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 »
Category: Sleep Apnea
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 »
Is Your Snoring Really Sleep Apnea?
You’ve probably experienced lying in bed countless times listening to your partner snore. And while you may joke about it among friends, the reality is that it’s not a joke. What you’re hearing could be your loved one experiencing genuinely challenging breathing issues. As reported by Johns Hopkins Medicine, snoring is a common ailment amongst… Read More »