Snoring: What’s Normal and What’s Not

Dr. Dan JensenHeart Health, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Overall Health, Research, Snoring

Snoring: What's Normal and What's Not

Do you snore? Everyone snores from time to time, and if your snore infrequently it’s nothing to worry about. However, it’s estimated that around half of American adults snore regularly. This can disrupt your sleep, lead to daytime drowsiness, and make it difficult to focus on tasks. Snoring also affects your loved ones, and your partner will probably complain that … Read More

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Smoking

Dr. Dan JensenLifestyle, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Overall Health

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Smoking

Everyone knows smoking is bad for your health, and if you’re a smoker you’ve probably thought about quitting. Smoking increases your risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke, and lung cancer. Did you know that smoking has also been linked to obstructive sleep apnea? If you’re a smoker, be it cigarettes, cigars, or pipes, you might be impacting your sleep. If you’re … Read More

Obstructive Sleep Apnea is More Serious Than People Realize

Dr. Dan JensenFamily & Relationships, News, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Overall Health, Sleep Apnea

Obstructive Sleep Apnea is More Serious Than People Realize

Have you been struggling to sleep at night, wake up repeatedly, or feel fatigued when you wake up in the morning? If you have sleep apnea, it is important to recognize the seriousness of this sleeping disorder is. Don’t fall into the trap of thinking it’s not a big deal, or convince yourself you can function without a proper night’s … Read More

Things that Worsen Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Dr. Dan JensenNews, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Research, Sleep Apnea

Things that Worsen Obstructive Sleep Apnea

If you have been struggling to get a good night’s sleep, wake up many times throughout the night, or wake up feeling tired and groggy, you might be struggling with obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is more common that you might think, affecting more than 18 million adults in America, many of whom never receive a diagnosis or seek treatment. … 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