Category Archives: Sleep Apnea Information

What Causes Snoring & Ways to Prevent It

Snoring Symptoms

Did you know that almost half of Americans, 48% to be exact, reported they snore in a recent CDC report? That means if you’re married, it’s likely either you or your spouse have a snoring problem. Which as we all know means you BOTH have a snoring problem!

So, snoring affects A LOT of people, but do you know what causes you or your partner to snore? Let’s find out…

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What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea & How Does it Affect Your Life?

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Causes Drowsiness

Many people are familiar with the term “Obstructive Sleep Apnea” or “OSA”, but only a few are aware of what the disorder actually is, how it affects their bodies, and how to effectively treat the symptoms.

Obstructive Sleep Apneas, (OSA) is a potentially serious medical condition, and the most common type of sleep apnea found today, affecting over 18 million people in the United States alone. Generally, OSA occurs when something blocks part of or all your upper airway, causing pauses in breath during sleep. This pause results in decreased blood oxygen levels, and restless sleep throughout the night. Continue reading