Submitted by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Fri 03/19/2021 - 09:00
Perpetuating false beliefs about sleep is potentially harmful, as the misinformation may stop someone with a sleep disorder from getting necessary treatment. At New Jersey Sleep Apnea Solutions, Dr. Ivan Stein feels strongly about educating patients about healthy sleep behaviors and addressing rumors about unhealthy ones. Here, Dr. Stein sets the record straight on some…
Submitted by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Wed 02/17/2021 - 09:00
COVID-19 has caused uncharted disruption to everyone’s lives, including those with obstructive sleep apnea. If you have sleep apnea, you probably have questions about how the virus affects your health and medical care. Dr. Ivan Stein of New Jersey Sleep Apnea Solutions is here to be a resource for you and help you stay healthy…
Submitted by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Mon 01/18/2021 - 09:00
The use of a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine is considered by sleep specialists as the gold standard of obstructive sleep apnea treatment. But CPAP machines have been widely criticized by users for being uncomfortable and disruptive to sleep. Many users discover that despite their best efforts, they simply cannot tolerate CPAP machines. This…
Submitted by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Sat 12/19/2020 - 09:00
Sleep and mental health are closely intertwined. When we don’t get enough sleep, our mood and outlook can be affected; and when we are coping with mental health issues, it is often more difficult to fall asleep and stay asleep. In the case of stress and obstructive sleep apnea, experts believe there is a connection….
Submitted by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Thu 11/19/2020 - 09:00
Sleep apnea is what some doctors describe as a “silent” disease, meaning it is not obvious when looking at you that you are coping with a debilitating medical disorder. You could have sleep apnea and not be aware of it — perhaps you experience vague or mysterious symptoms but don’t connect them to a sleep…
Submitted by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Tue 10/20/2020 - 09:00
If you suspect you may be suffering from a sleep disorder, your first instinct is probably to make an appointment with your primary care physician or a sleep doctor to talk about your symptoms. This discussion is a great starting point, but a normal office visit is not enough to definitively diagnose a sleep disorder….
Submitted by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Sun 09/20/2020 - 09:00
If you currently use a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine for obstructive sleep apnea, the thought of oral appliance therapy may be highly appealing. Instead of wearing the bulky mask over your nose and mouth at night, you can manage sleep apnea with the help of a custom-fitted oral appliance that is no bigger…
Submitted by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Fri 08/21/2020 - 09:00
Obstructive sleep apnea affects people from all backgrounds and walks of life. However, Dr. Ivan Stein of New Jersey Sleep Apnea Solutions has identified certain factors and behaviors that raise the risk of developing sleep apnea and other sleep disorders.
Submitted by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Thu 06/18/2020 - 09:00
Could something as simple as a blanket help the 50 to 70 million adults who are suffering to get a good night’s rest? The masterminds behind weighted blankets think so. Weighted blankets look like normal blankets, but are filled with glass or plastic beads that add anywhere from 5 to 30 pounds to the heaviness…
Submitted by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Tue 05/19/2020 - 09:00
Sleep apnea causes sufferers to stop breathing frequently during the night. Although the condition has a deleterious effect on various parts of the body, the heart is especially vulnerable. West Orange sleep specialist Dr. Ivan Stein discusses the effects of sleep apnea on this most vital organ.