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Snoring Sleep Apnea, Snoring Camrose MA

What Causes Snoring?

What causes snoring is a question that can be answered multiple ways. From an anatomical standpoint, snoring is caused by a partially closed upper airway (the nose and throat). Everyone’s neck muscles relax during sleep, but sometimes they relax so much that the upper airway partly closes and becomes too narrow for enough air to travel through to the lungs. When this happens, it means that a person isn’t taking in en
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5 Ways to Sleep, Tips for a better Sleep, Camrose AM

5 Tips on how to get a good night’s sleep

How to get a good night’s sleep Getting a good night’s sleep requires more than just going to bed on time. Try following these five sleep tips to give yourself the best chance of getting consistent, quality sleep each night. And if you feel like you’re doing everything you can to get a good night’s sleep but no longer have the energy to do the things you love, there might be more to the story. Sleep apnea affec
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Good Nightes Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Camrose AB, Edomonton AB

What is Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea is a serious breathing problem that interrupts your sleep. Obstructive sleep apnea (also called OSA or obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome) means you have short pauses in your breathing when you sleep. These breathing pauses – called apneas or apnea events – last for 10 to 30 seconds, maybe longer. People with obstructive sleep apnea can stop breathing dozens or hundreds of times each ni
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Sleep Apnea Treatment, Sleep Apnea Camrose AB

Sleep Apnea Treatment

Often, the best treatment for obstructive sleep apnea is continuous positive airway pressure (C.P.A.P.).  It’s the only effective treatment for severe sleep apnea. If you have mild or moderate sleep apnea, your doctor may recommend one of these alternate treatments instead of CPAP: Making lifestyle changes: losing weight, avoiding alcohol and sedatives Dental appliances Surgery, including tonsillectomy and UPPP
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Sleep Apnea Treatment, CPAP, BPAP Camrose AB

What is C.P.A.P.

How does CPAP work? The CPAP machine delivers a constant flow of air through tubing and a mask and into your airway. The CPAP machine creates enough pressure in your airway to hold the tissue open, so your airway doesn’t collapse. The soft, steady jet of air from the CPAP machine creates enough pressure to keep the airway open. Your sleep specialist will prescribe a particular CPAP pressure for you, based on ho
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