Sleep Apnea Is A Craniofacial Problem

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As a resident during otolaryngology training, I rotated in the medical center’s craniofacial clinic, seeing various disorders that lead to underdeveloped or malformed facial or skull structures. These syndromic children clearly had severely asymmetric faces or underformed jaws. In many cases they had breathing problems requiring surgery. One of the more common conditions you’ll see […]

Central Sleep Apnea—A Simple Explanation

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In sleep disorders, obstructive sleep apnea is the most common condition that’s seen, but a significant number of people with obstructive sleep apnea will also have central sleep apnea. Central sleep apnea is thought to be a condition that’s associated with a number of different neurologic problems, as well as heart or kidney failure. During […]

Tips for Traveling with Your CPAP Machine

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One of the most common excuses for not wanting to use CPAP is that “I travel a lot.” Even after I explain that many people travel just fine with their CPAP machines, some people are stll reluctant. With advances in technology and increased awareness by the lay public, government officials and medical professionals about the […]

10 Tips For CPAP Success

Learn the Insider Secrets of Highly Successful CPAP Users… Get your FREE access to the audio replay and mp3 download of this interview with Aurelio Henriquez who has extensive experience helping patients with sleep apnea succeed in using their CPAP machine. Since 2002, Aurelio has helped hundreds of CPAP users overcome their struggles while he […]