CPAP Alternatives

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 […]

Sleep Apnea Treatment Helps Control Epileptic Seizures

Sleep is critical to healthy brain function. If you aren’t getting good sleep, your brain will suffer a number of different types of dysfunction. We’ve often pointed to the risk of cognitive decline associated with sleep apnea, but one area that doesn’t receive enough attention is epilepsy. Sleep apnea […]

4 Keys to Success with Oral Appliance Therapy for Sleep Apnea

Because sleep apnea is a serious medical condition, it has to be treated. But not all treatments for sleep apnea are effective. Although CPAP represents a nearly perfect cure for sleep apnea if it’s used, many people simply don’t use it. And that makes it a bad treatment for many people.

Oral appliances […]

Sleep Apnea Causes Major Disruptions in Body’s Metabolism

Sleep apnea can cause global disruptions in your body’s normal functioning. After all, breathing is about as basic a function as we have–everything depends on getting enough air to the body and brain. So it makes sense that when that’s not happening, everything could be disrupted.

But now a new study which involved real-time measurements of […]

Does Blue Cross Blue Shield Cover Sleep Apnea Treatment?

Insurance papers

Yes. BlueCross BlueShield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) like most insurers recognizes that sleep apnea is a serious medical condition. If left untreated, the cost of related health conditions related to sleep apnea is much greater than the cost of treating sleep apnea. So BCBSNE covers the diagnosis […]

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