Sleep Apnea

Neglected by Doctors, Some CPAP Users Hack Their Machines

Sleep apnea is not an easy condition to diagnose and treat. If it were, we wouldn’t have an epidemic of undiagnosed and untreated sleep apnea in this country. Unfortunately, the challenge of treating sleep apnea can be made even harder by the indifference or ignorance of doctors. Many people with clear symptoms [...]

What’s Waking You Up at Night?

Getting a full night’s sleep is critical to being alert and productive during the day. But for many of us, staying asleep can be hard. You might find yourself waking up many times during the night. You might think that this is related to many different causes, but underlying all these causes could be [link [...]

All Seniors Should Be Tested for Sleep Apnea, but 90% Aren’t–Study

Sleep apnea is a potentially deadly condition. Fortunately, it’s treatable. However, we can’t treat sleep apnea if we don’t know that a person has it. And that’s the big challenge of the condition, getting good screening and diagnosis of the condition. A new study suggests that the risk of [...]

Is Inspire’s IPO a Good Investment?

We know that there are many people with sleep apnea in the US, and that as more attention is given to the condition, more of the undiagnosed individuals learn they have it. In fact, insurance companies have seen a 900% increase in sleep apnea claims from 2014 to 2017. Medical device maker [...]

4 Clues That Show Your Snoring Is Serious

We all know that snoring can be a nuisance to your spouse, roommates, children, or whomever has to share a room with you at night. But it’s also becoming increasingly clear that snoring can actually be a serious health risk. So how do you know the difference? How can you tell whether your snoring means [...]