6 Common Sleep Disorders and How to Prevent Each

Seems like every night is a battle, trying to get a decent night’s sleep despite anxiety, pain and other issues. In fact, there are several sleep disorders that may be affecting your sleep — and with treatment, you can get the restorative sleep your body needs to stay healthy….

CPAP Titration: Is It Necessary?

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy is a leading treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. If CPAP is considered the best treatment option for obstructive sleep apnea, a CPAP titration study will be required.

10 CPAP Machine Side Effects and How to Prevent Them

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….

Can Treating Sleep Apnea Cause Weight Loss?

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….

Travelling? CPAP Minis Make It Easy!

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. …

What Causes Rapid Heart Rate While Sleeping?

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….

Resistance + Cardio Exercise for a Good Night’s Sleep

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….

Anxious? Depressed? Sleep Apnea May Be the Cause

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. …

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