Sleep Apnea

A child snoring because of obstructive sleep apnea

If a Child Snores, Is Surgery the Answer?

Surgeons often remove tonsils and adenoids in children to help treat snoring and mild sleep-disordered breathing. Ongoing research will determine whether surgery or watchful waiting best improves symptoms.

December 09, 2016 6:00 AM
A woman taking a sleep apnea test at home

When Is a Home Sleep Apnea Test Appropriate?

Home testing is becoming more common to diagnose obstructive sleep apnea, with many insurance providers considering it a cost-effective alternative and some patients preferring its convenience. But it isn’t suitable for everyone.

March 18, 2016 7:00 AM