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Effective Snoring & Sleep Apnea Treatments

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Summary:
There is a substantial difference in snoring and sleep apnea but,
ironically, the treatments are much the same. It is first important to
differentiate the two terms.

Snoring is nothing more than a vibration caused from fatty tissue rubbing
against the back of the throat during sleep. It is often the cause of
sleep loss, aggravation and inconvenience. Snoring alone, however, is not
as dangerous as sleep apnea, which occurs when an individual stops
breathing completely throu...


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There is a substantial difference in snoring and sleep apnea but,
ironically, the treatments are much the same. It is first important to
differentiate the two terms.

Snoring is nothing more than a vibration caused from fatty tissue rubbing
against the back of the throat during sleep. It is often the cause of
sleep loss, aggravation and inconvenience. Snoring alone, however, is not
as dangerous as sleep apnea, which occurs when an individual stops
breathing completely throughout the night. This is usually caused by a
complete airway blockage resulting from tissue in the throat relaxing and
cutting off the air supply. The sleep apnea sufferer awakens quickly due
to their loss of air, but they may not realize what has happened.
Frequent awakening, difficulty breathing or gasping for air and heavy
snoring are all common signs of sleep apnea and may require an immediate
need for effective snoring and sleep apnea treatments.

There are a variety of snoring and sleep apnea treatments, including
changing to sleeping on your side instead of your back, maintaining a
healthy diet and exercise program, ridding your home of allergens to help
you breathe easier during the night, elevating your head with an extra
pillow at night or the use of doctor recommended apnea treatment devices.
Once a patient has been diagnosed with sleep apnea, a more aggressive
series of snoring and sleep apnea treatments may be required. If left
untreated, sleep apnea can lead to heart disease, a stroke or other
serious medical condition. Many apnea sufferers use a Continuous Positive
Airway Pressure (CPAP) machine to help them receive a continual amount of
air during the night, which helps to prevent the tissues in their throat
from collapsing and blocking their airway causing them to stop breathing
completely.
During snoring and sleep apnea treatments, sleep ers need to sleep with
their mouth closed or they risk losing the effects of the CPAP treatment.
The Sleep Genie is a product that is designed to help improve sleep
quality and allow the sleeper to rest comfortably with their mouth
closed. While not intended to be used as a cure for sleep apnea, it may
help to keep the sufferers mouth closed so that they can continue to
receive the benefits of the CPAP machine. If the patient suffers from
snoring, and not sleep apnea, the Sleep Genie is beneficial in helping to
prevent snoring altogether because it is virtually impossible to snore
with your mouth closed.

This article is intended for informational purposes only. It should not
be used as, or in place of, professional medical advice. Before beginning
any treatment for snoring, please consult a doctor for a proper diagnosis
and remedy.

				
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