Sleep apnea

good sleep

When you think of good sleep, you probably think about how many HOURS of sleep you’re getting. And while sleeping for eight to 10 hours a night is great, like most things, it’s not about quantity. It’s about quality.  What Is a Good Night’s Sleep?  Like we said, many textbooks…

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Sleep Apnea Symptoms in Women: Are They Different? Men are from Mars, women are from Venus. Remember that old book talking about the differences between men and women? While there’s no doubt many things are different between the sexes, you may be surprised by this one: sleep apnea symptoms. A…

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Snoring can be annoying, there’s no doubt. But when your kiddos snore, it’s pretty cute. It’s also pretty problematic when it comes to how their brain develops. The effects of habitual snoring on the brain can also impact your child’s behavior, causing significant problems in school, with peers and with…

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Kids outgrow habits and behaviors as part of the development process. Baby talk, thumb sucking, imaginary friends and stuffed animals are things that generally fade into our past as we grow into adolescence and adulthood. And while many of these behaviors do go by the wayside, one frequently sticks around.…

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Only men get sleep apnea. Only overweight people get sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is no big deal. Kids outgrow sleep apnea. Have you heard these statements about sleep apnea? We’ve listened to them all and then some, so we thought it would be a good time to write a blog…

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Obstructive sleep apnea, a common type of sleep breathing disorder, is often the cause of ADHD-like behavioral issues in kids. It can often also cause mood disorders, learning problems and difficulty reaching adaptive milestones. But, while OSA is a common culprit, many physicians, therapists and parents often overlook it. Why?…

Allergies

Fall in Texas means football, chili, not-so-chilly temps, and lots of sneezing for many people. It’s the time of year that ragweed pollen runs rampant, so you’re probably chalking those sneezes, coughs and sniffles up to allergic rhinitis (also known as “the crud” or allergies). But what if it is…

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If your child or teen is struggling to stay awake, having trouble concentrating on homework, falling behind in school, is smaller than their peers, experiencing mood swings or still wetting the bed well beyond potty training, you may be at your wit’s end to find the cause — and the…

weight gain related to sleep apnea

Many Americans are living with obstructive sleep apnea – and many of them are undiagnosed. Sleep apnea is a sleep breathing condition that occurs when your airway becomes blocked during sleep. When the airway becomes obstructed, you wake up frequently throughout the night, which prevents you from getting the sleep…

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Do you have a CPAP machine for your sleep apnea? Are you religious about wearing it, or is it shoved in your nightstand drawer collecting dust? If you’re living with sleep apnea and not using your CPAP machine, first we need to tell you that you’re not alone. Many people…