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Apnea Alternatives

Every year, a growing number of Americans is diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a sleep disorder that causes partial or complete blockages in the airway leading to disrupted sleep and drops in blood oxygen levels. In severe OSA, the sleeper has more than 30 such events every hour, and

Ask the Expert: How to Stop Snoring; Pet Ownership

Q: My husband snores terribly and I am losing sleep! Is there anything that actually works to stop snoring?

A: Snoring is so common that many new homes now include dedicated snore rooms, additional rooms off of the master bedroom that provide a place for a noisy sleeper—or an exhausted spouse—to

Sleep Apnea Treatments Equally Effective at Reducing Blood Pressure

Treating obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) with either continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) or a mouth-guard-like device may help reduce blood pressure, a recent meta-analysis suggests. Investigators reviewed data from 51 studies involving a total of 4,888 patients. Most of the studies examined the use of CPAP, which uses forced air

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