Spontaneous Arousals And Sleep Apnea

You just got your brand new CPAP machine for your newly diagnosed severe sleep apnea diagnosis. You use it religiously for one month every night, but you don’t feel any better. If anything, you may feel worse. You take your CPAP data card to your sleep doctor that tells you that your numbers are perfect: […]

Reflux And Spontaneous Arousals In Mild Sleep Apnea

Gastro-esophageal reflux and laryngopharyngeal reflux disease are commonly seen in patients with obstructive sleep apnea. Many of you will have the typical throat clearing, post-nasal drip, chronic cough or hoarseness that's seen with laryngopharyngeal reflux disease. Sleep apnea causes your normal stomach juices to leak up into the throat, which not only causes you to […]