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Category Archives: Sleep Apnea

The Modern Day UPPP | Sinus & Snoring Specialists

The Modern Day UPPP

Patients have heard about this procedure for snoring and sleep apnea and have many questions. The purpose of this procedure is to elevate and stiffen the soft palate. The soft palate is the structure in the back of your throat that includes the uvula (the little thing that hangs in the back of your throat). […]



6 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Snoring Austin TX

6 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Snoring

Patients frequently will say that their snoring is much worse on certain nights versus their usual snoring. They want to know what factors may be causing this issue and what simple things they can do to help. Ways to Reduce Your Snoring Snoring typically comes from a vibration of the soft palate and tongue in […]


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Alternatives to CPAP

Do You have sleep apnea but can’t tolerate a CPAP? Learn about the other options available A CPAP machine pumps pressure through a mask to stent open the back of the throat during sleep. Patients can find the sensation of the pressure to be very bothersome and oftentimes may have claustrophobic feelings when wearing the […]



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Myth Busters – Home Sleep Tests

What is a Home Sleep Test?  One of the biggest reasons that people with snoring or possible sleep apnea never have it evaluated is because they don’t want to go to a sleep lab. The idea of all of those wires, the electrodes, someone watching, and a strange environment isn’t appealing. They know they will […]


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Evaluate your snoring with a Home Sleep Test

What is a Home Sleep Test? One of the biggest reasons that people with snoring or possible sleep apnea never have it evaluated is because they don’t want to go to a sleep lab. The idea of all of those wires, the electrodes, someone watching, and a strange environment isn’t appealing. They know they will […]



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Snoring Causing Problems at Home?

Sleeping next to someone that snores can be miserable, and it can lead to significant relationship issues.  Sleeping in separate beds, wearing ear plugs, and kicking the snorer, is not fun! The good news is that it is treatable!  There are many options to arrive at a successful resolution available with modern treatments. Most people never […]


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Hate your CPAP machine? You may have other options!

“There is no way I can wear that CPAP mask”. As a physician, board certified in sleep medicine, I have heard that too many times to count. The truth is that I couldn’t wear it either. In fact only about 50% of patients prescribed a CPAP machine will use it successfully. Unfortunately, patients are usually […]


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