https://www.whywesnore.com Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:15:32 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 Should We Define “Gestational Sleep Apnea”? https://www.whywesnore.com/should-we-define-gestational-sleep-apnea/ https://www.whywesnore.com/should-we-define-gestational-sleep-apnea/#comments Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:13:35 +0000 https://www.whywesnore.com/?p=2694 Although is more commonly considered a man’s problem, there are two times in their lives when women are at very elevated risk for sleep apnea. One of them is , when women’s risk of sleep apnea approaches and may even exceed a man’s of the same age. But the other time women are at an […]

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The Challenges of International Travel with CPAP https://www.whywesnore.com/the-challenges-of-international-travel-with-cpap/ https://www.whywesnore.com/the-challenges-of-international-travel-with-cpap/#comments Wed, 10 Aug 2016 20:00:57 +0000 https://www.whywesnore.com/?p=2688 One of the complaints people have about their is how inconvenient they are for travel. If you are considering international travel with your CPAP machine, here are some of the issues to be aware of. Getting It on the Plane: TSA Recommendations The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recommends against putting your CPAP machine in checked […]

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Recorded Snoring Can Be Used to Predict Sleep Apnea https://www.whywesnore.com/recorded-snoring-can-be-used-to-predict-sleep-apnea/ https://www.whywesnore.com/recorded-snoring-can-be-used-to-predict-sleep-apnea/#comments Mon, 25 Jul 2016 20:03:12 +0000 https://www.whywesnore.com/?p=2681 We all know that is a warning sign for dangerous , and that people who snore should consider talking to their doctor or a sleep dentist about sleep apnea. But what is the point at which snoring really becomes a concern, and when should people see their snoring as a strong indicator that they likely […]

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Should You Get Screened for Sleep Apnea if You Don’t Have Symptoms? https://www.whywesnore.com/should-you-get-screened-for-sleep-apnea-if-you-dont-have-symptoms/ https://www.whywesnore.com/should-you-get-screened-for-sleep-apnea-if-you-dont-have-symptoms/#comments Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:52:06 +0000 https://www.whywesnore.com/?p=2656 With the ongoing , we are trying to decide who should be screened for the condition. We know for sure that people who are overweight, have large neck circumference, and a backward slanted jaw should be tested for if they show symptoms like daytime sleepiness, have high blood pressure, wake with headaches, or others. But […]

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CPAP Can Make Sleeping Problems Worse https://www.whywesnore.com/cpap-can-make-sleeping-problems-worse/ https://www.whywesnore.com/cpap-can-make-sleeping-problems-worse/#comments Wed, 15 Jun 2016 16:32:57 +0000 https://www.whywesnore.com/?p=2648 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 for sleep […]

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