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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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Praised that day

By: Ja’Loni O On April 24th 2011, my family praised that day. It was the day that due to a decent tax refund, my father announced that he was moving forward with the building of a “man cave” in the … Continue reading

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The Paradise Called Sleep

Ellen K., Denver School of Science and Technology After a long day of work and stress, people think that everyone looks forward to sliding into a warm, cozy bed. Yet forty-eight percent of Americans report insomnia occasionally, and twenty-two percent … Continue reading

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Obstructive sleep apnea

By: Jessica S Perhaps it all started that night during the full moon. At first I did not notice anything different with me, but I knew that something was going on inside my body, something had changed. My sleeping habits … Continue reading

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When I can remember

By: Ly T Ever since I could remember, I began having nightmares after my parents’ divorce in 2006. That was nine years ago. Whenever I experience a nightmare, I find myself unable to move, speak, or even wake up. This … Continue reading

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