CPAP Can Make Sleeping Problems Worse

Although CPAP is supposed to help you get better sleep by treating your sleep apnea, it doesn’t always work. In fact, many people, especially those with mild sleep apnea, often experience significantly worse sleep after they start using CPAP.

Why CPAP Can Make Sleeping Worse

Although CPAP can be a very effective treatment


New York Expands Sleep Apnea Screening for Railway Employees

After the success of its initial sleep apnea screening program, the Metro Transit Authority (MTA) of New York has announced it will expand the screening program to include all railway drivers. This is before screening rules for all commercial drivers will likely go into effect following the public commentary period.

Recommendations Following a Deadly Accident

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By |April 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|

The Uvula Can Make Snoring Worse, but What Is It Really for?

Close up of the uvulaThe uvula is the dangling structure at the back of your soft palate. It's very visible if you open your mouth and look back into your throat.

The uvula is often blamed for snoring. As part of the soft palate, it can dangle into


By |December 31st, 2014|Uncategorized|

Metro North Railroad Approves Sleep Apnea Screening Program

Subway Train in New York at SunsetMetro North Railroad, the company responsible for a fatal train derailment blamed on sleep apnea, has announced that it will start a pilot program for screening its engineers for the condition.

All Engineers to Be Screened

The new sleep apnea screening


By |December 30th, 2014|Uncategorized|
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