Now an alternative form of C.P.A.P. is gaining popularity: a patch that fits over the nostrils. Called Provent, the patch holds two small plugs, one for each nostril, that create just enough air pressure to keep the airways open at night. It is far less intrusive than the traditional C.P.A.P. machine. It is also more expensive, and it doesn’t work for every patient.
The Snoozle slide sheet is a great option for better sleep if you're in pain. Sleep apnea is a potentially serious disorder which can lead to heart failure, stroke and metabolic disorders. Find here risk factors and how to know if you have sleep apnea.
A helpful accessory to the sleep apnea machine, the Natural Pedic wedge pillow alleviates mild heartburn, acid reflux, and other medical issues. It also aids in the process of digestion by correctly positioning the torso.
Is the stress of managing your diabetes triggering sleep apnea? Check out these symptoms in the picture, then click on the link to read an article about sleep apnea in diabetics causing carbohydrate cravings. There are so many psychological and social stressors that can cause sleep apnea, which now has been shown to lead to even more issues for diabetics.
A recent study at UCLA uncovered the first evidence that proves the dangers of obstructive #sleepapnea on the brain. Obstructive sleep apnea is causing #brain damage by breaking down the blood-brain barrier #healthnews