sleep apnea

Top 5 Questions to Ask when Shopping for a CPAP Machine for your Sleep Apnea and Snoring Treatment

Top 5 Questions to Ask when Shopping for a CPAP Machine for your Sleep Apnea and Snoring Treatment

The top 5 questions to ask before buying a new CPAP machine to treat your sleep apnea or snoring. From Austin's top-rated sleep lab since 1999, SleepSomatics Diagnostic Center.

This New Sleep Apnea Breakthrough Will Change CPAP Forever

This New Sleep Apnea Breakthrough Will Change CPAP Forever

Throw away your old Darth Vader CPAP mask and get ready for a new breakthrough in sleep apnea and snoring treatment that has SleepSomatics own clinical staff raving about comfort and ease of use. Introducing the Brevida, the next leap forward in CPAP technology.

SleepSomatics Patient Review: Five of Five Stars (John C., Lakeway, TX)

SleepSomatics Patient Review: Five of Five Stars (John C., Lakeway, TX)

"Thanks to Joshua for the thorough sleep study de-brief and for answering all of my many questions ... Spent a good 45 minutes discussing the data and made me understand that everyone is unique when it comes to sleep apnea."

Sleep More to Reduce Diabetes Risk

Sleep More to Reduce Diabetes Risk

A U.S. research study indicates that increasing quality, restorative sleep can reduce diabetes risk, confirming that improving sleep improves one's health.

Mandating Commercial Motor Vehicle CDL Obstructive Sleep Apnea Testing

Mandating Commercial Motor Vehicle CDL Obstructive Sleep Apnea Testing

The most effective way to reduce automobile fatalities caused by sleep deprivation are to mandate screening of all CMV operators for obstructive sleep apnea, enact verifiable sleep testing protocols for these screenings, and enforce nationwide compliance for all commercial drivers’ license medical examiners. 

This article is an opinion essay by a SleepSomatics clinician. The views expressed do not necessarily represent the views of SleepSomatics.

The Relationship between Sleep Apnea, Depression, and Erectile Dysfunction

The Relationship between Sleep Apnea, Depression, and Erectile Dysfunction

"A new research study finds link between depression, erectile dysfunction, and the common and untreated sleep disorder, obstructive sleep apnea."

Go Back to Sleep Before Back-to-School

Go Back to Sleep Before Back-to-School

As Texas kids head back to school, many parents don't know that their children's summer sleep habits and poor school year sleep is responsible for poor grades, poor academic performance, behavioral problems, and if left-untreated, long-term health complications.

1 in 5 Deaths from Drowsy Driving

1 in 5 Deaths from Drowsy Driving

Drunk driving kills nearly 30 Americans daily. Texting and distracted driving kills more than 9 Americans daily. What about drowsy (or fatigued) driving? The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety estimates a staggering 1 in 5 fatalities are caused by drowsy drivers.