Would Losing Weight Cure Your Sleep Apnea?

Can sleep apnea be cured with weight loss? It depends on the root cause of your obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). In many cases, losing weight helps, but there are situations where it’s not enough. The Correlation Between Sleep Apnea and Obesity According to CDC data, about 30% of people in California are considered obese. Obstructive … Read more

Mouth Breathing When Sleeping – Symptoms and Treatments

Mouth Breathing When Sleeping

Many people living in Los Angeles and Las Vegas experience sleep issues, and those issues frequently come from difficulty breathing through the nose. Mouth breathing can affect the quality of your rest at night, and it’s often a sign of other issues that could lead to sleep apnea and similar conditions. Fortunately, mouth breathing can … Read more

Why Your Sinusitis, Snoring, and Sleep Apnea Could Be Related

Man Sleeping

There’s nothing worse than a poor night’s sleep. If your sleep difficulties are caused by breathing difficulties, you and your bed partner are likely to both wake up unrested. In fact, 30 percent of participants say their sweetie’s snoring causes them to routinely sleep in a separate room, according to one UK Study. Beyond its … Read more

Do Nasal Polyps Cause Sleep Apnea?

Do Nasal Polyps Cause Sleep Apnea?

If the thought of having growths in your nose makes you a little uncomfortable, you’re not alone. Though generally considered non-cancerous, nasal polyps are common because they can block airways. If you’ve been told you breathe through your mouth at night or make loud, gasping noises when you sleep, you could be battling obstructive sleep … Read more

Is my Snoring Really Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

Is my Snoring Really Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

Anyone who’s ever caught an elbow to the rib cage from a sleep deprived partner knows how disruptive their snoring can be. But in some cases, it can be dangerous, too. Nearly half the population snores, but for about 22 million Americans, that snoring is actually an audible sign of something more serious: Obstructive Sleep … Read more

Long-Term Health Effects of Chronic Snoring

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We spend a third of our lives sleeping — but many of us are in denial about how much rest we are actually getting and how detrimental this lack of sleep can be to our health. For example, if you’re a chronic snorer, you could be suffering long-term effects without realizing it. Snoring is a … Read more

Women & Snoring: The Risks and Causes

Women Snoring

Though snoring is commonly found in both women and men, when asked to picture someone who has sleep apnea, chances are you imagine a larger middle-aged man whose wife must endure loud, trumpeting snoring.  While many of Dr. Marc Kayem’s snoring and sleep apnea patients are men, women can have sleep apnea and snoring problems … Read more