What You Need to Know About COPD and Sleep Apnea

Friday, 11 August 2017 by
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), an umbrella term for a number of progressive lung diseases, is a serious condition that affects 30 million Americans. Characterized by symptoms like breathlessness, coughing, wheezing and tightness in the chest, COPD is commonly caused by smoking and environmental factors. It’s the third-leading cause of death in the United States.Living with COPD is difficult enough...
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Understanding the Difference Between Sleep Apnea and Snoring

Monday, 07 August 2017 by
Dealing with snoring is one of those things that’s often dismissed as merely a nuisance or a sign of aging. People will go years without giving it much of a second thought, only to eventually learn that they’ve been dealing with sleep apnea all along. If left untreated, sleep apnea can have serious health consequences, so it’s important to understand...
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Beyond the CPAP Machine: Lifestyle Changes for Managing Sleep Apnea

Thursday, 03 August 2017 by
Using a CPAP machine is typically the go-to treatment method for obstructive sleep apnea. However, it’s important to recognize the benefit of certain lifestyle changes as well. Mild cases of sleep apnea can sometimes be treated with lifestyle changes alone. As for moderate to severe sleep apnea, changes in daily habits and activities can reduce the severity of the condition...
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How Does Using a CPAP Machine Help You Sleep Better?

Wednesday, 02 August 2017 by
It might seem strange to think that a noisy device that blows a constant stream of pressurized air into your airway can help anyone sleep better. However, for the millions of Americans who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea, this is exactly what they need to enjoy a full night of sleep.This device, known as a CPAP machine, is the preferred...
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