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CPAP, Sleep Apnea, Sleeping Position -

According to the American Sleep Apnea Association, an estimated 22 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder occurring when a person’s breathing is interrupted when they sleep. As you can imagine, this has a significant impact on your health! When sleep apnea is left untreated, there can be serious consequences such as stroke, heart attack, diabetes, headaches, depression, fatigue and high blood pressure. There are two types of sleep apnea, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and central sleep apnea. OSA is caused when the airway is blocked, typically by soft tissue collapsing during sleep. This...

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Sleeping Position -

Did you know your sleeping position says a lot about you?  Your sleep position can tell how well you sleep, whether you or not you snore, and if you will wake up in pain.   Everyone sleeps differently, and some people rotate through multiple different positions in the night.   There isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to sleep positions, but some positions can have negative effects. Luckily, the negative effects of certain positions can be avoided by using a high-quality pillow or mattress to support your head and neck. When you sleep, you are putting pressure and weight on certain...

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