Sleep Apnea in the Elderly

A sleep disorder in which you have one or more pauses in breathing or shallow breaths while you sleep. Breathing pauses can last from a few seconds to minutes.

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  • Sleep apnea is a dangerous condition that causes people to stop breathing while they sleep.

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  • A number of diseases and senior health conditions can lead to the use of oxygen therapy. Understand how to get and pay for supplemental oxygen, ensure you are using the right equipment and observe necessary safety precautions.

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  • Sleep needs change naturally throughout a person's lifetime, but which changes are normal and which ones indicate an underlying problem?

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  • People struggling with sleep apnea are often prescribed a CPAP machine to mitigate their symptoms. However, these devices do have downsides. Discover how to treat sleep apnea without a CPAP machine.

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