Sleep apnea

Sleep Apnea Then and Now

Sleep apnea is a serious condition affecting millions of Americans, but it wasn’t mentioned in any medical literature until 1965. We’ve come a long way since then, and sleep apnea is our specialty at SLEEPwell in Longview. The symptoms of sleep apnea, however, were known before it was recognized and given a name. In its

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Sleep Apnea: Complications and Treatment

Obstructive sleep apnea can have a serious impact on your life, but not in a good way. If you or someone close to you has it, give us a call at At SLEEPwell in Longview. The most direct impact of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is on the quality of daily life. Since it decreases the

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Why Do I Have Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a surprisingly common condition, affecting upwards of thirty million people in the United States alone. It’s a serious condition that we can treat at SLEEPwell in Longview. People often wonder why they’ve developed sleep apnea. There is no known cause, but we do know that the chances of getting it increase with

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Daytime Fatigue? It May Be OSA

People with obstructive sleep apnea struggle to breathe as they sleep, and usually are tired during their waking hours. It’s a common and serious condition, but there is help at SLEEPwell in Longview. There are several types of sleep apnea, but obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the most common. It happens when the sleeper’s airway

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Sleep Apnea and Gender

Sleep apnea is a very common disorder, and anyone can get it. But it’s far more common in men than women. If you or someone close to you is coping with sleep apnea, call us at SLEEPwell in Longview. The most common type of the condition is obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA for short. This

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Apnea: Sleeping Without Breath

The word “apnea” comes from Greek, and it means “without breath.” Sleep apnea, then, is a condition in which someone’s breathing stops involuntarily as they sleep. It is treatable at SLEEPwell Longview. Sleep apnea is more common than you may realize, affecting more than eighteen million Americans, accordng to the National Sleep Foundation. It affects

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A Good Night’s Sleep?

It seems like everyone complains about not getting a good night’s sleep. From trouble falling asleep to trouble staying asleep, more than a quarter of all Americans say they have some kind of issue. But as bad as these are, sleep apnea is in a class by itself. There is help available at SLEEPwell Longview.

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