Sleep Apnea in the Elderly 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.

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  • What is Sleep Apnea?

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

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  • 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.

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  • Snoring Isn't Just Annoying - It Can Be Deadly

    Snoring can be an indication of a bigger problem: sleep apnea, which is a condition in which a person stops breathing during sleep.

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  • Oxygen Therapy 101

    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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  • Do People Need Less Sleep As They Age?

    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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  • Sleep Apnea Linked To Memory Loss In Elderly Women

    Older women who suffer from sleep apnea are more than twice as likely to develop dementia as those who don't.

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  • Strategies for Overcoming MS-Related Sleep Disorders

    A good night’s sleep can be elusive for those with multiple sclerosis. Try these solutions for reducing trips to the bathroom at night, relieving spasticity and achieving the perfect bedroom temperature for quality rest.

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