Understanding the CPAP Machine

Dr. Dan JensenCPAP Machine, Research

Understanding the CPAP Machine

If you’ve gotten a review by a doctor and its has been determined you have obstructive sleep apnea, the treatment to help you achieve quality sleep and improve your life by alleviating the issues associated with sleep apnea likely involves the use of a CPAP machine. Remember, at Sound Sleep Medical we are committed to your health – sleeping and … Read More

The Impact of Obstructive Sleep Apnea on Your Waking Hours

Dr. Dan JensenCircadian Rhythm, Signs & Symptoms, Sleep Apnea

The Impact of Obstructive Sleep Apnea on Your Waking Hours

Do you suffer from sleep apnea? Have you woken up in the middle of the night feeling like you can’t breathe? Maybe your partner has told your breathing stops and starts a few times during the night. If you have obstructive sleep apnea, you know it has a big affect on your sleep, but it’s time to talk about the … Read More

What to Expect from a Sleep Study

Dr. Dan JensenSleep Study

What to Expect from a Sleep Study

Sometimes a diagnosis for a sleeping disorder is best made from observing a person while they are sleeping. If this is the case for your medical care, your doctor may recommend you do a sleep study – also called polysomnography- to better understand if sleeping issues are present and what the best course of treatment should be. If you have … Read More

What are the Long-Term Effects of Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

Dr. Dan JensenNews, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Overall Health, Sleep Apnea

What are the Long-Term Effects of Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

Obstructive sleep apnea is the most common type of sleep apnea, and it could be potentially dangerous if untreated. Obstructive sleep apnea happens when your throat muscles relax and thus block your airway while you are sleeping. As a result, your breathing will sound like it is starting and stopping while you sleep. Snoring is an identifying sign of obstructive … Read More

What are the Signs of Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

Dr. Dan JensenSigns & Symptoms, Sleep Apnea

What are the Signs of Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

Sleep is one of the most important things we can do to ensure our overall health and well-being. According to the National Sleep Foundation, “When we sleep well, we wake up feeling refreshed and alert for our daily activities. Sleep affects how we look, feel, and perform on a daily basis, and can have a major impact on our overall … Read More