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Memorial Satilla Health Diagnosing Sleep Apnea

Memorial Satilla Health Diagnosing Sleep Apnea

(upbeat music) Diagnosing Sleep Apnea – You have to seek medical attention, that’s number one once you recognize the symptoms. Most of my patients, the spouse or some family member notices the problem and they convince that person to come forward. Next is to have an examination by a physician. And what we usually do …

Is My Snoring Dangerous?

Is My Snoring Dangerous?

While some snoring can be normal or may just be a bothersome sound, snoring is a common sign of a more serious health condition such as obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep apnea means abnormal pauses in the breathing when somebody is sleeping. Other symptoms to look for other than loud disruptive snoring include the person being …

Understanding insomnia

Understanding insomnia

JENNIFER: 18 MILLION AMERICANS FAIL TO GET A GOOD NIGHT SLEEP. I — THE TIME CHANGE NEXT SUNDAY WILL NOT HELP A LOT OF INSOMNIACS. JOINING US IS DR. RAYA WEHBEH TO TALK ABOUT ALL KINDS OF THINGS RELATED TO SLEEP. DR. WEHBEH: THERE ARE TWO TYPES OF INSOMNIA. ONE IS CALLED PRIMARY INSOMNIA, WHEN …

Home Sleep Test Explained

Home Sleep Test Explained

Tired throughout the day? Do you snore loudly? Are you overweight? You may have a disorder called sleep apnea. People with sleep apnea stop breathing in their sleep for seconds or even minutes at a time. The airway gets obstructed, preventing oxygen from passing to the lungs. When untreated, sleep apnea can trigger a host …