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
Any advice about taking my mom to a geriatric specialist to get evaluated for memory problems? How do I share information with the doctor?29 Answers
My husband is mid-stage Alzheimers and needs a nebulizer. He's resentful and angry having to use this as well as a CPAP. Any suggestions?2 Answers
What could be the cause of my dad's fatigue and sleeping too much?3 Answers
How do I get my co-dependent mom (83) to put my narcissistic father (83) in a nursing home?3 Answers