what to expect during a sleep study

What To Expect During A Sleep Study

Many patients wonder if they would benefit from better sleep but aren’t sure where to begin.If you find yourself sleepy throughout the day or struggle to feel fully rested you might benefit from a sleep study. What Do Sleep Studies Measure? Tracking your sleep can reveal various health issues such as sleep apnea, restless leg…

cpap machine basics

How Do CPAP Machines Work?

A continuous positive airway pressure (or CPAP) machine is used to treat people with sleep apnea disorder. CPAP is often used to treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea which can cause interruptions in your breathing. This happens when your airways briefly collapse, or something temporarily blocks them. When patients use a CPAP machine, a steady flow of pressurized air flows into their nose and mouth as they sleep. This keeps your airways open and allows you to breathe without trouble.