Find out how I fixed common CPAP mask issues such as rash, discomfort, nasal congestion and air leaks disrupting my sleep.
Research reveals that obstructive sleep apnea can deprive the brain of oxygen and deep sleep, leading to impairments in memory, focus, and cognitive function known as brain fog - but studies show CPAP therapy may help reverse these effects.
Untreated sleep apnea can have serious and even life-threatening consequences, including increased risk for high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, and traffic accidents, so it's critical to get evaluated and treated if you suspect you suffer from this common sleep disorder.
Sleep apnea is influenced by various risk factors such as obesity, smoking, family history, and certain medical conditions.
Obstructive sleep apnea is a common but potentially serious sleep disorder characterized by repeated episodes of blockage in the airway, leading to disrupted breathing and poor quality of sleep.
The link between sleep apnea and migraines is complex, and it is believed that the condition can trigger migraines in some people. Find out more about potential causes and symptoms, and ways you can help alleviate sleep apnea-induced migraines.
Sleep apnea can have many causes, however the most common cause in children can be the swelling of tonsils and adenoids.
If your child is misbehaving, irritable or doing poorly in school, it may be worth considering sleep apnea as a root cause.
There is long standing evidence linking sleep apnea and obesity, but now there is growing studies that show a relationship to abdominal adiposity.