How Is Sleep Apnea Treated?

Sleep apnea treatment depends on the severity of the condition.  While some patients may require slight modifications to lifestyle, more severe cases of sleep apnea may involve surgical procedures for relief. The good news is that there are a number of treatments available for sleep a
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An Overview of Treatment for Central Sleep Apnea

Central sleep apnea is a form of sleep apnea affecting a large number of the population. Of the millions of Americans suffering from sleep apnea, approximately 5% have central sleep apnea. While exhibiting the same sleep cessation symptoms that other forms of sleep apnea have, central
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Beating Insomnia – Establishing Good Sleep Habits

In order to beat insomnia, lifestyle changes and modifications of sleep habits must take place.  Good sleep habits are often referred to as good sleep hygiene.  Since insomnia is a sleep disorder that interrupts good sleep patterns or makes it difficult for a person to fall asleep, es
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Overview of Snoring in Children from a Phoenix Sleep Lab

Snoring in Children The majority of children snore on occasion, with approximately ten percent of children snoring every night. Snoring is caused when the child’s airway is blocked causing a vibration in the tissue located in the back of the throat. The noise level is affected by the
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Sleep Apnea Pillows and Symptom Relief – from an AZ Sleep Center

Home treatment options are available for sufferers of mild to severe symptoms of sleep apnea.  Sleep apnea pillows have proven to be one of the most effective ways to lessen the impact of sleep apnea and decrease symptoms associated with the condition. During a night’s sleep for an ap
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An Overview of Sleep Apnea and Treatment with CPAP

CPAP and Sleep Apnea CPAP stands for Continuous Positive Airflow Pressure and is a treatment device that is used for patients with moderate to severe sleep apnea.  The device is a mask-type machine that fills the air passages with a continuous air stream that works to keep air passage
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Adult Insomnia – Common Causes and Types

Insomnia is a common sleep disorder that is characterized by a difficulty in falling asleep or remaining asleep, even when a person feels tired.  People who suffer from insomnia exhibit one or more of the following symptoms: Feeling tired upon waking up in the morning Waking up too ea
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Lifestyle Modifications To Treat Sleep Apnea in Arizona

There are a wide variety of treatment options for sleep apnea.  For those patients who want to avoid surgery and medication, simple life style changes can be made in the battle against sleep apnea.  Changes in lifestyle can help decrease the number of episodes of sleep apnea, and in s
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Treatment Options For Daytime Sleepiness in Phoenix

Daytime Sleepiness Treatment Options We all experience those days when we’re excessively tired and feel sleepy. But for some people, excessive daytime sleepiness is so bad that it interferes with work, family life and leisure. When daytime sleepiness begins to affect daily life it bec
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