Best Mouth Tape for Sleeping

Have you heard of mouth tape for sleeping? It’s not just the latest wellness trend; mouth tape offers significant benefits, such as improving sleep quality and oral health. The mouth connects to the rest of the body and is an essential piece of the health puzzle from a functional medicine perspective. Many Rejuvenation Health patients […]

14 CPAP Alternatives for Sleep Apnea [2022 Research Update]

Sleep apnea occurs when breathing is interrupted during sleep due to a number of factors. Sleep apnea treatment should be customized based on a person’s specific needs and individual symptoms. One size does not fit all. The most common and well-known way of treating this condition is using a CPAP machine. This therapy can be […]

Sleep Disordered Breathing in Children & Adults

Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) is the general term for any problems with breathing during sleep. SDBs include a number of conditions, but the most common is sleep apnea.Are sleep-disordered breathing and sleep apnea the same? Sleep apnea is a kind of sleep-disordered breathing. Other blockages to the upper airway are not considered sleep apnea, although they […]

Mouth Guards for Sleep Apnea: Pros & Cons

A sleep apnea mouth guard is an alternative to sleep study prescribed continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy that many find uncomfortable for daily use. The challenge is identifying the right mouth guard with a proper fit for treating sleep apnea symptoms. Some mouth guards can improve sleep and reduce snoring caused by obstructive sleep […]

The Nasal Cavity: Parts, Function, and Diseases

What is the nasal cavity? The nasal cavity (comprising the nasal passages) is an essential passage of the upper respiratory tract. It is divided into right and left divisions by the nasal septum, a cartilaginous structure. Each half opens onto the face via the nare and communicates behind with the nasopharynx through the choanae. Most […]

6 Common CPAP Machine Side Effects & Prevention

A continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine is a device that delivers consistent airflow pressure through a hose and mask attached to your face. A CPAP forces your airway to remain open while you’re asleep. CPAP therapy is a common treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in both adults and children. Why do I feel […]

Sleep Apnea Treatments That Work

Sleep apnea is a breathing disorder that leads to serious impacts on overall health if left untreated. Finding the right sleep apnea treatment is an important component of keeping yourself healthy. What are the benefits of treating sleep apnea? The benefits of treating sleep apnea are improved sleep quality and a lower risk of several […]

Sleep Apnea Symptoms: 3 Types & What To Look For

Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder where patients repeatedly stop breathing for short periods, usually 10 to 30 seconds. During these apneic episodes, the patient’s blood oxygen levels plummet, and the body and brain don’t get the oxygen they need to keep functioning. Sleep apnea symptoms vary from patient to patient and depend on the […]

Is Sleeping With Your Mouth Open Dangerous? Symptoms & Treatments

Sleeping with your mouth open may not seem like a big deal, but it’s a major red flag that you’re not breathing properly at night, which can have a severe negative impact on your overall health and wellness. In fact, chronic mouth breathing is one of the primary symptoms of sleep apnea. This condition can […]

Hypoxemia (Low Blood Oxygen): Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

Hypoxemia occurs when you don’t have enough oxygen in your blood. The hemoglobin molecules in your red blood cells don’t carry as much oxygen as they should, and your body doesn’t get the amount of oxygen it needs for everyday functions. Several factors can cause hypoxemia, including sleep apnea, lung disease, other chronic lung conditions, […]