From headaches to excessive daytime fatigue, Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) comes with a myriad of side effects. Night sweats can be one of them. Why is that? Today, Aeroflow Sleep takes a look at why we sweat, then asks Dr. Carleara Weiss, our top Sleep Science Advisor, about the connection between sleep apnea and night sweats, treatment options, and more.
When was the last time you asked yourself, is technology affecting my good night’s sleep? It’s okay if you can’t remember. Unless you recently watched The Terminator and are consistently having nightmares about the fictional artificial superintelligence, Skynet, technology affecting our good night’s sleep is not something we often think about.
Aeroflow Sleep will open your eyes to 10 ways technology affects your sleep; including ways that particularly impact our patients with sleep apnea. We’ll then help close your eyes again so you can sleep soundly, with tips, tricks, even technological devices you can actually utilize to change your sleep habits for the better. After all, a good night’s sleep is waiting for you.
Snoring can be a major annoyance if your bed partner is afflicted with it. What’s worse; if that snoring is a symptom of sleep apnea, it could be potentially life-threatening. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, and there is strong evidence that sleep apnea and heart disease, hypertension, and even heart failure are related. Thankfully, the elevated risks associated with sleep-disordered breathing are preventable with simple, non-invasive treatment; available to you through insurance with Aeroflow Sleep.
You wake to greet another October morning and suddenly notice a chill in the air. Groggily searching for the source, you see red and yellow leaves dancing in the autumn breeze outside the window—the same window you left open. Now, your body temperature is relying on the bundle of blankets you’re burrowed within for warmth.
Despite the cold, this was your first good night’s sleep in months. Why is that? In today’s blog, Aeroflow Sleep will reveal what the best temperature for sleep is, 6 tips to achieve it, how your sleep environment should change as you age, and where OSA fits into all of this.
Apnea-Hypopnea Index is not the easiest thing to say five times fast. It’s also not a widely discussed scale of measurement until you’re faced with a sleep disorder. This makes it rather intimidating for anyone newly diagnosed with sleep apnea. You’re probably wondering, what does the Apnea-Hypopnea Index quantify? Can I improve my AHI score? Am I going to die? Aeroflow Sleep is here with the answers and more.
Mental health disorders can go unnoticed because visible signs of trauma are few and far between. Nonetheless, they are as crippling as a broken arm. Many also have difficulty recognizing sleep disorders because most symptoms occur during sleep. Sleep apnea is one such disorder.
Now, what if sleep disorders directly correlate with anxiety disorders, and vice versa? Can sleep apnea cause anxiety? Let’s find out, and then discover how CPAP therapy can help.
If you often wake up to a sore throat after using your CPAP, you’re experiencing one of the most common side effects that new CPAP users go through– but that doesn’t mean you need to accept it! A sore throat is a sign that something needs to change in your CPAP routine.
Thankfully, it's also one of the easiest side effects to fix! Today we’ll take a look at what might be causing your sore throat, and explore some tips to help you fix it.
Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and we are all guilty of gluttony when that particular holiday feast is before us. Yes, it’s a special time of year, but it can all catch up to us, especially if you have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Learn what foods OSA patients should and should not eat according to the experts as well as what impact diet and exercise can have on your sleep apnea.
Over 40 years have passed since PTSD was officially recognized as a mental health condition. Wars have been fought in the Gulf, Afghanistan, and Iraq. Yet, how mental health disorders like PTSD impact our physical health is still being explored; including how PTSD affects sleep disorders like obstructive sleep apnea (OSA.) As we prepare to celebrate Veteran’s Day—a holiday where we reflect on the sacrifices of our servicemen—today’s blog takes a look at how PTSD and OSA are related.