BLACKSTONE BLOG

  • Types of Sleep Apnea: Understanding the Differences

    While most people are familiar with the term ‘sleep apnea’, it often comes as a surprise to learn that there is more than one type of the condition. There are actually three kinds of sleep apnea, and some are more severe than others. Here’s a guide, outlining the key differences between them. ...

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  • Sleep Apnea or Sleep Paralysis? Understanding the Difference

    Do you find yourself waking up and being unable to breathe? Or fighting to regain full use of your limbs? This disturbing sensation is often attributed to sleep apnea, but actually, the root cause might be something entirely different. Sleep paralysis is less common, but none the less, if you’re e...

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  • Studies Show Sleep Apnea Puts You at Greater Risk of Developing Dementia

    It stands to reason that sleep apnea can have an adverse impact on cognitive function. After all, essentially, the condition limits oxygen to the brain; and many sufferers report feeling sluggish the following day, or unable to concentrate. However, studies reveal that the problem may be more severe...

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  • Could Your Snoring Problem Actually Be Sleep Apnea?

    In most cases, snoring is fairly harmless; though for the person trying to sleep next to a snorer, it may not feel that way! However, in other instances, snoring can actually be a sign that something is more seriously wrong with your health. Sleep apnea is a very common problem, but alarmingly, fewe...

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  • Is Your Problem Definitely Sleep Apnea?

    Do you find yourself waking up each day feeling more drained and exhausted than when you climbed into bed the night before? If so, you might be wondering whether you’ve got sleep apnea, and if so, what can be done to address the problem. However, whilst sleep apnea is a common condition, affecting...

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  • Is Sleep Apnea a Life-Threatening Condition?

    For many people who suspect they may have sleep apnea, they aren’t aware of the severity of the condition. After all, simply waking up feeling a little bit tired doesn’t seem so serious, does it? However, sleep apnea should never be taken lightly. In severe cases, it can have real impact on your...

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  • Does Your Child Have Sleep Apnea? How to Tell

    It’s generally thought that sleep apnea is only experienced by adults. However, the truth of the matter is that many children suffer from the condition too, and this can have an impact on their health and development. Sleep Apnea in Children: Signs to Look Out For Most parents tend to notice when ...

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  • Sleep Apnea and High Blood Pressure: What are the Risks?

    There are more than a few medical researchers who now believe that there may be a connection between sleep apnea and high blood pressure, even if the high blood pressure is being treated with medications. Because so many people suffer from one or the other of these maladies (sleep apnea or high bloo...

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