Driver sleeping soundly

Snoring, while annoying for others in the household, is a fairly harmless habit.  Sleep apnea, on the other hand, is a dangerous condition that may lead to very serious health risks.

If left untreated, sleep apnea can cause heart disease, high blood pressure and stroke.  That’s why it’s so important to seek medical advice if  you, or someone you know, suffers with sleep apnea. Consider the available treatments before real damage occurs. Read more . . .

Pilot sleeping in the airplane

If you spend sleepless nights due to snoring, it’s time to make a little noise.  Whether you snore, or share close quarters with someone who does, you should know that there are surgical methods that can stop the problem.  When other stop-snoring remedies have failed, ask your doctor about surgical options.

Several different surgical methods are available to control or eliminate snoring. Here are some details on the most common procedures:

* UPPP or Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty:  This procedure expands the airway, often ending the snoring.  It’s an Read more . . .

Husband, wife, company brochure on snoring

Snoring is more than an annoying habit.  It can be a symptom of sleep apnea.  This condition takes simple snoring to a new and often dangerous level.

Sleep apnea is a disorder that can bear a terrible toll on health and overall quality of life.  This degenerative condition can strike at any age.  Left untreated, sleep apnea can grow more serious over time.  If you are at risk of suffering from sleep apnea, there are some steps that you can take now to reduce your chances of developing the condition in the future. Read more . . .

Man snoring, wife awake

No matter how much you care about your partner, if the love of your life is a snorer you need to take action.  Protect yourself from sleep deficit and the associated effects this has on your body, mind and spirit.

The problem with sleep deficit is that it takes a long time to correct and restore. This is like the worst kind of bank overdraft — the interest charged is nearly impossible to repay.

Trying in vain to sleep when your partner is snoring can lead to insomnia. This condition seems to affect more women than men.  Insomnia Read more . . .

Nine months pregnant

All sorts of people usually snore for all sorts of reasons. Snoring can be caused by airway obstructions, weight, muscle tone,  and a host of other medical conditions. Men, women and children are all susceptible to snoring.

However, when snoring occurs during pregnancy, there may be a cause for concern. Snoring during pregnancy is sometimes a result of a condition called ‘hypertension’. This potentially devastating circumstance can affect the health and even pose a risk of death for both mother and child. Hypertension can also trigger developmental delays in the unborn child. Read more . . .