CPAP Alternatives

Safety Risks of Buying a Used CPAP Machine

If you’ve been diagnosed with sleep apnea and prescribed CPAP, you might look at the cost of a new machine and baulk. They can get expensive, especially once you start looking at all the customization that might be necessary to give your CPAP a fair trial. So you might decide […]

Sleep Apnea after Stroke Is Associated with Stroke Recurrence

We’ve said it before: it’s not too late to get your sleep apnea treated after you’ve had a stroke. In fact, new research suggests that the stakes may be even higher after your first stroke.

That’s because new research suggests that sleep apnea can significantly […]

Snake-Like Robot May Reduce Complications in Sleep Apnea Surgery

Surgery is typically considered a last-line treatment for sleep apnea. There are many reasons why it’s good to put surgery off. It’s an expensive treatment with a relatively low success rate. And even if it is initially successful, the results may decrease over time, so […]

If Your Insomnia Drugs Are Failing, You Probably Have Sleep Apnea

It’s common in this country to look to drugs to treat our problems. This is as much a failing among patients as doctors, although it’s often put on doctors, who, as the educated professional in the area, should know better. Ideally, all parties should agree that when drugs aren’t working, a different treatment should be […]

Oral Appliances as Good as CPAP for Sleep Apnea According to New Review

Oral appliances as good as CPAPWe know that although CPAP is a more effective sleep apnea treatment, oral appliances are just as successful at helping people improve their symptoms. Now a new meta-analysis has reinforced this conclusion. Although CPAP […]

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