Inspire Upper Airway Stimulation

Inspire Upper Airway Stimulation (UAS) Information source: Inspire Medical Systems More and more people are starting to ask about the Inspire therapy.  Basically the Inspire device...

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...

Weight Loss and sleep apnea

PayPal Donation Button What if I told you that people tend to gain weight on CPAP.  Although this may be true the reason why is...

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...

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...

6 Tips for Tolerating CPAP

In the CPAP world most people fit into two general groups: you either love it or you hate it. There are a few people...

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...

I Hate CPAP!

CPAP stands for continuous positive airway pressure. Its meant to act as an airway “splint” to keep the upper airway open.  This, in turn,...

Why do I have to come back to the sleep lab!?

Well, by this time someone thought you might have sleep apnea and sent you to the sleep lab.  You put on all the wires,...