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Improve Your Sleep Quality With Airlift Hyoid Suspension

Approximately 18 million Americans struggle with sleep apnea, a condition that can cause significant health issues for them and their sleeping partners. Previously, the only available solutions for this issue involved cumbersome, uncomfortable CPAP masks and machines. Fortunately, Dr. Paul Schalch Lepe offers an option called airlift hyoid suspension – a straightforward and highly effective… Read More »

The Common Causes of Snoring

Snoring is the deep, vibrating sound caused as air travels past loose muscle and soft tissues in the throat. In some instances, snoring is mild, but it can be alarming for others, especially their partners. Roughly half of the U.S. population occasionally snores, with about a quarter being habitual snorers. Snoring can also indicate more… Read More »

Five Signs That You Need Deviated Septum Surgery

An incredible 80% of the population has some degree of septal deviation. However, for many of these cases, the conditions are non-symptomatic and don’t require any treatment. In other moderate or more severe cases of septal deviation, patients generally experience nasal obstruction, which can cause other harmful symptoms. In this article, Dr. Schalch Lepe examines… Read More »

Treatment Options for Adults Who Snore

One in four U.S. adults snores regularly, and 45% are occasional snorers. While snoring can range from mildly startling to frustratingly disturbing, it can have adverse health effects – both for the sleeper and any partner trying to get a good night’s rest next to them (also known as “second hand snoring”).. Fortunately, modern medicine… Read More »

The Three Types of Sleep Apnea, Explained

Sleep apnea is a condition that causes people to stop breathing multiple times per night. An estimated 50 to 70 million Americans struggle with this issue, making it a highly prevalent health concern affecting around 12% of the population. There are three types of sleep apnea, each with different causes and requiring separate treatments. In… Read More »

Obstructive Sleep Apnea: What Are the Signs?

Affecting between 24% of men and 9% of women, obstructive sleep apnea can be a potentially life-threatening condition. One of the most alarming statistics is that over 80% of people living with the condition are undiagnosed, posing a genuine health risk to many. In this article, Dr. Paul Schalch Lepe first discusses the most common… Read More »

How to Prep Yourself for Allergy Season

For the ~50 million Americans who experience some form of allergy, allergy season, or mid-late spring, is a daunting time of year. With pollen, dust, and irritant concentrations at their annual peaks during this time, people with conditions such as chronic sinusitis and chronic rhinitis know all too well what this time of year means:… Read More »