Breathing and Sleep Center

Breathing and Sleep Center of Colorado Springs

How to create and keep healthy sleep habits

There are a number of issues that can impact your sleep health, like lifestyle, depression, or medical issues. Some may struggle with sleep-related conditions including sleep disordered breathing, or sleep apnea which is typically more common among men. Adequate sleep is integral to holistic wellbeing.  Are you getting enough restful sleep? Establish healthy sleep habits and be consistent! …

How to create and keep healthy sleep habits Read More »

Breathing and Sleep Center of Colorado Springs

Symptoms of Heart Disease are also Signs you may Have Sleep Apnea

February is National Heart Month, so now is a good time to be thinking about the symptoms of heart disease, and how to avoid potentially dangerous complications from heart disease. You may have some of these symptoms, but they may also be indicators of  sleep apnea. If you aren’t sleeping well, or you constantly suffer …

Symptoms of Heart Disease are also Signs you may Have Sleep Apnea Read More »

Breathing and Sleep Center of Colorado Springs

How is snoring linked to behavioral issues in children

Snoring is the harsh, loud and disrupting sound made when air flows past relaxed throat tissues, causing the them to vibrate when breathing. Snoring is often thought to only afflict older men, but in fact, nearly half of all adults snore occasionally.  Nearly 40 percent of adult men and 24 percent of adult women snore …

How is snoring linked to behavioral issues in children Read More »

Breathing and Sleep Center of Colorado Springs

How holiday festivities affect your sleep

The holidays have to be the most anticipated season of the year. Whether you celebrate Hannukah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, or New Year’s, there’s something to be said about decorating, partying, seeing family, and indulging in your favorite foods. Even though the holidays are fun and exciting, they can also be stressful and interrupt your routine. This …

How holiday festivities affect your sleep Read More »

Breathing and Sleep Center of Colorado Springs

CPAP Recall Update: Alternative Treatment to CPAP Machine

As of June 30, 2021, the FDA has issued multiple alerts to users of some types of Philips respironics ventilators, BiPAP, and CPAP machines, all due to potential safety risks associated with these machines. These pieces of equipment all make use of polyester-based polyurethane foam for sound abatement, which helps muffle the sound and vibration …

CPAP Recall Update: Alternative Treatment to CPAP Machine Read More »