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Could Sleep Apnea Be Contributing to My Depression?

December 7, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — sleepbetterteam @ 9:10 am
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Most people have some idea of what sleep apnea is, and a little bit of an understanding of what it entails. They might be aware that it can lead people to snore, that some people wake up during the night because of it, and that some may need to wear masks while sleeping to deal with it.

However, sleep apnea is an incredibly complex condition with multivariate effects, both physical and mental. For example, did you know that sleep apnea has been connected with depression? If you want to learn more about what sleep apnea is and what it can do to the body, here’s some information you might find interesting.

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6 Home Remedies for Sleep Apnea

November 1, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — sleepbetterteam @ 5:09 pm
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If you snore loudly or sometimes wake up gasping for breath, it is possible that you have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). You should certainly visit a qualified professional to seek diagnosis and treatment. However, there may also be some things you can do on your own to lessen the severity of your symptoms. Here are some home remedies for sleep apnea that might just help you get the rejuvenating rest you deserve:

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4 Tips for Keeping Sleep Apnea Under Control on Halloween

October 7, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — sleepbetterteam @ 4:27 pm
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Sleep apnea is a disorder that can leave you feeling exhausted during the day and could potentially put your life in danger if it isn’t managed properly. This won’t stop you from taking part in any Halloween festivities, but you do need to be careful about making decisions that won’t make your sleep problems worse. Below are 4 tips that sleep apnea sufferers should keep in mind on Halloween.

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4 Things That Can Make Your Sleep Apnea Worse

September 8, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — sleepbetterteam @ 6:04 pm
person snoring while they sleep

Sleep apnea is a hazardous sleep disorder, and if left untreated, it can pose a serious risk to your life. Prompt action is essential to address sleep apnea symptoms, but it’s equally crucial to avoid any actions that might exacerbate the situation. If you’re working to manage sleep apnea, pay close attention to these four factors that could worsen the condition.

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Can Children Have Sleep Apnea?

August 1, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — sleepbetterteam @ 6:33 pm

Sleeping child hugging a stuffed animalObstructive sleep apnea affects 18 million Americans, which causes frequent breathing disruptions. Contrary to what you might believe, it doesn’t just affect adults. 7% to 9% of children have a sleep-related breathing disorder, like sleep apnea; however, up to 90% of cases aren’t diagnosed because symptoms can be subtle. Here’s how to spot the signs of childhood sleep apnea, so your little one can sleep peacefully. 

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The Truth Behind the Relationship Between ADHD and Sleep Apnea

July 15, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — sleepbetterteam @ 1:51 pm
Chalkboard that says “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder”

Plenty of people have heard of ADHD, which is short for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. But what many don’t realize is that this condition can sometimes be linked to sleep-disordered breathing. What do sleep apnea and ADHD have to do with each other? Here’s what you need to know if someone in your family has one or both of these disorders.

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5 Surprising Facts About Sleep Apnea

June 28, 2023

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Myths & Facts under torn paperSleep apnea is a common condition that causes frequent breathing disruptions while sleeping. Approximately 1 in every 15 Americans has sleep apnea, but there’s a lot of misinformation about the breathing disorder. It involves much more than loud snoring. Don’t place your life on the line believing false information. Here are 5 surprising facts everyone should know about sleep apnea.

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How Sleeping in a Recliner Can Help with Sleep Apnea

May 26, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — sleepbetterteam @ 2:59 pm
Young man sleeping in a white recliner

If you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, you might have already tried a few different strategies for reducing your symptoms, such as losing weight. But there’s one potentially helpful measure that many people don’t often think of: sleeping in a recliner. Here’s why getting some shuteye in a reclining chair instead of your bed could improve the quality of your sleep.

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Why Hot Weather and Sleep Apnea Don’t Mix

April 11, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — sleepbetterteam @ 1:55 pm
Outdoor thermometer showing the temperature rising

When you have sleep apnea, the quality of your slumber tends to suffer. This disorder can cause plenty of problems on its own, and it could potentially get even worse when it’s hot outside. How can high temperatures affect your sleep apnea, and what can you do about it? Here’s some helpful information from your sleep dentist.

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Why Having Sleep Apnea Treated Could Help You Live Longer

March 21, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — sleepbetterteam @ 7:13 pm
Man with sleep apnea snoring in bed

Unfortunately, the effects of sleep apnea aren’t limited to loud snoring or drowsiness. If the disorder stays undiagnosed and untreated for too long, it could have dangerous consequences for your health – and in the worst-case scenario, it could even shorten your lifespan. Your sleep dentist can explain the impact sleep apnea has on your body and how it can be treated.

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