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Archives for: April 29th, 2011

Men and Snoring

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Fri 04/29/2011

Snoring is noisy breathing that occurs during sleep. Women may snore too, but men snore more than women: four out of every ten men snore compared to roughly three out of ten women. At any given time, around 25 per cent of people are habitual snorers. Snoring has many potential causes, including obesity, anatomical variations,…

Obesity and Sleep Apnea

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Fri 04/22/2011

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is characterized by recurrent episodes of upper airway collapse and obstruction during sleep. These episodes of obstruction are associated with recurrent oxyhemoglobin desaturations and arousals from sleep. OSA associated with excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) is commonly called obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS). Despite being a common disease, most primary care physicians…

CPAP Intolerance West Orange, New Jersey

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Fri 04/15/2011

CPAP intolerance is a common occurrence patients experience while trying to treat their obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Often patients complain the CPAP mask makes them feel claustrophobic, cause’s soreness around nose and mouth due to mask position, runny nose and even headaches. Patients, who find themselves CPAP intolerant, should be made aware of the CPAP…

Stop Snoring, Reduce Snoring – Livingston, New Jersey

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Wed 04/06/2011

Studies conclude men snore twice as much as women do and that this is partly due to the fact that women have more estrogen than men. Estrogen stimulates breathing and reduces the action of snoring. Other reasons include the lifestyle differences between sexes, men tend to: Sleep on their backs Consume larger quantities of alcohol…