep apnea….

Drowsy Driving and Sleep Apnea

Drowsy driving poses a significant health risk. When you get behind the wheel when you have had too little sleep, you place yourself, your passengers and other road users in danger.  We all have the occasional poor night’s sleep — and can appreciate the effect it has the next day on concentration and performance. …

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