On this page I’ve listed some helpful videos, podcasts, online forums, and products that can help you to overcome (or at least reduce) your sleep apnea.
If you have a suggestion for a great resource to add, please contact me by clicking here.
Sleep Apnea Treatment Videos
A good, quick video describing the main way to diagnose sleep apnea (a sleep study, also called a “polysomnogram”):
Dr. Steven Park briefly describes some of the side effects of sleep apnea:
An excellent clip from the Rosie O’Donnell show, in which she describes her sleep apnea and speaks with a sleep doctor about diagnosis and CPAP therapy:
Sleep Apnea Podcasts
If you like listening to podcasts, here are a couple that might interest you:
Dr. Rizan Hajal lists the different treatment options available for sleep apnea; including surgery, oral appliances, weight, medications and the CPAP.
In this podcast you can learn some of the causes and treatments of sleep apnea. Who is more prone to develop it? Why is it dangerous? Find out how it can be misdiagnosed and what some of the many treatment options are:
There are several excellent online forums/chat groups that you can join for free and get advice from other people with sleep apnea:
This is the American Sleep Apnea Association’s forum, and even includes a section for Spanish-speakers!
A forum dedicated to discussion about CPAP therapy:
I’ll be adding some product recommendations here soon!