Month: July 2018

NightLase: A little heat, a lot of relief

NightLase: A little heat, a lot of relief

NightLase. Sometimes sleep apnea sufferers struggle with the treatments they are prescribed to help them breathe while sleeping. CPAPs are the go-to for people with moderate to severe cases of sleep apnea—that’s when a person has an AHI of 15 or more. A CPAP, which...

I snore. Does that mean I have sleep apnea?

I snore. Does that mean I have sleep apnea?

Sleep apnea: Everyone knows Uncle Joe snores. Every time he comes over for dinner, he ends up afterward in the recliner asleep and sawing logs, right? People joke about all the noise he’s making in what appears to be in a very deep sleep—sleep only interrupted by his...

Exercise—for a Good Night’s Sleep

Exercise—for a Good Night’s Sleep

If you’re having trouble getting a good night’s sleep, one way to help yourself is by getting regular exercise.   The National Sleep Foundation reported that 2.5 hours of moderate to vigorous activity weekly can improve the quality of sleep by 65 percent. Exercise can...