Tag Archives: OSA

Living with Sleep Apena and the realities associated with it

Living with sleep apnea

Everyone wants to receive a restful night’s sleep. Humans are the only living creatures that will delay sleeping on purpose. Every other mammal on the planet sleeps when their body tells them to. However, when you have untreated obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) sometimes lack of sleep is inevitable. Below are the list of 3 realities […]

Health Risks of Untreated Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Health Risks of Untreated Sleep Apnea

Untreated OSA can cause a range of problems, from lifestyle interference to potentially life-threatening conditions. Sometimes people who have OSA don’t recognize their symptoms, simply because the symptoms have slowly worsened over months or years rather than appearing suddenly.  Low oxygen levels and sleep deprivation can lead to: High Blood Pressure Heart Attack Stroke Sexual […]

The History of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)

CPAP history

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a condition whereby the upper airway partially or completely collapses during sleep resulting in snoring and/or complete cessation of breathing. The earliest records of snoring and sleep apnea date back more than 2,000 years. In 1836, OSA was described not by a clinician but by the author Charles Dickens. In […]

Shaq Attacks Sleep Apnea

We get asked so many times, “What’s the point of actually using the therapy? I don’t like it! Isn’t it just a money grab anyway?” You may think snoring is a minor problem, but it can be a lot more than that. Just ask NBA Hall of Fame Shaquille O’Neal, whose rambunctious snoring bothered his girlfriend enough for her […]

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