Category: Sleep Disorders

causes of snoring

Causes of Snoring

The Different Contributors to Snoring / Causes of Snoring Snoring can be uncomfortable for both the snorer and those around them. Multiple factors contribute to your risk of developing snoring, and some of these...

Sleep study

Sleep Studies

My doctor says I need a sleep study. I don’t know what to expect. Let’s try and answer a few questions about what you can expect if you have to go to an overnight...

Symptoms and types of sleep apnea

Symptoms and Types of Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is characterized by periods where you stop breathing during sleep. These periods of apnea (apnea is defined as a cessation of breathing effort) can be short or prolonged. They may happen occasionally...

obstructive sleep apnea treatment

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment

What are the treatment options for obstructive sleep apnea? We are going to assume you’ve seen your physician and been referred to a sleep lab for sleep testing. Your sleep test was positive for...

sleep apnea

Do You have Sleep Apnea?

Do you have sleep apnea? Do you have any of these symptoms which could indicate sleep apnea? If so you’re not alone. Many people have undiagnosed sleep apnea. Snoring Snoring is usually the first...

OSA

Diagnosing OSA

Diagnosing Obstructive Sleep Apnea Many people wonder just what testing they have to do for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. The answer is that the majority of people will need to have an overnight sleep study...

RLS

Treatments for RLS

Before we look at treatment options we should define RLS (Restless Legs Syndrome). RLS is characterized by uncomfortable feelings or pain, usually in the legs. The RLS sufferer usually has an uncontrollable urge to...

sleep disorders

Common Sleep Disorders

In the last few years, there have been many studies that find that common health issues may be caused by problems with sleep. You may find when you visit your doctor you are asked...

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