CategorySleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea: Symptoms, Treatments, Tests, Causes, and Cures


Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder which causes breathing to completely stop and then restart. There are two main types of sleep apnea; obstructive and central. Some individuals may have a combination of the two which is called complex sleep apnea. Symptoms The symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea and central sleep apnea are similar which can make it difficult to determine the root cause of the...

Wearing Support Stockings to Treat Snoring and Sleep Apnea


Snoring doesn’t tend to bother the person doing it, just the person who shares a bed with them or, in the case of really loud snoring, the person who shares adjoining walls with them. But snoring can often be a sign of a much more serious condition, sleep apnea. That condition – in which up to 30 times an hour your breath stops during sleep – affects millions, and can adversely affect their...

The Dangers of Sleep Apnea


Do you stop breathing during your sleep? More important, if you do, how would you know? Sleep apnea is a condition that afflicts millions, and can have serious effects on their health. The term means “without breath during sleep,” and what this means is that periodically, up to 30 times an hour, you experience a short stoppage of breath. This corrects itself quickly, usually within...

Juliette Siegfried, MPH

Juliette Siegfried, MPH

Juliette Siegfried, MPH, has been involved in health communications since 1991. Shortly after obtaining her Master of Public Health degree, she began her career at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Juliette now lives in Europe, where she launched ServingMed(.)com, a small medical writing and editing business for health professionals all over the world.

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