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Category: Sleep Apnea

How Snoring Can Affect Your Marriage

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Thu 06/23/2022
Snoring Treatment, New Jersey

Obstructive sleep apnea, the most common type of sleep apnea, is a result of the throat muscles relaxing to the point of limiting air passage during sleep. One classic symptom of obstructive sleep apnea is snoring (sometimes very loudly). Because the airway is partially blocked, incoming air audibly rattles the upper airway tissues as it…

Is Sleep Apnea Hereditary?

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Fri 03/25/2022
Sleep Apnea West Orange, NJ

Patients at New Jersey Sleep Apnea Solutions who are parents often worry whether they can pass sleep apnea on to their children. This concern is understandable: though modern treatments make sleep apnea manageable for most, parents want their children to be as healthy and rested as possible. In this blog, Dr. Ivan Stein and Dr….

The Link Between Sleep Apnea and Diabetes

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Wed 02/23/2022
Diabetes Treatment West Orange, NJ

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition in which the body has difficulty regulating glucose and excess sugar circulates in the bloodstream. It happens because the pancreas is unable to produce sufficient insulin, and cells become resistant to insulin. At first glance, this disorder may seem far out of the scope for New Jersey Sleep…

How to Explain Sleep Apnea to Your Child

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Mon 01/24/2022
apnea treatment West Orange, NJ

Like any health condition, sleep apnea can be a difficult concept for children to comprehend. Dr. Ivan Stein and Dr. Allan Stein of New Jersey Sleep Apnea Solutions have devoted their careers to helping patients and their families to understand and manage this common but serious sleep disorder. To communicate more effectively with children about…

Alcohol and Sleep Apnea: What to Know

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Thu 11/25/2021
Sleep apnea treatment in New Jersey

Let’s put to rest the myth that drinking alcohol can help people fall asleep. Alcohol is a depressant, and while it induces drowsiness, the sleep is usually short-term and of poor quality. Using alcohol to help fall asleep also causes fatigue the following day. For those with sleep apnea, drinking alcohol before going to bed…

Does Smoking Cause or Worsen Sleep Apnea?

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Fri 08/27/2021
Sleep apnea treatment in New Jersey

Everyone knows that smoking is bad for your health. But have you ever wondered if smoking causes or worsens sleep apnea? At New Jersey Sleep Apnea Solutions, Dr. Ivan Stein and Dr. Allen Stein feel strongly about educating patients about what can impact sleep apnea. Here, the doctors discuss how smoking impacts sleep apnea. The…

How to Take Care of Your Sleep Apnea Oral Appliance

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Wed 07/28/2021
Sleep apnea oral appliance in New Jersey

If you have a sleep apnea oral appliance, you are probably wondering how you should take care of the appliance. Drs. Ivan and Allen Stein of New Jersey Sleep Apnea Solutions are your resources for sleep apnea oral appliance care. Read on as they share care and cleaning tips to keep your oral appliance in…

Sleep Apnea and COVID-19

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Wed 02/17/2021
Sleep apnea treatment in New Jersey

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…

CPAP Intolerance: What To Know

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Mon 01/18/2021
CPAP Sleep Apnea Treatment in New Jersey

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…

Does Stress Aggravate Sleep Apnea?

Written by New Jersey Snoring Solutions on Sat 12/19/2020
Sleep Apnea Treatment in New Jersey

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….