STOP THE LEAKS!

STOP THE LEAKS! "This is so frustrating!  air is leaking all over the place." We know, we know.....everyone hates air leaks.  The leaks might wake you...

A, B, and Cs of positive airway pressure

What exactly does CPAP stand for?  Well, CPAP stands for continuous positive airway pressure.  There are, however, 3 types of PAP therapy: A, B,...

I can’t breathe out against the fixed CPAP pressure!

CPAP is important in order to relieve any apneas (pauses in breathing) during sleep. The “C” in CPAP stands for continuous, which basically means...

Is a Mandibular Advancement Device for me?

 Some people just can't take CPAP.  We fortunately there are other options.   A mandibular advancement device or Oral appliance therapy (OAT) works in a different...

Putting up with CPAP: Simple tips to improve sleep apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea is the most common of 3 types of apnea.  A person suffering from this disorder can have difficulties while sleeping due...

Screening for Sleep Apnea

Do I have sleep apnea   The most common symptom by far for sleep apnea is snoring. Everyone that has sleep apnea snores but not everyone that...

Sleeping beauty – get better-looking With CPAP

Sleeping beauty on CPAP? We know that Obstructive sleep apnea is a dangerous yet common disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops during sleep. The gold-standard in...

Why Am I So Sleepy?

why am i so sleepy? If you're experiencing excessive sleepiness the differential diagnosis unfortunately is pretty broad.  Many times, poor sleep habits can be the...

I Snore, Do I Need a Doctor?

Everyone at some point or another has snored for different reasons.  Episodic snoring, after all,  is merely the sound produced by  the vibration of the...

What is a sleep study?

  A sleep study, also known as a polysomnogram (PSG), is an overnight test that records multiple streams of information to help doctors gauge how...