https://www.whywesnore.com Wed, 04 Mar 2015 20:12:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=314 Sleep Apnea Treatment and Surgical Recoveryhttps://www.whywesnore.com/cpap-helps-surgical-patients-with-sleep-apnea/ https://www.whywesnore.com/cpap-helps-surgical-patients-with-sleep-apnea/#comments Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:58:04 +0000 https://www.whywesnore.com/?p=2022 Sleep apnea has a number of serious dangers for surgical patients. There are risks that when combined with anesthesia sleep apnea could cause patients to experience respiratory failure, pulmonary embolism, or other serious complications following surgery. Now a new study shows that, in some respects, at least, CPAP can help these patients. Speeding Recovery Researchers […]

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Sleep Apnea Increases Risk of Osteoporosishttps://www.whywesnore.com/sleep-apnea-increases-risk-of-osteoporosis/ https://www.whywesnore.com/sleep-apnea-increases-risk-of-osteoporosis/#comments Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:53:54 +0000 https://www.whywesnore.com/?p=2015 Sleep is an important restorative for all systems in our body, including, it turns out, our bones. We think of our bones as being hard, fixed tissues, but in actuality, they are dynamic, undergoing constant reconstruction, especially during sleep. Sleep apnea interferes with this process, contributing to the risk of osteoporosis, reduced bone density. The […]

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Compression Socks Can Help Sleep Apnea Treatmenthttps://www.whywesnore.com/compression-socks-can-help-sleep-apnea-treatment/ https://www.whywesnore.com/compression-socks-can-help-sleep-apnea-treatment/#comments Wed, 18 Feb 2015 15:30:12 +0000 https://www.whywesnore.com/?p=1994 It may not seem a likely solution, but apparently socks can help you control your sleep apnea. A new study suggests that for many people, wearing compression socks can reduce the severity of sleep apnea. The reduction is not enough to be a standalone treatment, but it can help, and it may be an effective […]

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Why Would a Nephrologist Recommend a Sleep Appliance?https://www.whywesnore.com/why-would-a-nephrologist-recommend-a-sleep-appliance/ https://www.whywesnore.com/why-would-a-nephrologist-recommend-a-sleep-appliance/#comments Wed, 11 Feb 2015 19:47:08 +0000 https://www.whywesnore.com/?p=1988 We were recently contacted by a patient who had been referred to us by a nephrologist. A nephrologist is a kidney specialist, so why would a kidney doctor be recommending that someone get a sleep appliance. The answer is actually simple, and the reason why many of our patients are referred to us by doctors […]

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Drowsy Driving Can Lead to Criminal Chargeshttps://www.whywesnore.com/drowsy-driving-can-lead-to-criminal-charges/ https://www.whywesnore.com/drowsy-driving-can-lead-to-criminal-charges/#comments Wed, 04 Feb 2015 17:51:33 +0000 https://www.whywesnore.com/?p=1977 Drowsy driving can be as bad as drunk driving. In fact, a person who is drowsy behind the wheel as a result of sleep apnea can have an impairment level similar to that of a drunk driver. However, only one state in the country (New Jersey) has a law specifically against drowsy driving. But that […]

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