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Death and Sleep Apnea: Carrie Fisher

News of actress Carrie Fisher’s death in December 2016 stunned the world, and as we learned several months later that the likely cause of death was sleep apnea and other undetermined factors, attention was turned to this serious sleep disorder. … Continue reading

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What Are Sleep Apnea Oral Appliances?

Oral appliances are sometimes prescribed to help a patient who is suffering from sleep apnea. These products are generally recommended when the patient has obstructive sleep apnea, which is a specific type of sleep apnea in which breathing problems are … Continue reading

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How Nebulizers Can Help Sleep Apnea

Most people associated nebulizers with conditions like asthma. But in fact, nebulizers can be used as part of a treatment plan for a wide range of health conditions, including sleep apnea. Many patients with sleep apnea are prescribed CPAP therapy … Continue reading

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CPAP vs. BiPAP – The Difference Between BiPAP & CPAP

If you have sleep apnea, your doctor may suggest CPAP or BiPAP therapy for your condition. But what are the differences between these two therapies, and which one is right for you? How it Works The definitions for each of … Continue reading

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No Rest

Daniel R., Early College High School Ever since I was little, I have had trouble sleeping. At first my parents thought that it was because I had a lot of energy. After all, little kids tend to have a lot … Continue reading

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Chainsaw Dad

Emily W., Columbia College Chicago For as long as I can remember, I thought my dad was some sort of monster—family man by day, chainsaw by night. It sounds like a new sitcom, doesn’t it? The brand new show My … Continue reading

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Sleep Disorders effect College Kids

Hayley McG.,  Lansingburgh High School Sleeping disorders is affecting more and more people every year. College kids are a large part of the population that is being effected by sleeping disorder. There are many types of sleeping disorders but there … Continue reading

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CPAP gives Mother a better outlook on Future

WADE C., CEDAR CREEK HIGH SCHOOL Have you ever had that one special person in your house that you love dearly, but when it comes time to go to sleep you almost want to push their bed outside? This is … Continue reading

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