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.
Sleep Apnea Articles
Treating Sleep Apnea Without a CPAP Machine
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.13 Comments
What is Sleep Apnea?
Sleep apnea is a dangerous condition that causes people to stop breathing while they sleep.0 Comments
How to Pick the Right CPAP Machine for Sleep Apnea
A continuous positive airway pressure, or CPAP machine is a common treatment for sleep apnea.16 Comments
Obstructive Sleep Apnea: When Snoring Becomes a Serious Health Concern
Snoring is annoying, but it can also indicate a dangerous underlying problem: obstructive sleep apnea. More common among older adults, sleep apnea is associated with serious health risks like chronic fatigue, heart disease, diabetes and stroke.0 Comments
Sleep Apnea Questions
My mom is 84 and her new heart doctor is wanting her to take a sleep study and possibly start using CPAP machine?44 Answers
I'm looking to buy a CPAP cleaning machine for my mom. Does anyone have suggestions?5 Answers
My 96 yr old mom has severe dementia. Also sleep apnea, which leads to poor sleep. Should I investigate an apnea machine?6 Answers
My Mom is on BIPAP and doesn't seem to be helping. Any suggestions?3 Answers