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Sleep Apnea Treatment

Scott Used To Stop Breathing Nearly 40 Times An Hour. This Device Changed His Life

Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living

Earlier this year, the FDA approved a first-of-its-kind implantable device to treat sleep apnea, which uses mild electronic stimulation to move the to...

Unmasking Sleep Apnea Treatment

B. Gail Demko, DMD | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living
B. Gail Demko, DMD

For many sleep apnea sufferers, relief lies far from the mask in an effective alternative treatment called oral appliance therapy.

Amanda L. Chan

A New Approach To Treating Sleep Apnea Found Effective In Latest Trial | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Some people with moderate-to-severe sleep apnea could soon have an additional treatment option for their sleep disorder. A new study published tod...

The Best Way To Treat Sleep Apnea Is...

Posted 09.23.2013 | Healthy Living

Got sleep apnea? Official treatment recommendations released Sept. 23 point to two complimentary approaches: Lose weight and undergo treatment with co...

New Research Reveals Strong Link Between Sleep Disorder And Race

Posted 04.16.2013 | Black Voices

Risk factors for obstructive sleep apnea -- the sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts -- run the gamut, from smoking and high ...

A Side Benefit Of Treating Sleep Apnea?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 09.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

A recent study brings most welcome and important news for men with obstructive sleep apnea -- and their partners. Keeping up with your CPAP routine can help to improve your sex life and your relationship, as well as your sleep.

The Mysterious Science Of Sleep

Dr. David White, M.D. | Posted 09.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. David White, M.D.

While our understanding of sleep science continues to grow, there continues to be a strong consensus on the need for a good night's rest.

New Study: Health Effects of Sleep Apnea Evident After One Month

David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S. | Posted 07.04.2012 | Healthy Living
David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S.

Sleep apnea and other sleep-related disorders are prevalent in our society, and people need to wake up to the symptoms and risks associated with them.

Could You Have This Dangerous Sleep Condition?

Dr. David White, M.D. | Posted 05.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. David White, M.D.

Feeling groggy? Does your bed partner observe you gasping for air at night? If so, you might have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

The Best Way To Treat Sleep Apnea? As A Team

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 03.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Listen up, partners and spouses of people with sleep apnea: Treating obstructive sleep apnea with CPAP works best when it's a team effort. That's the takeaway from a recent research review, which sought to identify the most effective ways to help patients comply with their CPAP regimen.

Being Alert to Sleep Apnea

Deepak Chopra | Posted 03.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Many people think that sleep apnea is snoring, but although it's frequently associated with snoring (commonly a wife will bring her husband to the doctor with complaints about being kept awake), apnea is a different condition.

How Sleep Affects Men's Sexual Health

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 08.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Difficulty sleeping often points to underlying issues, even ones that seem to be unrelated to sleep -- such as impotence and erectile dysfunction.

Sleep Apnea? The 'CPAP' Machine May Help

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Michael J. Breus

CPAP stands for Continuous Positive Airway Pressure, and CPAP machines are the most effective and helpful treatment currently available for patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA).

Treating Sleep Apnea in Truckers

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Well, it's really no surprise. A recent study indicates that treating obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in truckers lowers health care costs and disability rates.