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What is the Best Oral Device for Sleep Apnea?

What is the Best Oral Device for Sleep Apnea?

What is the Best Oral Device for Sleep Apnea? Oral Devices Versus CPAP Machines When people think of treating sleep apnea, they think CPAP machines. However, many people dislike CPAP machines and they avoid treating their sleep apnea because of this. CPAP machines are...
What Does Sleep Apnea Feel Like?

What Does Sleep Apnea Feel Like?

What Does Sleep Apnea Feel Like? Sleep apnea is not talked about enough in medical settings. Because of that, 90% of people who have sleep apnea don’t know it. What’s crazy is that there are some particular symptoms to look out for when it comes to...
What Aggravates Sleep Apnea?

What Aggravates Sleep Apnea?

What Aggravates Sleep Apnea? There are a lot of familiar treatments for sleep apnea like CPAP and oral devices. These are great to prevent the soft palate from collapsing. But what lifestyle habits make sleep apnea worse? Read this blog for a few key ideas: Your...
Is an Oral Device a Good CPAP Alternative?

Is an Oral Device a Good CPAP Alternative?

Is an Oral Device a Good CPAP Alternative? Many people avoid getting a diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and others fail to follow through with a treatment plan because they fear using a CPAP device. There are a lot of myths surrounding CPAP devices, but the...
What are the Dangers of Sleep Apnea?

What are the Dangers of Sleep Apnea?

What are the Dangers of Sleep Apnea? Obstructive Sleep Apnea is a sleeping disorder that occurs when the muscles in the back of your throat relax. This causes your airways to narrow or close, making you unable to breathe. If your body stops bringing in oxygen, your...
You Can Still Get Tested for Sleep Apnea

You Can Still Get Tested for Sleep Apnea

How Sleep Cycle Center is Adapting to the Pandemic  We are living through an unprecedented time in history. With most non-essential businesses closed and millions of people working from home and/or sheltering in place, much of life as we know it has come to an abrupt...
How Does Stress Affect the Quality of Your Sleep?

How Does Stress Affect the Quality of Your Sleep?

Everyone knows that stress is not good for you. Being overly stressed can cause stomach problems, anxiety, tension in relationships, lack of focus, and a whole host of other issues. It can also have an impact on the quality of your sleep. Here is how stress affects...
5 Tips to Help You Get a Good Night’s Sleep

5 Tips to Help You Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Do you have trouble falling asleep at night? Or are you continually woken by nightmares, the need to move your legs, or because your snoring is waking your partner? If so, you are likely experiencing the negative consequences of sleep deprivation which can include...
The 5 Stages of Sleep

The 5 Stages of Sleep

Most people are aware of the two different types of sleep: rapid eye movement (REM) and non-REM. However, what many don’t know is that non-REM sleep actually has four different stages that you pass in and out of through the night. How much time you spend on each of...