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Sleep Apnea Tonsillectomy: Could It Really Help With OSA?

A sleep apnea tonsillectomy is a one-time surgical procedure that can help some sleep apnea patients avoid nightly CPAP treatments. As someone who suffers from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), how do you know if removing the tonsils and/or adenoids is a sensible option for you? How might it alleviate OSA symptoms? And isn’t that a pediatric surgery? Stick with us as we dive into the details to help you determine if a tonsillectomy could be an option for you. It may be worth a conversation with your doctor or sleep specialist.

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Sleep Apnea, GERD, and CPAP: How Are They Related?

Sleep apnea, GERD, and other sleep disorders are often found together. There is a relationship, for example, between GERD and insomnia. There is also a link between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and insomnia. So, is there a link between sleep apnea and GERD?

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Benefits of CPAP Machines: 7 Ways CPAP Therapy Helps You

The benefits of CPAP machines are numerous and well worth adjusting to the headgear! Today, Aeroflow Sleep is offering up a refresher for experienced sleep apnea patients asking themselves something like, “Ugh, why am I still doing this?” This is also an excellent overview for newcomers curious about the health benefits of CPAP therapy. Bolster your resolve, and let all of this information sink in as you commit (or recommit) to your CPAP therapy regimen.

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Sleep Apnea Oxygen Levels: How OSA Affects Oxygen Saturation

Sleep apnea oxygen levels can be a source of anxiety for those who have sleep apnea (or suspect it). We’d like to help you address those concerns, so today we’ll be talking about how oxygen levels relate to the most common form of apnea - obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

We’ll explore the two ways that sleep apnea causes low oxygen levels. We’ll also touch on what normal oxygen levels are during sleep. Finally, we’ll explain why oxygen desaturation is so detrimental to your health, and what you can do about it. Stay with us - we’re here to help!

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Sleep Apnea Brain Fog: Can OSA Affect Brain Function?

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Sleep apnea brain fog is definitely a whole mood - albeit a bad one. Do you frequently feel generally sluggish, or just not like your normal self? You may be wondering if underlying obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the culprit.

Brain fog is a common symptom of sleep apnea since people with untreated OSA don’t get enough sleep. When you wake up several times during the night, feeling a bit addled in the AM is pretty understandable! Hang in there with us and we’ll explain how the two relate.

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Sleep Apnea or Insomnia: Which Sleep Disorder Do I Have?

Sleep apnea and insomnia are the two most common sleep disorders. As someone who doesn’t sleep well, you may be wondering if you have one, the other, or even both of these sleep problems. Does one cause the other? If so, which comes first? We’re here to clear up some of the confusion so you have one less concern keeping you up at night!

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Sleep Apnea Headaches: Why They Happen and How To Get Relief Every Time

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Sleep apnea headaches are a rude awakening. At least, sleep apnea headaches are what it seems like is causing your morning headache, but how can you tell? With so many types of headaches, it can be tricky to differentiate a sleep apnea headache from others. If you are an obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patient suffering from frequent headaches, we’re here to help you figure out if the two really are connected and what to do about it!

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Why Does Sleep Position Matter? Being A Side Sleeper Has Its Health Benefits

Are you a side sleeper, stomach sleeper, or back sleeper? People feel attached to their preference, but the great debate on sleep position has become increasingly clear from a health perspective as the research rolls in. Stomach and back sleeping could be making an already exhausting situation worse, especially for those with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) in Children

We know from experience how scary it can be if your child isn’t breathing properly. We’re glad you came to us to learn more about sleep apnea in children and what you should do if you think your child has apnea symptoms.

We’ll start with an explanation of pediatric sleep apnea followed by what the symptoms and causes are. Then we’ll tell you about how the diagnosis is made and what treatment options may be available for your kiddo. We want you to be able to leave this article with what you need to help your child be safer and more comfortable starting today.

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Sleep Apnea and Pregnancy: What Is Your Risk? (And Is CPAP Safe?)

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Pregnancy is complicated. For those with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA,) sleep disruption and the associated cardiovascular effects of not getting enough oxygen also progresses with your baby. The prevalence of a sleep disorder in pregnant women is actually very high, so it’s only natural for anyone trying to get pregnant to wonder why - and what your risk factors are.

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