Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea, High Blood Pressure Go Hand-in-Hand

High blood pressure, known in the medical community as hypertension, comes with a collection of increased risks that range from unpleasant to deadly. But did you know that sleep apnea carries those same risks?

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How Sleep Apnea and Hypertension Connect

So far, it’s unknown whether or not sleep apnea and […]

June 29th, 2017|Sleep Apnea|

Carrie Fisher’s Death is a Reminder to Take Sleep Apnea Seriously

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When Carrie Fisher died in December of 2016, many saw it as the final and lowest blow of a year that took beloved celebrity after beloved celebrity, including Prince, David Bowie, and George Michael.

Fisher was not only Princess Leia of 1977’s Star Wars: A New […]

June 22nd, 2017|Sleep Apnea|

GERD Can Harm More Than Your Esophagus

GERD, or Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, is a chronic digestive condition that affects more than 7 million people worldwide. While many people experience acid reflux or heartburn on occasion, weekly or daily symptoms could mean you suffer from GERD.

It’s well known that GERD can cause damage to your esophagus, but fewer people know that GERD […]

Tongue and Tonsil Size Can Affect Sleep Apnea

There are 18 million adults in the United States that deal with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in some form or another. With numbers like that it is little wonder that we live in a society that is increasing reliant on sleep aids and energy drinks.

Obstructive sleep apnea is a condition where your upper […]

May 12th, 2016|Sleep Apnea|