Tag: sleep apnea

So how exactly does CPAP work?

If you have been diagnosed with Sleep Apnea, your doctor may prescribe CPAP/BiPAP therapy for nightly use. But what is this, and how does it work? CPAP/BiPAP prevents the collapse of tissue in the back of your throat, using a constant, steady stream of air that is pushed through a mask that is worn while…

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Do You Have Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

Do family members tell you that you snore? If so, it may be possible that you are suffering from sleep apnea. According to respiratory therapists from the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC), there are several clues that can help you decide whether or not to seek testing for sleep apnea. Do you experience sleepiness…

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