Apnea

How to sleep better at night

Many of us lie awake at night wondering when sleep will come. Others fall asleep quickly only to awaken in the wee hours. Whatever the scenario, most adults have experienced difficulty getting a full, restful night’s sleep. Insufficient sleep is linked to chronic diseases and conditions, such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease,¬†obesity¬†and depression. Alternatively, sufficient sleep

Treating sleep apnea with self-help measures

Posted on August 27, 2012 by in Apnea, Sleep, Smoking

After your doctor diagnoses sleep apnea, the next step is treating it. The first and usually most important way to treat it is to try the following self-help options, especially if you have mild sleep apnea. These may help you avoid nocturnal breathing devices. However, if your sleep apnea is moderate to severe, additional measures