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Five Lessons from a “No-Cost Solution” to Sleep Apnea

As sleep apnea becomes more commonly known, it’s not surprising that it receives greater news coverage. This is generally a positive thing: the more people who are aware of sleep apnea, the more people who can get treatment for this potentially deadly condition. One provocative piece that surfaced recently on the [...]

By |November 2nd, 2022|CPAP, Sleep Apnea, Snoring|Comments Off on Five Lessons from a “No-Cost Solution” to Sleep Apnea

What is the Best Treatment For Sleep Apnea?

If you’ve recently been diagnosed with sleep apnea, or you suspect having sleep apnea, you might wonder what treatment options are available to you. Fortunately, sleep apnea treatment has come a long way in the past 20 years. In the past, CPAP was the only available treatment. Today, there is a [...]

By |August 3rd, 2021|CPAP, Oral Appliance, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on What is the Best Treatment For Sleep Apnea?

CPAP Can Make Morning Breath Worse

We’ve previously noted that {{{{link id='16' text='sleep apnea'}}}} can cause bad morning breath. So, shouldn’t CPAP cure morning breath related to dry mouth during sleep? We would like to think so, especially since mouth drying overnight is associated with an increased risk of cavities. However, for some people, [...]

By |November 3rd, 2020|CPAP, Oral Appliance, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on CPAP Can Make Morning Breath Worse

New Surgery Techniques Could Aid Oral Appliance Therapy

Although CPAP is an effective treatment for sleep apnea, many people hate it. These people dislike the treatment so much that they would rather suffer the health consequences of sleep apnea--up to and including death--than use their CPAP. Clearly, these people need an alternative.  Sleep Apnea Appliances Denver

By |September 9th, 2020|CPAP, Oral Appliance, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on New Surgery Techniques Could Aid Oral Appliance Therapy

CPAP Use Went up in European Lockdowns for COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has had some dramatic effects on the way we live our lives. Perhaps none of these effects were more severe than the various isolation orders, such as the “shelter-in-place” or “stay-at-home” orders issued by Governor Polis or Mayor Hancock. These orders changed the way people spent their time, making most of [...]

By |August 12th, 2020|CPAP, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on CPAP Use Went up in European Lockdowns for COVID-19

Treating Sleep Apnea Helps Beauty

Recently, Married at First Sight star Mishel Karen caused a bit of a stir this week when she revealed her “extreme” beauty routine. Among the elements in her routine, she includes BOTOX ® Cosmetic injections, teeth whitening, and working out with a personal trainer. However, what most people found most surprising was her use [...]

By |February 12th, 2020|CPAP, Oral Appliance, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on Treating Sleep Apnea Helps Beauty

You Don’t Have to Try CPAP before Getting an Oral Appliance

You might think that just because your doctor’s diagnosed CPAP, that’s how you have to treat your sleep apnea. If you don’t like the idea of CPAP, you should get a second opinion about sleep apnea treatment. So, you’ve been diagnosed with sleep apnea. This often leads to a number of conflicted feelings. Many people [...]

By |December 11th, 2019|CPAP, Oral Appliance, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on You Don’t Have to Try CPAP before Getting an Oral Appliance

Sleep Apnea in You and Your Pet: Don’t Let Snoring Dogs Lie

Dog owners share a lot with our pets (sometimes whether we want to or not): our homes, our furniture, our food, etc. Although contagious diseases that can cross species are rare, there are some medical conditions common in dogs and people alike: arthritis, cancer, diabetes, heart disease and sleep apnea to name [...]

By |November 21st, 2019|CPAP, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on Sleep Apnea in You and Your Pet: Don’t Let Snoring Dogs Lie

Most People with Insomnia Have Sleep Apnea

Sleep disorders are complex to diagnose and treat. It’s hard even to get a good sense that you have a sleep disorder, since your doctor might not ask about it (and might not even know much about it). And once you think you might know you have a problem, it’s easy to misdiagnose the specific [...]

By |November 7th, 2019|CPAP, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on Most People with Insomnia Have Sleep Apnea

Another Million-Dollar Support Program for CPAP: Alternatives Might Be Better

Last week the sleep medicine community was buzzing about a new $1.4 million grant for a sleep apnea program based at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. This new grant was focused on what seems to be an essential part of the sleep apnea treatment solution: trying to get people to use [...]

By |September 11th, 2019|CPAP, Oral Appliance|Comments Off on Another Million-Dollar Support Program for CPAP: Alternatives Might Be Better
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