Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Is It Snoring or Sleep Apnea?

About 80 million people in North America snore. Approximately 12 million Americans have sleep apnea. So what’s the difference, and why does it matter? Snoring is not necessarily sleep apnea. caused by the vibration of the soft palate and uvula, occurring when the airway becomes obstructed during sleep. Several things can obstruct the airway and […]

Summertime Snooze

What Does Obstructive Sleep Apnea Look Like? A daytime nap on a long, summer day is a beautiful thing. However, too many naps can be a red flag. Why? Well, daytime sleepiness can be a sign of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a serious condition that can lead to heart and other health problems. While there […]