Sleep Apnea

Gestational Sleep Apnea Reduces Childhood Reading Ability

Although men are, overall, more likely to suffer from snoring and sleep apnea, we know that there are some times when women have an elevated risk of sleep apnea. One of these includes pregnancy. Sleep apnea during pregnancy, sometimes described as gestational sleep apnea, has been […]

How Sleep Apnea Treatment Can Help You Enjoy Your Hobbies More

Sleep apnea is a condition that isn’t just fatal. Before you die, sleep apnea can steal your ability to live life to its fullest and enjoy the things you have. We’ve talked before about how sleep apnea could be sapping your productivity at work, but what it does to your […]

NTSB Announces Special Investigation for Sleep Apnea-Related Train Crashes

Shortly after the DOT announced that it would drop sleep apnea rules related to truckers and train engineers, the NTSB announced a special investigation into two train crashes it says are sleep apnea related.

These investigations, which the NTSB believes will have significant overlap, should be completed by the date of the scheduled hearing on February […]

Beauty Sleep Is More Than a Cliche: Sleep Apnea Can Impact Your Skin

Sleep is an essential part of your daily routine. It’s vital for your health and beauty. When you’re not able to get the sleep you need, your appearance will suffer, whether you’re losing sleep to stress or to sleep apnea.

If you’re not getting enough sleep, it can dry your skin, accelerate the aging process, and […]

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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