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The New Antidepressant on The Block Proves to Help With Sleep Disorders

Solriamfetol was initially developed as an antidepressant, but after patients saw an increase in wakefulness they thought, wait a second, would this help with sleep disorders such as narcolepsy? And they were right.

THC chemical formula.

Is This Form of THC a Game-Changer for Sleep Apnea?

A recent study on treatment involves a rather controversial medicinal agent: Dronabinol.

Man sleeping wearing CPAP mask for sleep apnea.

Overcoming CPAP Compliance Issues

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) often requires treatment with a CPAP. Learn about ways to make CPAP masks more comfortable and easier to use.

Man with sleep apnea wearing using a CPAP machine while he sleeps.

How to Cope With CPAP Machine Frustration

Struggling with your CPAP machine? Do not give up! Talk to your doctor about your concerns.

Why Statins May Benefit Sleep Apnea Patients

Why Statins May Benefit Sleep Apnea Patients

People with sleep apnea have larger deposits of inflammatory proteins that can damage the blood vessels and lead to heart attacks.

Snoring is a serious problem

Can Nasal Strips Stop Snoring?

Nasal strips are simple to use and inexpensive. But they’re not a permanent fix for some types of snoring. Here’s what you should know.

Safer Way to Buy a Used CPAP

A Safer Way to Buy a Used CPAP for Sleep Apnea

Secondhand CPAP devices are for sale online at prices that are generally far below full retail cost. But don’t be tempted. Here’s what to do instead.

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How to Treat Sleep Apnea

Lifestyle measures, such as losing weight and sleeping on your side, may help treat sleep apnea. But a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) mask is effective in 80 to 90 percent of people.

How I Conquered Sleep Apnea

My snoring would often awaken my wife. I often felt fatigued throughout the day and fought to keep my eyes open while driving home from work. Here’s what I did to save myself.

CPAP Mask Tips for People With Sleep Apnea

Although your CPAP mask may take some getting used to, it’s worth making the effort to use it consistently.