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Sleep Apnea and Snoring

Is Snoring a Problem? Alcohol May be the Culprit

If your spouse or partner has been complaining about your snoring, or your roommate is searching for another apartment because good sleep is just not happening, it may be time for you to act. A number of different things cause people to snore, and most of them are directly related to health and lifestyle. Snoring can only be prevented [...]

Do You Wake Up Gasping for Air

Here’s the scenario — in the dead of night you wake up terrified, feeling as if you can’t catch your breath. Maybe you start coughing or maybe you jump out of bed, scaring your partner. After a few minutes, your heart rate slows and things begin to feel normal. What happened? If you or your partner has gone through [...]

Heat Waves Affect Sleep Apnea

There’s nothing quite like a heat wave hitting Wilmington, NC. The heat coupled with humidity can make going outside feel dreadful. Not only can the heat feel unbearable outside, but also inside. If you’re trying to save on electricity and don’t want to crank your AC at night, sleeping when it’s too hot out can impact your sleep, especially [...]

Stop Snoring, Sleep Better, and Thrive!

The results are in: sleep is the most important thing you can do for you health. Getting a good night’s rest can help you to focus better during the day, feel happier, and be more motivated. And not getting enough sleep increases your risk of heart disease, weight gain, and diabetes. So it seems pretty simple, right? You need to [...]

How Sounds Could Help Diagnose Sleep Apnea

Has your partner complained about your frequent snoring? Do you frequently experience daytime sleepiness? Are you susceptible to morning headaches? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, chances are you have , a sleep disorder that is characterized by frequent pauses during the breathing cycle during sleep, which can disrupt normal sleep, and can dramatically lower [...]