Snoring and Sleep Apnea

What Is Sleep Apnea?

Why you should worry about snoring and daytime sleepiness
The most undiagnosed sleep disorder in the country may also be the most dangerous: Obstructive sleep apnea, a condition that robs more than 20 million Americans of rest every night.  Read More


Expert David Rapoport Gives Advice on Sleep Apnea, CPAP, and Alternative Therapies

Dr. David Rapoport
Dr. David Rapoport
Director of the Sleep Medicine Program at the NYU School of Medicine
Q: I just started using my CPAP machine and have noticed a big improvement in my sleep. Do I need to use it every night?

A: Absolutely. Studies have shown that the moment you remove your continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) mask, obstructive sleep apnea returns. While you may be able to get away with one or two nights without the machine, the symptoms will eventually come back. It's simple: If you don't wear the mask, you will have sleep apnea episodes. Read More


The Best Websites About Sleep Apnea

To help you find the answers to all your sleep apnea questions, we’ve combed the Web for the most helpful online resources. From support groups and forums to online CPAP retailers this list has it all.   View slideshow

Video: Perspectives on Snoring and Sleep Apnea