The Airway-Weight Gain Paradox

The potential for your airway to become blocked increases significantly while you sleep. Gravity can pull your tongue back, block your throat, and keep you from breathing normally. Depending on your natural sleeping posture, your airway can become cinched this way as well.  One thing people rarely consider when it comes to getting enough air [...]

By |December 9th, 2020|Sleep Apnea|

Obstructive Sleep Apnea’s Link to “The Silent Killer”

According to the American Heart Association, 46% of US adults suffer from hypertension. Because heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US, high blood pressure is therefore a major concern for Americans. As luck would have it, sleep apnea can be a major contributor to hypertension, making your ability to breathe properly [...]

Why Wait?

Columbia University’s Department of Neurology estimates that as many as 90 percent of people who have obstructive sleep apnea don’t know they have it. This is a troubling statistic given the numerous complications that can arise from having sleep apnea which include:  Hypertension Heart Attack Stroke Diabetes Memory Loss Depression Discovery  It is of great [...]

By |December 9th, 2020|Sleep Apnea|

Why is it Important to Seek Treatment for Snoring?

Does your bed partner complain about long, sleepless nights due to your loud snoring? This issue is much more than just a nuisance your bed partner must endure. It may actually be placing you at an increased risk of developing serious health issues in the future. Often, snoring is an indicator that you suffer from [...]