obstructive sleep apnea
Bringing a child into the world is a beautiful, amazing experience to be part of and no easy task, placing great physical
Sleep Apnea Treatment Options Obstructive sleep apnea is caused when the tongue and soft palate collapse onto the back of
Did you know that up to 14 percent of Hispanic men and 6 percent of Hispanic women could have obstructive sleep apnea, according to the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos?
Fatigue, daytime sleepiness and moodiness are all well-known side effects of a bad night's sleep -- but many of my patients don't realize that serious sleep problems can affect not only mood and energy levels, but physical health, as well.
Dr. William C. Dement, a professor at the Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine, is considered the father of sleep medicine. In answer to my questions, he spoke about his early interest in sleep studies, the scientists who inspired him and how the study of sleep has evolved over half a century. Here is a transcript of our conversation.
If your child is a mouth-breather, take her to the allergist and pediatric ENT, yes. But don't stop there. Find a dentist or other airway expert who can join in treatment of the whole picture for the whole child. You'll sleep better for it.
For many sleep apnea sufferers, relief lies far from the mask in an effective alternative treatment called oral appliance therapy.
The study, published in the journal SLEEP, analyzed more than 55 million discharges of women who were pregnant or gave birth
Cleaning up your living room is not as important as cleaning up your brain, and sleeping helps you do it.
On detailed questioning he reported the full-face mask was, "just too big, leaked too much, and left marks on his face." He was never told that masks are available in different sizes and, more importantly, can come in different styles, including nasal pillows and nasal triangular devices.