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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…

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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric disorder that can develop in individuals who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event, including an accident, assault, terrorist act or combat. It affects 3.5 percent of the adults in the United States, and one in 11 people will be diagnosed with the…

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When you hear the words ‘sleep apnea,’ you probably immediately picture a person wearing a continuous positive airway pressure, or CPAP, machine. If that makes you cringe, because the thought of using a CPAP machine sounds uncomfortable or scary, you’re not alone. Millions of Americans living with sleep apnea are…

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If you have sleep apnea, you know it’s not about how much sleep you get every night — it’s more about the quality of your sleep. It doesn’t matter if you’re in bed for eight to 10 hours a night if you’re only getting two or three hours of truly…

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Some forms of sleep apnea may respond better to treatment with an oral appliance, according to new research published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society. Sleep apnea occurs when the flow of air into the lungs is obstructed. This obstruction is typically caused by the soft tissues…

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Have you been told that you snore? If your spouse or partner is ready to kick you to the couch because you’re keeping them up all night, you’re not alone. Nearly 90 million Americans snore each night. But, you don’t have to relocate because of snoring. You can treat it…

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Living with sleep apnea means a lot of tossing and turning, frequent trips to the bathroom during the night and a lot of snoring. Living with sleep apnea also means very little sleep. But not all hope is lost. If you’re living with obstructive sleep apnea or another type of…